In this webinar, Qizhjeh Heritage Institute (QHI) will discuss social marketing and social norms; explain social marketing strategies for violence prevention - including positive normative messaging; examine stigma and breaking the cycle of violence; analyze existing violence prevention campaigns.
Students who have been sexually assaulted may turn to a professor directly or they may disclose through an assignment. It is critical that faculty and staff know how to respond to students in a way that does not re-traumatize students. Faculty and staff should be aware of on-and-off campus resources along with any accommodations they are able to provide. In this webinar, faculty and staff will learn what it means to respond in a trauma-informed way for students who disclose sexual assault, and what they should know ahead of time in case of a disclosure.
A discussion of protection orders unique to the sexual assault survivor as well as protection order overlaps when a sexual assault survivor is also a survivor of domestic violence. We will delve into how a protection order addresses safety and batterer accountability, and include tips to drafting an enforceable protection order for sexual assault survivors.
Crossing the Bridge: Tribal, State and Local Collaborations for Enforcement of Tribal Protection Orders, MSH-TA Webinar SeriesHolly2021-12-07T15:18:25+00:00
This webinar will focus on drafting enforceable tribal protection orders including Full Faith and Credit and drafting remedies tailored to meet the needs of victims, as well as drafting enforceable protection orders that may provide the basis for criminal actions for violations of a protection order. The session concludes with a discussion on tribal protection order enforcement issues and includes some promising practices for state and local enforcement of tribal protection orders.
The Housing First model has been shown to be a highly effective approach to achieving permanent housing for chronically homeless individuals with serious mental illness and chemical dependency. Based on the presumption that helping people obtain stable housing before addressing other concerns makes dealing with these other issues easier, and the evidence has strongly supports this claim. Components of the model that themselves toward achieving similar goals for homeless domestic violence survivors, survivors of sexual assault, and their children. Webinar participants will explore what housing first is and how it can serve as a strong model to providing transitional housing for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking within their tribe.
Advocates other service providers require continued education on the new dangers online. Since the pandemic, there are many new criminal and digital threats that are unknown to many doing this work. Please join us as we discuss what to look for, how to monitor, current trends/apps, and support digital trafficking survivors while creating safer online life-ways in Indigenous communities.
Walking Alongside Two-spirit Survivors of Violence and Trafficking: A Personal Healing Journey, MSH-TA Webinar SeriesHolly2021-12-07T15:18:25+00:00
Two-spirit youth are at high risk of violence and exploitation. They are also often overlooked and underserved in the systems meant to protect them. Through the lens of her personal story of being trafficked, Jessica Gidagaakoons Smith, a two-spirit survivor and legal scholar, will present her extensive research on the MMIWG2S epidemic and discuss ways that agencies can start implementing changes and educating advocates to better serve all survivors by being culturally supportive and inclusive.
Introducing the concept of social and behavior change through the practice of social marketing. Presenters will explain how social marketing can be used as a method for combating violence against women and children in Native communities.
Virtual Training – Housing and Advocate Response Teams (HART): Partnerships Beyond Basic Housing, Red Wind ConsultingHolly2021-12-07T15:18:25+00:00
Two top concerns for survivors of domestic violence are safe housing and economic resources to maintain safety. Advocates are consistently seeking safe housing options for survivors, and housing authorities are looking for ways to build in programming to enhance family stability. How can Tribal advocates and Tribal housing authorities build a collaborative team in order to address these top concerns? This 3-day virtual conference will provide guidance on how a housing multi- disciplinary team can work together, through crisis and long-term responses, to fill Tribal housing gaps.
This webinar will discuss the prevalence of intimate partner sexual assault, the challenges associated with reporting and the specific healthcare and safety needs of American Indian/Alaska Native survivors.