Centers for Disease Control
2011

This online course offers interactive learning features and expert interviews, leading individuals working to end violence through an explanation of leading principles on violence prevention.  The course breaks down components of violence including the economic burdens of violence, child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.

Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)

RePlay: Finding Zoe is an online video game that seeks to promote healthy relationships and challenge the acceptance of violence and unhealthy relationships in young people’s lives. The game centers on a group of kids searching for their friend Zoe, who is believed to be in an abusive relationship.(available in English & French)

The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

Designed for use by trainers, this 2-day curriculum teaches advocates about advocacy/counseling, the realities and impact of sexual assault, procedures to follow in common situations, techniques to support recovery, and compassion fatigue and self-care. The curriculum focuses on intervening with individuals in a crisis rather than long-term and group counseling.

Student Success

This sexual assault awareness program is designed for college students and uses video vignettes, peer discussion, and survivor stories. 

Government Innovators Network for the Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
2008

This online event examined how law enforcement can work with SAFE's in order to collect sufficient evidence and provide quality care to the victim.  The panel discussed the importance of DNA collection and non-contamination, legal considerations, and the VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) requirement for states to provide free forensic exams to sexual assault victims who choose not to report the assault to law enforcement. * Registration is required.

Prevention Connection
2009

This podcast highlights the foundations of effective sexual violence prevention that draw from both the feminist movement and from research based approaches in field such as public health.
Reading from: D.S. Lee, L. Guy, B. Perry, C. K. Sniffen, S. A. Mixson, (2007) Sexual Violence Prevention, The Prevention Researcher, Volume 14(2), pp. 15-20. ©2007, Integrated Research Services, Inc. Used with permission.
 

American Academy of Pediatrics

This PowerPoint presentation is meant to facilitate participants' involvement in community-level sexual violence prevention efforts. It discusses what puts children and adolescents at risk for sexual violence and what you as a parent and a community member to prevent sexual violence.

PREVENT

This slideshow defines sexual violence, describes the scope of the problem and risk factors, identifies related data sources, and explores the impact of sexual violence and its intersection with other forms of violence.

Prevention Pathways, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Each year, more than 500,000 non-fatal violent crimes are committed against women. These crimes include sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Many of these crimes involve the use of alcohol or other drugs. The course describes these "hidden problems" and identifies risk factors, screening and assessment tools, prevention and intervention strategies, tools for clients, and legal issues.

NEARI Training Center
2010

This introductory online course covers how best to identify and intervene with youth who exhibit sexually abusive behaviors—to prevent them from hurting any other victims. It provides an overview of how sexual-abuse-specific assessment, case management and treatment can help give a teenager the opportunity to live an abuse-free life.

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