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A recording of our February Expert Q&A session on “Strangulation and Intimate Partner Violence” is now available for viewing, along with a copy of the Power Point, on our Expert Q&A page.In this session, targeted to sexual assault clinicians, providers learn about the prevalence of strangulation associated with intimate partner violence, the physiology of strangulation, and patient care considerations.
In this session, providers discuss the legal concept of Full Faith and Credit; what interjurisdictional enforcement may look like for survivors and abusers; and help advocates navigate some of the challenges associated with interjurisdictional enforcement of protection orders under Full Faith and Credit. e.t., OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Keisha Varnell on "Forging Relationships Between Victim Services and Academic Institutions." Learn how victim service providers and academic institutions can create mutually beneficial relationships in which subject matter expertise, learning experiences, data, and best practices are developed, exchanged, and improved upon.Some, however, experience problems that lead to dropping out of school, drug use or crime.Adapted from the The 2013 Stress in America ™ survey reveals that many American teens report experiencing stress at unhealthy levels, appear uncertain in their stress management techniques and experience symptoms of stress in numbers that mirror adults’ experiences.With more than 25 years of experience working with and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities, Ms.Schwartz oversees SAFE’s disability services and abuse prevention program for youth and adults with a broad range of disabilities.Recordings of our March Elder Justice Initiative webinars, “MDT Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction,” and “Walkthrough of the EJI Website for USDA NIFA,” are now available for viewing on our past webinars page.
The “MDT Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction” webinar highlights real-world solutions from an elder abuse case review MDT.
April's Consultant Spotlight shines on Chris Newlin, the executive director of the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) where he provides leadership and management and participates in national and international training and leadership activities regarding the protection of children. Newlin has provided diverse training related to the NCAC Model, the multidisciplinary response to child abuse, the international development of child advocacy centers, forensic interviewing, best practices in child abuse intervention and response, and additional child maltreatment and exploitation topics.
A recording of our March Expert Q&A session on "Assisting Male Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse" is now available for viewing, along with a copy of the Power Point, on our Expert Q&A page.
February's Consultant Spotlight shines on Michelle Harkey, a victim service provider providing trauma-informed services focused on at-risk youth and children in the foster care system.
Based on her dedication to youth in need, she founded Stars Mentoring Services, LLC, an internationally accredited child and family service organization that provides therapeutic mentoring to at-risk youth and counseling services for military personnel, first responders, and crime victims and their families.
The OVC Human Trafficking Grantee Spotlight highlights the work and promising practices of OVC's Human Trafficking Grantees in serving victims of human trafficking and provides a space for grantees to relate to, identify with, and further engage with one another, the anti-trafficking community, and our many allied partners. She has trained thousands of corrections officials, medical and mental health practitioners, and direct service providers in the prevention and response to sexual violence behind bars. e.t., OVC TTAC will present an online Expert Q&A discussion with Erica L. A recording of our April Expert Q&A session on “The Intersection of Stalking, Sexual Assault, and Domestic Violence” is now available for viewing, along with a copy of the Power Point, on our Expert Q&A page.