Advocating for Children and Youth Experiencing Trauma: Red Wind Consulting

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.

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

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.

Assessment Tools Webinar, Part 1: Native Alliance Against Violence

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.

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

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

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.