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The NSVRC has a variety of podcasts series in both audio, video and txt format. Please check back often for new additions.
National Sexual Assault Conference Podcasts
NSVRC xChange Forum Podcasts
NSVRC Share Your Stories Project
Mapping Prevention Podcast Series
Just Rural Podcast Series
This series includes excerpts from the annual National Sexual Assault Conference.
View Podcast (30:35 min) Becca Stevens, founder of the Magdalene House and Thistle Farms, delivers the keynote speech at the 2011 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC).
Also see videos produced by the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault videos from the 2010 National Sexual Assault Conference.
This podcast series is part of the NSVRC xCHANGE forum where research and practice converge to end sexual violence.
Listen (12:37 min) In this NSVRC xCHANGE podcast, Dr. Sarah E. Ullman discusses her recent book, Talking About Sexual Assault: Society's Response to Survivors. This book explores women's rape disclosure, addressing such issues as why, how often, and to whom women disclose their sexual assault and how these responses affect survivors.
This project focuses on collecting and celebrating successful bystander intervention stories. Read more about the project.
Listen (9:39 min) Cassandra Thomas, Director of the Houston Area Women’s Center shares a successful bystander intervention story for the NSVRC’s Share your Stories project.
The NSVRC's Mapping Prevention video podcast series highlights unique state and community approaches to the prevention of sexual violence.
Mapping Prevention: Incorporating Healthy Sexuality
(4:16 min) This video podcast features a conversation with Alison Bellavance, Director of Education and Training at Planned Parenthood of Northeast and Mid-Penn in Pennsylvania, about incorporating healthy sexuality approaches into sexual violence prevention work.
Mapping Prevention: Mapping Prevention: Consent Work in LGBTQI Communities
(13:02 min) This video podcast features a conversation with Dustina Hasse-Lanier and Jessica Gilbertson of the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence about consent and prevention work in LGBTQI communities.
Mapping Prevention: Virginia's YES Campaign
(5:57 min) This video podcast features a conversation with Jonathan Yglesias, Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator for the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance about the state's YES Campaign and their vision for branding prevention.Transcript.
Mapping Prevention: Branding Prevention
(8:58 min) In this video podcast we talk with Ashley Maier, former Prevention Program Coordinator with the Oregon Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force, about the concept of branding prevention as well as successful social branding strategies.Transcript.
Mapping Prevention: Engaging Fathers
(13:37 min) In this video podcast we talk with Craig Norberg-Bohm, Coordinator of the Men's Initiative for Jane Doe, Inc. in Massachusetts, about the Responsible Fatherhood program and why engaging men (and fathers in particular) is integral to ending sexual violence.Transcript.
This series highlights innovative sexual assault programs and success stories from rural communities across the United States.
Teen Mentoring and Peer Support Program
(8:40 min) Ms. Barbara Booth, a staff member of the Community Student Learning Center in Lexington, Mississippi, a Rural Grantee agency of the Office on Violence Against Women is highlighted in this video podcast. The Community Student Learning Center is implementing a mentoring and peer support program to end intimate partner sexual violence among teens. Here Ms. Booth describes some key aspects of the student peer support project. Transcript
Sexual Assault Response Team Development
(12:38 min) This video podcast is an interview with Ms. Elizabeth Nieves is the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator for Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Pittsboro, North Carolina. Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services is a Rural Grantee agency of the Office on Violence Against Women. In this interview, Ms. Nieves discusses her efforts to organize a SART by reaching out to local partners, including law enforcement leadership. Transcript
Law Enforcement as Community Mentors to Youth
(7:33 min) John Haynes is Chief Investigator of the City of Durant Police Department in Durant, Mississippi. This video podcast highlights Investigator Haynes as a community partner of the Community Student Learning Center in Lexington, Mississippi, a Rural Grantee of the Office on Violence Against Women. The Community Student Learning Center is implementing a mentoring and peer support program to end intimate partner sexual violence among teens. Here Mr. Haynes discusses his experiences as a community mentor and how it has informed his work as a police officer. Transcript
Strategies for Prosecuting Sexual Assault Cases
(11:39 min) This video podcast is an interview with Mr. Thomas Nolan is Special Projects Staff Attorney with the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault in St. Paul, Minnesota. He develops educational resources on sexual assault for judges and court officials. Mr. Nolan has extensive experience in prosecuting sexual assault cases in rural areas. Here, he discusses his strategies for the prosecution of sexual assault cases, focusing on the theme and the story of the case. Transcript
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Listen (3:48 min) Dr. Linda Degutis, Director of the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control provides an overview of sexual assault awareness month. Transcript.
This series is a collaborative project between VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and focuses on building the work of VAWnet’s Applied Research Papers.
Listen (7:47 min) Karen Baker, NSVRC Director, discusses her reflections on the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Changing Perceptions of Sexual Violence Over Time. Transcript.