Our Father, Our Protector: The effects of the Indigenous absent father Webinar: Red Wind Consulting

Supporting our native brothers, as they heal from domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, teen dating and sex trafficking is a vital part of children and youth victim service. Many of our children are growing up without fathers or good male role models. How can our young men become good sons, brothers, fathers, mentors without other men around? They can’t, and this webinar will help us understand why men need support service too. How can our communities get involved and what programming is available to support our indigenous men? How you and your program can create partnerships with these important partners.

Investigating Stalking in Sexual Assault Crimes Webinar: National Tribal Trial College, SWCLAP

Investigating and prosecuting stalking in sexual assault crimes in Indian Country brings about multi-dimensional challenges. This webinar is designed to understand the prevalence of stalking in Indian Country, jurisdictional and societal concerns, and how law enforcement officers, attorneys, first responders, and lay advocates respond to the crime of stalking.

Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska Webinar, Part 1: IAFN

This virtual TA session will expose the nature of sex trafficking of Native people in reservation, rural, urban and village communities. During this session we will discuss a general overview of definitions, recruitment tactics, survivor realities and the role advocates and services providers can offer to impact this multi-million-dollar industry. By introducing the unique cultural impacts and limitations of Native communities, this webinar will present true-to-life experiences that come from historical and contemporary coercive tactics and methods.

Sacred Hoop Coalition: Leadership and Capacity Building Institute

Virtual Google Meet

Leadership and Capacity Building Institute features a full week of presentations on financial independence, business creation, civic engagement, and personal empowerment by powerful women leaders and change-makers working to create social, political and personal change.

Positive Indigenous Parenting Webinar: Red Wind Consulting

Parenting is often affected when domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or sex trafficking has happened. Whether parenting issues are ongoing due to abusive relationship or are ongoing due to generational trauma we need to support our victims/ survivors as they develop new skills to increase success for our indigenous youth. What does positive parenting for indigenous parents look like? This webinar will discuss small steps we can make in our homes, schools and communities that will have a lasting positive change in children and teens on the reservations. Many of our parents struggle with disciplining, setting boundaries and how to support children who have been through trauma. Stepping away from the blaming of our own parents and connecting with our ancestors to set things right for the next generation is what is webinar is all about.

Assessment Tools Webinar, Part 1: Native Alliance Against Violence

This webinar covers:  1. What is a survey 2. Advantages vs. disadvantages 3. Things to consider (why, what, who, how) 4. Types of questions 5. Informed consent 6. Analyzing data for program/policy development and/or improvement. This webinar will also provide an example of a post-training survey and a community survey. We will help programs understand the difference between program assessment for improvement and evaluative research type activities – the latter being an activity that cannot be done with OVW tribal government grant funds.

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.

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