Webinar: Creating Talking Sticks with Survivors

2023-05-09T18:04:48+00:00

Lisa Marie Iyotte will share with participants how making and sharing talking sticks can help with a survivor’s healing journey. Lisa will talk about what you can do to make a talking stick. We encourage you to do this on your own at your own pace after this session or with others who support you.

Webinar: Creating Talking Sticks with Survivors2023-05-09T18:04:48+00:00

Sacred Hoop Coalition 8th Annual DV Symposium: Infusing Culture into Advocacy

2023-01-10T20:09:37+00:00

Please join the Sacred Hoop Coalition for the 8th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium: Infusing Culture into Advocacy. The Symposium is an opportunity for us to come together to discuss emerging trends and issues in the work to end violence against Native women and strategies to make our communities safe and programs accessible to Native survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence. The theme of this year’s symposium is Infusing Culture into Advocacy: using culture in our advocacy response, including healing through culture, and making cultural resources available to those we serve.

Sacred Hoop Coalition 8th Annual DV Symposium: Infusing Culture into Advocacy2023-01-10T20:09:37+00:00

Using Experts for Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Violence Cases: IAFN

2021-12-08T16:32:05+00:00

Sexual violence cases often present evidentiary questions and issues that are not in easily understood without the assistance of someone with specialized knowledge, training, and/or experience. This can involve challenges to understanding the presence or absence of medical evidence, the impact of toxicology on the human body, as well as the effects of trauma and the range of individual responses to sexual violence. Experienced professionals can provide judges and juries with the necessary context to ensure that they are making informed decisions based on the evidence and prevent misconceptions from negatively impacting the outcome of a case. The presenter will summarize the law related to the introduction of expert testimony and highlight the importance of deciding if and when to introduce expert testimony in a case.

Using Experts for Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Violence Cases: IAFN2021-12-08T16:32:05+00:00

Creating and Sustaining TCU Campus Led Coordinated Community Response Teams: Red Wind Consulting

2021-12-08T16:59:37+00:00

A campus response to sexual assault can include many campus staff working in different departments. Campus Security, Title IX investigators, Counselors, Cultural Centers, and faculty could be responding to students who have experienced sexual assault. It is critical that there is a clear and consistent response to ensure that students receive the support and services they need. In the first webinar in this series, presenters will define what a campus-led coordinated response team (CCR) is, who the key players are in a campus CCR, and how to develop plans, visions, protocols. The second part of this series will be a hands-on approach, including steps to developing a coordinated community response team and how to sustain one through time.

Creating and Sustaining TCU Campus Led Coordinated Community Response Teams: Red Wind Consulting2021-12-08T16:59:37+00:00

Engaging With Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused in the AN/AI Population: IAFN

2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

This webinar features an overview of facts and statistics regarding children/youth who may have experienced sexual abuse: how the impact of the trauma can follow them through life, while discussing the efforts to help heal, lessening the impacts of the trauma; as well as strengthening their natural resiliency to help the child/youth move from victimization to survivor with a focus on Alaska Native/American Indian children/youth population.

Engaging With Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused in the AN/AI Population: IAFN2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

Reclaiming Identity: The Power of Who We Think We Are

2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

How do we reclaim our own stories and the story of our community? This presentation will focus on ways we can undo who we are not and the power of reclaiming who we really are. We as all people, especially Indigenous People, can have no higher thought than who we think we are and who our communities are. In this webinar, Christina Love, ANDVSA Senior Specialist, will share the importance of story and how we see ourselves and the communities that grow us, including the importance of strong roots and some of the liberating practices that she has learned from growing back into community. Presented by Christina Love, Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

Reclaiming Identity: The Power of Who We Think We Are2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

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

2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

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.

Resilient Housing and Advocate Response Teams (HART): Red Wind Consulting2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

Advocating for Children and Youth Experiencing Trauma: Red Wind Consulting

2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

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.

Advocating for Children and Youth Experiencing Trauma: Red Wind Consulting2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

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

2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00

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.

Unlearning What We Were Told: Supporting LGBTQ2S Survivors of Sexual Assault, IAFN2021-12-07T15:18:24+00:00
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