Sexual Assault on Tribal College Campuses Webinar: Red Wind Consulting

(11:00-12:30 pm AK Time, 12:00-1:30pm PST, 1:00-2:30pm MST, 3:00-4:30pm EST) Presented by Victoria Ybanez and Raquel DeHerrera Our Native communities experience sexual violence at higher rates than non-Native communities and our Tribal college campuses are not immune to the impacts of sexual assault. Understanding the dynamics of sexual assault is important to know when creating a culturally holistic sexual assault response on your campus. This webinar will define what sexual assault is and how it impacts students, faculty and staff on Tribal college campuses. It will also point out possible barriers to responding to sexual assault on Tribal college campuses and [...]

Resilient Housing and Advocate Response Teams (HART): Red Wind Consulting

Virtual Google Meet

By working as allies, Tribal Advocates and Tribal Housing Authorities can expand each other’s capacity, increase survivor options, fill tribal housing gaps, and improve long term outcomes. Each partner brings a certain skill set, knowledge base, and networking circle that can be beneficial for survivors who are participating in housing programs. This webinar will include guidance to start and sustain your housing partnerships, with some tips for staying on track. If you are already involved in Housing and Advocate Response Team (HART) work, then this webinar will also provide an opportunity for a HART check-in. You’ll be able to reflect on issues that may have come up, and consider potential action steps to work through those issues.

Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska Webinar, Part 2: IAFN

Virtual Google Meet

This webinar will include an overview of the role health professionals play in responding to trafficking victims. We will examine the need for Forensic Examiners to create a critical and coordinated response to sex trafficked victims in Indian Country. Identifying victim safety and their needs are vital decisions when coordinating efforts and removing barriers. Understanding importance of cross training in Indian Country by using a coordinated effort will improve a safe transition for the victim and successful prosecution.

Assessment Tools Webinar, Part 1: Native Alliance Against Violence

Virtual Google Meet

What is a survey? What are the advantages vs. disadvantages? This webinar will answer these questions as well as things to consider - the why, what, who, how of surveying; types of questions; informed consent; and analyzing data for program/policy development and/or improvement. Examples of post-training and community surveys will be provided. We'll help programs understand the difference between program assessment for improvement and evaluative research type activities.

Building Cultural and Traditional Services in Schools: The power of our language, Red Wind Consulting

Virtual Google Meet

In this webinar we will discuss how using empowering words today can have a powerful impact on our children. Taking a deeper look at our own language and the words our ancestors spoke helps us unlock a missing piece of ourselves. When we speak our language, we become connected in a way that can’t be seen but felt. How can introducing cultural and language class in your school help children and youth affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, teen dating and sex trafficking? This webinar will focus on using empowering words to support survivors.

Unlearning What We Were Told: Supporting LGBTQ2S Survivors of Sexual Assault, IAFN

Virtual Google Meet

Sexual assault survivors who are LGBTQ2S often have specific needs and face unique barriers to seeking services and support. In this webinar, you will learn how to make your agency welcoming and inclusive, how to proactively address common concerns of LGBTQ2S survivors, and how to ensure that LGBTQ2S survivors see your agency as an affirming resource.

Advocating for Children and Youth Experiencing Trauma: Red Wind Consulting

Virtual Google Meet

Tribal communities have statistically high rates of children and youth affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, teen dating and sex trafficking. This webinar will discuss how children experience trauma, how their trauma symptoms can look different, and what is typically expected when providing advocacy for children and youth. Each child’s reactions to trauma will be different, but almost all children who experience trauma will have emotional or behavioral changes for some time. Reactions can become problematic when they become severe and ongoing. This webinar will examine trauma and how to provide services and supports that lessen the trauma impact related to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, teen dating and sex trafficking.

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