Part 1 of 4 of the Summer Prevention Series 2016, this webinar was presented by Katie Abbott and Mark Silva of Diverse & Resilient. Implementing curricula and programs has been a key focus in prevention work – but how do we do it inclusively for LGBTQ people? Diverse & Resilient program coordinators, Katie Abbott and Mark Silva, discuss how curricula can...

Part 3 of 3 of the 2018 PREA Webinar Series...What is implicit bias, and why is it of particular importance when serving incarcerated people? Judgement Under the Radar begins with this discussion, including an explanation of the criminal justice system, traumas that may be experienced as a part of that system, and strategies to reduce bias when serving...

SurvJustice Founder Laura Dunn, Esq. briefly gives a background on her survivor story and national advocacy work on campus sexual violence before launching into a summary of the national movement for campus safety that has been increasing from 2010 to the present. The webinar provides a basic understanding of applicable laws and rights for survivors...

Presented by Jessica Van Iperen of the Sexual Violence Justice Institute (SVJI) at the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA). Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) want to make impactful institutional and system changes. A way to make lasting institutional changes can be through case file review. A process of reviewing case files...

In collaboration with the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, End Abuse welcomes Juanita Davis and Lisa Furr from the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) as they lead participants through a discussion on practical strategies and tips for working collaboratively to enhance supports and services to older survivors. Particular emphasis...

This webinar provides an overview of the NSVRC’s online Evaluation Toolkit and explores tools for culturally responsive evaluation and overall evaluation capacity building. Additionally, the webinar discusses how to do evaluation with limited resources and how the Toolkit can support evaluation at all levels...

The webinar discusses the importance of providing survivors with medically accurate information about emergency contraception to help prevent pregnancy as a result of the assault. It discusses the CCRV law, including the role of the advocate in ensuring survivors medical needs are being met...

Sexism, racism, ableism, and homophobia make people of color, those with disabilities, and trans individuals particularly susceptible to sexual violence. Experiences with institutionalized racism, sexism, homophobia, and ableism may make it difficult for college students, faculty, or staff members from these marginalized populations to trust the...

This webinar presents forensic DNA crime lab application of the sexual assault kit with the purpose of also educating the advocate and survivor on the scientific basics of forensic DNA.

This webinar explains how Federal laws may apply to employment situations involving these victims including hire/fire, sexual harassment, accommodations for disability (e.g., time off for treatment), medical confidentiality, and prohibited retaliation. Information will also be provided on how to file an employment discrimination charge with the EEOC.

In preparation for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this webinar discusses harnessing the power of the #MeToo movement to raise awareness and encourage action! Local programs across the state share their events, and Cara Courchesne of MECASA discusses the success of their #CanDo social media campaign.

Part 4 of 4 of the Summer Prevention Webinar Series, this webinar was presented by Amy Olejniczak and Erica Koepsel, Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health. The PATCH (Providers and Teens Communicating for Health) Program takes an unique and innovate approach to improving public health outcomes by highlighting the voices of Teen Educators. These...

This webinar addresses protections for immigrant survivors in family and immigration court and in front of department of homeland security. This includes language access in the courtroom, orders and restrictions on traveling and passports, guardianships and powers of attorney for children with underdocumented parents, VAWA Self Petition, U Nonimmigrant...

Presented by DeShanda Williams & Kyna Campbell, Pathfinders and Dr. Heather Hlavka, Marquette University, this presentation addresses research and practice related to boys' experiences of neglect and abuse and how a trauma-informed approach helps us to understand the links between masculinity, vulnerability, and violence. The presenters will...

Part 3 of 4 of the Summer Prevention Webinar Series, this webinar was presented by Amanda Schumacher and Blythe Newburg of the Family Support Center. Can popular TV shows and movies catalyze community conversations about preventing sexual violence? This webinar will explore using media to mindfully enrich sexual violence prevention work.

This webinar focuses on this year’s social norm for prevention, the normalization of violence and power. The webinar is hosted by local researcher Dr. Heather R Hlavka, an assistant professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University. Here she presents on her research related to the normalization of sexual violence and similar...

As the presence of technology increases in our personal and professional lives, preventionists benefit from learning to analyze both the risks and benefits of its use. When it comes to sexting, the focus is often on youth and the message is “just don’t do it.” In this webinar, participants will explore commonly proposed “prevention” messaging about...

Pam Malin and Nadya Rosen of Disability Rights Wisconsin join End Abuse and the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault for this webinar. This presentation explains the unique ways in which people with disabilities are a vulnerable population, particularly susceptible to domestic abuse and sexual assault. It discusses the dynamics of violence against people...

During this webinar, participants will learn about suicide data in Wisconsin, warning signs, risk and protective factors; how to ask someone if they’re thinking about suicide, assess for risk, and take the appropriate steps to refer to resources; and about supportive resources for people with lived experience of thoughts, attempts, and loss. Participants will also...

Meg Foster, Prevention Program Coordinator of the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force joins us for this webinar. Promoting sexual health is a key factor in preventing sexual violence. We jump-start our prevention efforts when we move beyond talking about what is wrong and come together to create a shared vision of healthy...

The Rape Crisis Center’s GameChangers Youth Advisory Board – a group of Dane County high school students dedicated to engaging in activism and fighting rape culture – will explain the of dynamics of the toxic system which forces adolescent survivors of sexual violence into the U.S. penal system. Beyond describing the logistics of this oppressive...

Olga Trujillo was diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder) at the age of 31 in response to crimes she experienced in adolescence. Over the past 26 years she has undergone an intense journey to understand what Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is, how she developed it, the impact on her life, and...

In 2015, the WI Department of Justice was awarded $4 million dollars, from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance and the District Attorney's Office of New York, to address the 6,000 un-submitted sexual assault kits in the state. Since that time, a massive statewide inventory of the un-submitted kits has been completed and kit testing has begun. This webinar...

NSVRC first released this toolkit in 2011 and released a revised edition in August 2018. The SART Toolkit is designed to support SARTs in all aspects of their work, containing practical tips, resources, and best practices to take your collaboration to the next level! This webinar explores the new toolkit, and talks about how you can best put it to use in your community...

A sexual assault can be one of the most traumatic experiences in a survivor’s life, often having a long-term impact. Re-engaging with survivors provides an opportunity to offer a genuine apology and to attempt to regain their trust in the criminal justice system. This webinar discusses resources available for local Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs)...

Part 2 of 4 of the Summer Prevention Series 2016, this webinar was presented by Marcellus Perry, Community Action Inc. of Rock and Walworth Counties. This workshop will focus on non-traditional strategies to engage target populations when the most direct route is closed to you.

Poetry is often about taking big, abstract concepts and "translating" them into concrete images and stories. This process, as useful as it is for poets and other artists, is also deeply connected to activism and advocacy. Where more and more young people understand and can "talk the talk" with regards to rape culture and gender violence, that talk isn't always...