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¿Qué es la Defensa de Víctimas? Información para víctimas encarceladas del abuso sexual (Spanish Inmate Brochure)Many inmates are not aware that confidential victim services are available to them if they are victims of sexual abuse. This brochure has been created to explain the resources available for an incarcerated survivor, and what services an advocate can and cannot provide. Placing this brochure throughout your local correctional …, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Action & Healing: How a Survivor Advisory Committee & a Survivor Speakers Bureau Will Transform Your WorkWe talk about centering survivor voices in our anti-sexual violence work, but how much do we actually do that? Survivor input should impact every aspect of our work and our work doesn’t have integrity unless it has that input. It’s the best way to learn what survivors need, to learn …, , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Beyond Gay vs. Straight: Embracing Diversity in SexualityAlthough people sometimes use the term “LGBTQ+” to refer to gays and lesbians, people with sexual orientations outside those categories (sometimes called bisexuals, although not all identify that way) constitute the largest portion of the LGBTQ+ community. This group is also the majority of trans people and 40% of LGBTQ+ …, , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Building Individual and Team ResilienceWhat exactly is that quality of resilience that carries people, teams, and communities through traumatic times and helps them bounce back after adversity? We will come together and share stories of resilience and how to help individuals and teams thrive. We will explore individual and team Strengths and Shadows to …, , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Building Resilience: Serving Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Part OneSurvivors of child sexual abuse live in silence and fear, uncertain how to seek help or who to tell. This silence often extends well into adulthood as they navigate a life deeply impacted by trauma experienced in childhood. Advocacy programs were created to help survivors of sexual violence heal from trauma but how …, , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Building Resilience: Serving Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Part TwoAdvocacy programs were created to help survivors of sexual violence heal from trauma but how do we help when the trauma was so long ago? Part two of thisworkshop series will explore challenges adult survivors of child sexual abuse face in moving through the world as adults. Leah Green and …, , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Community Collaboration is a Non-Zero Sum GameIn this session, the founders of Engage Together will provide the information, ideas, and inspiration community stakeholders need to understand how each of them is uniquely positioned to help end and prevent human trafficking, and how together, every need in communities can be met. This session is specifically designed for …, , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Creating Trauma Informed Digital Spaces: Text and Chat Features for Working with Sexual Assault & Human Trafficking SurvivorsPhone hotline support, provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is a cornerstone of services for intimate partner (IPV) and sexual assault (SA) survivors. Increasingly, agencies have adapted chat and text (SMS) technology for emergency or crisis support of survivors of interpersonal violence. Chat and text are popular …, , , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Making the Right Call: Implementing A Structured Follow-up Process
2021 Biennial Conference: Moving Beyond the Binary: Expanding the Narrative on Healthy Masculinity When Engaging Men and BoysAt A Call to Men we believe that heterosexism is the glue that holds the Man Box together and, as a result, we see homophobia and transphobia as critically damaging byproducts of the Man Box. We are deeply grateful as we learn from Queer, Trans, and non-binary folks as they …, , , , , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Opening and Keynote, Strength and Shadows: Susceptibility to Trauma and Building ResilienceTeams and organizations, like individuals, can be harshly impacted by trauma. Organizational trauma may result from a single devastating event, from the effects of many deleterious events, or from the impact of cumulative trauma over time. The pain and shock of trauma are reverberating through many of our teams, agencies …, , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Opening and Keynote, Understanding Dissociative Identity Disorder: What It Means for Your WorkOlga Trujillo was diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder) at the age of 31. Over the past 28 years she has undergone an intense journey to understand what Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is, how she developed it, the impact on her life, and she began …, , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Outreach and Prevention in a Digitally Connected WorldThis workshop will explore ways in which organizations can provide outreach, education, and prevention using traditional and digital marketing tools in new and innovative ways. We will explore the NCCASA “Let’s Talk About It” Campaign as a case study and an example that showcases how well thought out targeted messaging …, , , , , , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Somatic Approaches for Transforming the Imprints of Sexual TraumaThe somatic (of the body) imprints of sexual trauma can unconsciously impact our body, our psychology, and both our intimate and professional relationships for an extended period of time. Many survivors and advocates may find they have intellectually integrated the impact of trauma in their lives, both from their lived …, , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Supporting Survivor Reentrants Project: Learning to Serve Those Returning HomeIn this workshop, Courtney Dunkerton will facilitate a discussion among members of the Supporting Survivor Reentrants Project Team: NCCASA staff, Orange County Local Reentry Council personnel, and staff from the Orange County Rape Crisis Center.The discussion will highlight the project’s background, the work of the Local Reentry Council, the needs …, , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Taking Care of Our Own: Supervising SurvivorsThe World Health Organization estimates that one out of three women have experienced violence from an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner during their lifetimes. While there has been no significant research, on the characteristics of those who work in victim services and violence prevention, we also know …, , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: The Other Side of the Same Coin: A Conversation About Those Who Cause HarmEmerging research about adults and adolescents who have committed a sexual offense has clearly shown the diversity of this group – differences in behaviors, in motivations, and in cognitive understanding. Similar to the nuanced remedies that survivors need, understanding the differences in those who commit sexual harm can help to …, , , , , , , ,
2021 Biennial Conference: Trauma Informed Care in Rural CommunitiesTrauma-informed care can sometimes feel like a fancy buzzword. But what does it mean? How do we apply it to our everyday work as advocates? Rural service areas are large and spread out so how do we provide trauma-informed care in a multitude of settings, including over the phone? This …, , , , ,
2021 Question and Answers to the 2020 Title IX Regulations: July 2021, , , , , , ,
2021-2022 Legislative AgendaThis document features our 2021-2022 Legislative Agenda with our priorities and proposed legislation and language changes., , ,
A Mandate for Survivor Safety: Visions for the Future of Sexual Assault Advocacy and PreventionThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” alicia sanchez gill is a queer, Afrolatinx survivor and advocate with nearly twenty years of experience in intersectional anti-violence and harm-reduction work with organizations and collectives that center …, , , , , , , , , ,
A More Inclusive Movement: Centering the Margins in Sexual Violence PreventionThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” The social ecological model of violence prevention gives us language to understand why community and society-level prevention is essential to ending sexual violence. Still, many of our current …, , , ,
After the Storm Passes, , ,
American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Vouchers for SurvivorsThe presentation will be provided by Karlo Ng from NASH and Renee Williams from NHLP. This training is open to any community agency that serves survivors of IPV, sexual violence, stalking, and/ or human trafficking. Even if you are not a NCCASA member we invite you to attend to receive …, , , , ,
American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Vouchers for SurvivorsThe presentation will be provided by Karlo Ng from NASH and Renee Williams from NHLP. This training is open to any community agency that serves survivors of IPV, sexual violence, stalking, and/ or human trafficking. Even if you are not a NCCASA member we invite you to attend to receive …, , , , , , ,
An Advocate’s Response to the #SaveTheChildren MovementLearning about the prevalence of child trafficking can turn the world of empathetic people upside down, who naturally want to “do something” in response. In this case, the emotionally fervent outcry has drawn many to publish misleading and incomplete information about the sex trafficking of minors. It has also attracted …, , , , , , ,
Are You On TRACC?For your human trafficking awareness, are you on track? Check out questions you should ask yourself during this process., ,
Beyond Male Violence Against Women: Questioning the Role of Gender in Sexual ViolenceWe have all learned that sexual violence is about power. Although sexual violence has often been discussed as a form of power and oppression specifically exerted by men over women, this framing does not only exclude many LGBTQ+ people’s experiences, it is also inconsistent with the growing evidence we have …, , , , , ,
Beyond Male vs. Female: Seeking Expansive Understandings of Sex and GenderTransgender and non-binary people experience extremely high rates of sexual violence, but remain underserved in rape crisis centers. To help participants better meet the needs of the trans community, this workshop covers 101 content, like the difference between sex and gender, the fact that these categories are not binaries, and …, , , , , , , , , ,
BLESS Supporting Survivor Reentrants Who Disclose Sexual Abuse, , , , , , , ,
Building a Bridge for Gender Justice: A Conversation Beyond the BinaryThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” The history of the anti-sexual violence movement has been characterized by a push to end “violence against women and girls,” and to be clear: sexual violence against women …, , , , ,
Building a Community on Social MediaIn this webinar we will look into how RCCs and organizations within the anti-sexual violence movement can utilize Instagram to build a community that supports survivors. We will talk about considerations when building this platform, making content and reposting content, utilizing the platform to fundraise and the benefits to creating …, , , , ,
Building Sustainable Community Through CollaborationHuman trafficking is a crime that often involves other related forms of violence — sexual violence, child maltreatment, and partner violence. As human trafficking does not occur in isolation from these other forms of violence, an effective community response to human trafficking will involve multidisciplinary collaboration on both prevention and …, , , , ,
CDC Campus Sexual Violence Prevention (2016)This technical assistance document, Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention combines the findings from the Think Tank and Action Planning Meetings with the best available evidence on sexual violence prevention and reflects CDC’s current thinking about how to prevent sexual violence on college and university campuses. This information is …, , , , ,
CFW CARES Act Grant Application MeetingThis webinar goes over instructions for how to apply to receive the COVID Relief Act Funding and answers questions about how this funding can be utilized., , ,
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault PREA ToolkitThis guide is designed to help community-based sexual assault advocates build collaborative working relationships with detention center, community corrections, and prison staff to provide best care practices for sexual assault prevention and response. For a victim / survivors who is incarcerated, access to a community-based sexual assault advocate can help …, , , , , , ,
Common Acronyms in this Work in North Carolina, , ,
Comprehensive Medical Advocacy with Survivors of Sexual Violence webinarThis is the 3rd webinar in our medical advocacy webinar series. In this webinar, we will discuss the medical advocacy needs of survivors of sexual violence across the lifespan and throughout the healing journey. We will also explore the role of the advocate and the advocacy program in helping survivors …, , , , , ,
Consent and People with Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Our Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Katherine McLaughlin, M.Ed., AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator (she/her/hers), is the Founder, CEO and Lead Trainer for Elevatus Training. As a national expert on sexuality and I/DD she trains …, , , ,
Courageous Conversations about SexualityThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Michael Becketts is a social worker and sexuality educator. Professionally, he has worked for organizations to that serve to address issues of violence and sexual violence in families …, , , , , ,
COVID While Black: Action Planning Start-Up, , , , , , ,
COVID While Black: How Advocates Can HelpWe are in extraordinary times with the perfect storm of a COVID-19 pandemic and demonstrations for racial justice all around the world. These events expose the many racial disparities in our society, particularly as it relates to black people. In what ways do advocates working to end gender- based violence …, , , , ,
Culture Works Application: Practically applying culture change work to prevent harm in our livesThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Freed from prison in 2018, Richie Reseda is an abolitionist-feminist producer and organizer. He founded Question Culture, the social-impact record label who coexecutive produced the Defund The Sheriff …, , , , , ,
Cumbre de Prevención Primaria de la Violencia Sexual de Carolina del Norte (Día Dos)Agenda: Presentación: La cultura funciona: transformar la cultura que lleva a las personas al daño patriarcal Presentado por Richie Reseda Presentación: La cultura funciona Aplicación: Aplicación práctica del trabajo de cambio de cultura para prevenir daños en nuestra vida diaria Presentado por Richie Reseda Presentación: Construyendo un puente para la …, , , ,
Cumbre de prevención primaria de violencia sexual de Carolina del Norte (Día Uno)Agenda para el primer día de la cumbre: Presentación: Un mandato para la seguridad de los sobrevivientes: Visiones para el futuro de la defensa y prevención de la agresión sexual Presentado por Alicia Sanchez Gill Presentación: ¿Ha intentado apagarlo y volverlo a encender? Un reinicio de la prevención para estos …, , , , , ,
Direct Services to Survivors of Human TraffickingDeveloping policy and protocols about trafficking services is less about expanding existing services to include a new population, and more about building capacity to intentionally serve the needs of survivors of human trafficking., , , , ,
Diving Deeper into Virtual Support GroupsDuring this 1 hour info-session, NCCASA’s Leah Poole and Coastal Horizon’s Marilea DeBaer Moore, will spend some time going through the support group manual addendum addressing virtual support groups. This will be a space to dive deeper into some of the logistics of running a virtual group and how to …, , , ,
Do Politics Better PodcastA weekly look at North Carolina politics and the North Carolina General Assembly from two lobbyists’ perspectives. Hosted by lobbyists Brian Lewis and Skye David., , , , ,
Echo Through the Fog: How to Call Your Reps when You Have Social AnxietyA guide on calling your elected officials when you suffer from social anxiety., , , , , ,
Educating School Personnel & Students on Minor Sex Trafficking: Overview of the Teach2Reach ProgramThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” It is critical that youth and school personnel receive education and training on domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST), including its definitions and dynamics, resources available to minors, and …, , , , , , , , ,
Eliminating Bars as Barriers: A Tip Sheet for Delivering Confidential Victim Services to Confined Survivors of Sexual Assault, Domestic and Dating Violence, and StalkingSurvivors of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking who are incarcerated or detained need access to confidential victim services as much as other survivors. Victim service providers who work with these confined survivors, however, may face significant challenges to providing confidential assistance. Here are some tips to help …, , , , , , , , , ,
Emergent Space: Co-Creating the Container for Cultural ChangeThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Sexual violence prevention relies on conversations that shift cultural norms, and these conversations require trust, connection, mutual understanding, and a willingness to decenter your own lived experiences in …, , , , , , , ,
Emergent Spaces: Finding an AlternativeBrave space? Safe space? Both have strengths, and both can prove challenging at times. NCCASA’s Prevention Team is excited to share our newest resource – Emergent Space: Finding an Alternative., , ,
Ending Silence: Demanding Safety from Sexual Abuse – I Reported (Comic Strip)I Reported is a graphic novel that depicts incidents of sexual abuse of a transgender female inmate reporting and subsequent recovery process. This story also includes an inappropriate cross gender strip search., , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Engaging Men & Boys in SV Prevention: Past, Present, FutureThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” The movement to end sexual violence has been seen by many as a women’s issue, which overlooks the ways in which the same rigid gender beliefs that normalize …, , , , ,
Equipping North Carolina’s Rape Crisis Centers to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking WebinarThis 90-minute webinar will cover basics of services to survivors of human trafficking in the context of local rape crisis centers. While introductory material will be briefly covered, this webinar is not a Human Trafficking 101 and presumes basic knowledge of definitions and common forms of human trafficking as well …, , , , , , ,
Evaluation for Program SuccessThis webinar explores basic concepts used to evaluate community-based programs. We will cover why and how evaluation can be useful, different types of evaluation, and some ways to apply basic concepts to develop your evaluation plan, tailored to your own specific programs., ,
Examples for Practicing Cultural CompetencyThe first step in practicing cultural competence is recognizing where you and your organization are in terms of your understanding of cultural competence and cultural humility. We can sometimes unintentionally end up causing additional harm if we do not take the time to make sure we are prepared to serve …, , , , , ,
Expanding Our Reach: Equipping NC’s RCCs to Serve Survivors of Human TraffickingWelcome to Expanding Our Reach: Equipping North Carolina’s Rape Crisis Centers to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking. This manual brings NCCASA’s decades of expertise and advocacy in the fields of sexual violence and human trafficking together with Crossroads’ strong human trafficking direct services program for in-depth guidance on incorporating services …, , , , , , , ,
Expanding Our Reach: Human Trafficking Policy and Protocol WebinarSometimes survivors of human trafficking are considered specialized populations that programs reluctantly engage. Concerns about safety and capacity are common challenges. This webinar will address some of these concerns by looking at policies and procedures that build capacity to better serve the needs of survivors of human trafficking. We will …, , , , , , , , , ,
Federal Title IX Rules Released: An Update on What’s Next WebinarThe Department of Education released the finalized version of the Title IX Regulations to be implemented by campuses by August 14th. The new regulations are over 2,000 pages, and are incredibly dense to read, so we will break them down for interested parties. NCCASA Staff Attorney will be walking through …, , , , , , , ,
Finalized Title IX Rules: Changes from Previous Guidance, , , , , ,
For Advocates Who Are SurvivorsSexual violence is pervasive, and COVID-19 exasperated its pervasiveness. Advocates are needed continuously in unprecedented ways. They are frontline workers providing support to people who’ve experienced all forms of sexual trauma. Many advocates are survivors who do anti-violence work to support people who are victimized by sexual violence. They experientially …, , , ,
Fundamental Elements of Accessibility Tool-Kit, , ,
Fundraising Ideas While Practicing Social Spaciousness, , , , , ,
GCC CVS Extension, , , ,
Getting Our Message Out: Workshop for Effective Human Trafficking AwarenessAccurate awareness is essential for an effective Human Trafficking program, especially as false narratives and misinformation continue to challenge programming. The goal of awareness is to make the public aware of the existence, nature, and scope of the problem. When we understand the scope of the problem, we know where …, , , , , ,
Grounding In Humanity WebinarAn acknowledgement of the issues/concerns arising in a pandemic. These acknowledgements will be followed by an interactive discussion on social justice and its impact on the movement to end violence. This webinar is the first in the Unpacking PREA webinar series., , , ,
Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking in the Regional Southeastern USA new resource is available for agencies serving survivors of human trafficking in the regional southeastern United States. The Guiding Principles for Agencies Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking Visit disclaimer page was published by the Catholic Charities of Louisville’s Bakhita Empowerment Initiative and developed in collaboration with all the members …, , , , ,
Have you tried turning it off and turning it back on again? A Prevention Reset for These TimesThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Mo Lewis is the Prevention Specialist at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), the co-founder of the Violence Prevention Coalition in King County, WA and is a …,
Helpful Grant Writing Tips, , , ,
Hope Behind Bars: An Advocate’s Guide to Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse in DetentionThis manual aims to help rape crisis advocates and other victim service providers to support survivors of sexual abuse in detention., , , , , , ,
How to Choose a Human Trafficking CurriculumIn 2015, Session Law 2015-279 was passed by the NC General Legislature, mandating the inclusion of sex trafficking prevention education in reproductive health education in NC schools. However, human trafficking prevention curriculum vary widely in their quality, evidence base, topics, and approach. In this 90-minute training, attendees will learn how …, , , , , , ,
Human Trafficking Prevention 101: Avoiding Common TrapsAs violence preventionists, we are careful to make sure that we don’t cause harm while we are trying to prevent harm. In this 90-minute virtual training, attendees will learn how to avoid common missteps in violence prevention strategies and messaging., , , , , , ,
Human Trafficking Prevention Curriculum MatrixThe purpose of this toolkit is to assist North Carolina school districts in identifying a human trafficking prevention curriculum that best fits the needs and goals of their local school district., , , ,
Human Trafficking Prevention Infographic, , ,
Human Trafficking Risk and Protective FactorsIn the media and common dialogue, people often talk about risk factors casually, based on beliefs and anecdotal information. In the field of public health, however, peer-reviewed research continues to identify known risk and protective factors and best practices for talking about safety in violence prevention. Sometimes this research confirms …, , , , , ,
Human Trafficking, Chattel Slavery, and Structural Racism: What Journalists Need to KnowIn many parts of the world today, human trafficking is referred to as “modern-day slavery,” and indeed, various forms of slavery have existed throughout history. In the historical context of the U.S., however, most people associate “slavery” with one specific model: chattel slavery. In this essay, adapted from our Human …, , , , , , , ,
Indivisible GuideA resource created by former Congressional staffers, and provides resources on how to most effectively engage with your elected official’s offices., , , , ,
Inmate Flyer, , , , ,
Intersections of Sexual Violence and StalkingJoin NCVAN’s Sabrina Garcia for a webinar to help us learn more about the intersections of sexual violence and stalking. Sabrina Garcia, NCVAN’s Law Enforcement Specialist, retired after 28 years with the Chapel Hill Police Department Domestic where she served as the department’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Specialist. She oversaw and …, ,
Intersections of Sexual Violence and StalkingJoin NCVAN’s Sabrina Garcia for a webinar to help us learn more about the intersections of sexual violence and stalking. Sabrina Garcia, NCVAN’s Law Enforcement Specialist, retired after 28 years with the Chapel Hill Police Department Domestic where she served as the department’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Specialist. She oversaw and …, ,
Key Campus Sexual Assault Terms and Policies to Know, , , , ,
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Legislative Advocacy Training for ProgramsThis training will be focused on advocates working with elected officials at the local state, and federal level. It will include NCCASA’s 2021-2022 legislative agenda, and a preview and release of our Advocacy Toolkit., , ,
Let’s Talk About It Facilitation GuideCompanion guide for facilitating discussions and social media awareness using NCCASA’s Let’s Talk About It Social Media Safety videos, available at nccasa.org/letstalkaboutit, , , , , , , ,
Logic Models 101: How to use Logic Models to Plan your Community-based ProgrammingThis webinar is the first in a series where we will explore different reasons for using logic models – why they are helpful, how they are organized and how to build and interpret them. We will learn the basics of the main building blocks of logic models : Inputs, Activities …, , , , , ,
Love WITH Accountability: Digging Up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse webinarChild sexual abuse (CSA) is a pandemic. Over 40-million child sexual abuse survivors are living in the U.S. Additionally, millions of harm-doers and bystanders, through their inaction, allow the abuse to occur in families. How can we address this pandemic in a way that centers the immediate survivors without discarding …, , , , , , ,
Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault PREA and Incarceration Toolkit, , , , , ,
Mandatory Reporting/Confidentiality & Advocate PrivilegeThis training will cover both North Carolina Mandatory reporting laws, discuss advocate privilege, and answer any lingering questions about mandatory reporting., , , , , ,
Mapping It Out: A Tool to Get Started on Providing Victim Services for Incarcerated Survivors, , , , ,
Meaningful Collaboration: Developing and Maintaining Your Task ForceThis 90 minute webinar will cover basic strategies and concepts for planning and developing a task force that is specific to prevention. We will discuss different types of task forces, and their possible ways of operating or roles in a community. Learn how to identify what stages of development you …, , , , ,
Medical Advocacy PanelThis panel wraps up our “What is Medical Advocacy?” series. We will be joined by Skye David, NCCASA’s staff attorney, Lauren Schwatz, a SANE nurse and the Director of the Solace Center, and Tracy Kennedy, the Executive Director of REALCrisis to help answer any remaining questions related to medical advocacy., , ,
Multidisciplinary Collaborative Model for Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces Development & Operations RoadmapRoadmap purpose: 0 To provide task forces with a tool to identify needs and gaps in processes, collaboration, growth, performance, and progress toward requirements of grant funding (if applicable). 0 To reinforce that development as a multidisciplinary task force is a process that requires time, attention, and intention. 0 To …, , , , , , , ,
NAESV State Criminal Sexual Violence Statutes, , , , , , ,
NC Interpersonal Violence Laws Advocate Cheat Sheet, , , , , ,
NCCASA Advocacy ToolkitAt NCCASA, legislation is a core tenet of our work. To create strong, survivor centered policies in North Carolina and federally, we must have participation from advocates and allies. This toolkit is meant to be a guidance document for you – a supplement to your work with local, state, and …, , , ,
NCCASA Human Trafficking Prevention InfographicPDF document outlining NCCASA’s overall approach to human trafficking prevention., , ,
NCCASA Human Trafficking Prevention ToolkitHuman trafficking prevention has at times been framed primarily as a criminal justice priority or been siloed from other forms of violence prevention. As experts in sexual violence prevention, NCCASA recognizes sex trafficking as a form of sexual violence and the connection of sexual violence to all forms of human …, , , , , , , , , , ,
NCCASA Prevention Plan at a Glance, ,
NCCASA Sexual Assault Census Week Informational WebinarThis year, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, NCCASA will observe it’s first widespread Census Week Across the state. View the informational webinar now., , , ,
NCCASA Statement on Chrystul KizerChrystul is a victim of domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST). Any time a minor is involved in the sex trade, they are a victim of DMST. There is no such thing as a “child prostitute,” and Chrystul Kizer was the victim of Randall Volar, who was trafficking her for his …, , , , , , ,
NCCASA Task Force Logic Model and Evaluation Worksheet, , , , ,
North Carolina Sexual Harassment Laws and Policy 2020, , , , , ,
Opening the Dialogue: Helping Youth Stay Safe OnlineWith children spending more time at home due to COVID-19, and summer upon us, our children may be spending more time online. There are a variety of approaches to keeping kids safe online, and no matter what strategy works best for the young people in your life, these considerations will …, , , , , , ,
Outreach Guidance If In Person Services Are LimitedThis outreach guidance document was created in April, but has now been updated to reflect current needs as it relates to continuing outreach with limited in-person options., , ,
Outreach, Awareness, and Prevention: What’s the Difference?If we want to evaluate our sexual violence programming for effectiveness, we have to be clear about: 1) Our goals and associated outcomes; 2) What strategies we hope to use to achieve those outcomes; and 3) Whether or not the strategies we are choosing are aligned with our desired outcomes. …, , , ,
Overview of Prevention CurriculumIn this 90-minute webinar, NCCASA’s Prevention Education Program Manager and Prevention Evaluator will provide an overview of some of the most commonly used sexual violence prevention curriculum, offering pros and cons to each, explaining the intended audience and use, topics covered, length of program, and other information local programs may …, , ,
Overview of the Guiding Principles: Healing Beyond the BinaryLGBTQ+ people experience sexual violence at higher rates than their straight, cisgender counterparts. And although victim services agencies have a willingness to be of service, this community remains underserved. What if the lesson to be learned is that our ways of thinking as sexual violence service providers are too limiting— …, , , , ,
Pop Culture and Normalizing Consent w/ Young Adults Toolkit & WebinarIn this webinar, we are going to unpack “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: P.S. I Still Love You.” In line with this year’s SAAM theme, “I Ask”, our goal is to provide tools for you to use in your community …, , , , , , , , ,
PREA Standards in Focus: 115.21 Evidence Protocol and Forensic Medical ExaminationsBy tailoring community best practices in sexual assault response to a correctional setting, this standard ensures that agencies are responding to sexual abuse of inmates in a coordinated, victim-centered manner that minimizes trauma for the victim and maximizes the potential for holding the responsible part accountable., , , , , , , , , , , ,
PREA Standards in Focus: 115.51 Inmate ReportingTo ensure that inmates and staff can report sexual abuse – regardless of who the perpetrator is and regardless of what other dangers they may face for doing so – by providing them with multiple avenues to report, including an avenue outside the facility, so that even if the abuser …, , , , , , , , , , ,
Proactive PREA : Understanding “Grooming”This session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Passion Star (they/them/theirs) is 37 years old and the current PREA coordinator for the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA). Unfortunately for themself but fortunate for their life’s …, , , , ,
Project No Rest – Common Threads VideosThe survivor stories in the video “Common Threads” illustrate some of the vulnerabilities experienced by people that traffickers seek to exploit. Howard was homeless, Cindy felt alone and out of place, Jorge’s daughter needed medicine and Kerri was having problems at home. Situations such as these could happen to anyone. …, , , , ,
Q&A with Aishah Shahidah SimmonsNCCASA was fortunate enough to end our 2020 SAAM with a screening of NO! The Rape Documentary. Post-screening, we had a Q&A with the film’s Director/Producer, Aishah Shahidah Simmons. In this Q&A, Aishah sheds light on numerous topics related to sexual violence, NO! The Rape Documentary, and her project Love …, , , ,
Recommendations for Educating Youth about Sex TraffickingThe need to educate youth on sex trafficking in the United States has received considerable attention; however, limited research is available to guide development of educational programming for youth. Perspectives from 32 experts in fields connected to sex trafficking and violence prevention were obtained through focus groups and interviews. Questions …, , , , , , , ,
Returning Home Resource and Guide, , , , , , , , ,
Revenge Porn: Legal Topics and Intersections with Sexual ViolenceJoin NCCASA’s Leah Poole and staff attorney Skye David to talk about revenge porn in NC and the way it intersects with our work with survivors of sexual violence., , , ,
Risk Factors for Experiencing Sex Trafficking – Teach2Reach, , , , , , ,
SA 101: Building Awareness of Sexual Violence & An Introduction to Victim Advocacy: Day OneThis training opportunity is for those new to the sexual violence victim services field who want to enhance their knowledge of sexual violence and be introduced to the tenants of victim advocacy.,
SA 101: Building Awareness of Sexual Violence & An Introduction to Victim Advocacy: Day TwoThis training opportunity is for those new to the sexual violence victim services field who want to enhance their knowledge of sexual violence and be introduced to the tenants of victim advocacy.,
SA 102: Foundations of Sexual Assault Advocacy: Day OneThis training is intended for those who have completed both the on-line SA 101 training module and the SA 101 webinar sessions and have been serving sexual assault survivors for less than a year. Advocates who have been serving survivors longer than a year but wish to deepen their advocacy …,
SA 102: Foundations of Sexual Assault Advocacy: Day TwoThis training is intended for those who have completed both the on-line SA 101 training module and the SA 101 webinar sessions and have been serving sexual assault survivors for less than a year. Advocates who have been serving survivors longer than a year but wish to deepen their advocacy …,
SAAM Live Advocate Interview: Consent in the Digital AgeJoin NCCASA in a live conversation around practicing consent in the digital age with Chris Croft, NCCASA Prevention Education Program Manager! As the world moved to a remote and virtual setting during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are entering a new and digital world where consent and boundaries are taking place …, , , , , , , ,
SAFE Night Out: Partnering w/ bars, nightclubs, & restaurants to prevent sexual violenceThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Nearly 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men are the victims of attempted or completed rape in their lifetimes. It is no secret that alcohol and …, , , , , , , , , , ,
Sample MOU Template for PrisonsThis template can be used as a starting tool to provide a guideline for how a MOU can be structured with your local prison., , , , , , , , , ,
SASP 2021 Grant Writing Webinar, , , ,
SASP Progress Report Webinar 2021, ,
Seek, Engage and Empower North Carolina (SEE NC)The Council for Women & Youth Involvement’s (CFWYI) response to human trafficking is spearheaded by the Seek, Engage and Empower North Carolina (SEE NC) project. CFWYI uses a community-based approach that focuses on building partnerships with the agencies and individuals working at the local level to support and advocate for …, , , , ,
Senate Bill 199 ToolkitIn October of 2019 SB 199 ,a bill that has created sweeping changes for laws related to sexual assault, passed the North Carolina legislature. SB 199 was originally introduced by the North Carolina Attorney General’s office and then merged with H393 and S553. This toolkit will go over important information …, , , , ,
Serving Human Trafficking MinorsThis webinar builds on a general understanding of human trafficking and trauma-informed service delivery. This training will 1) equip rape crisis centers and other direct service agencies with skills and strategies to identify and respond to minor victims of human trafficking, 2) provide practical tips for separating youth from traffickers …, , , , , , , ,
Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021 Agency Informational CallThis call will serve to provide NC agencies information regarding NCCASA’s outreach plan for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We will share the theme, events calendar, resources, and have space for agencies to share their events., , ,
Sexual Harassment Resource ToolkitThis toolkit provides a list of resources related to sexual harassment. There are resources for advocates, survivors, and community partners included in this toolkit., , , , ,
Sexual Violence Prevention Supplement to Safe DatesSupplemental resources, scenarios, and activities for Safe Dates prevention curriculum, , , ,
Shedding Light on the System – A Corrections Primer for Victim AdvocatesThe PREA standards provide an unprecedented opportunity for advocacy programs to begin working with survivors in detention. This resource guide seeks to make it a little easier to do so. In this guide Just Detention International and the Resource Sharing Project provide a brief overview of who the victims and …, , , , , , , , , ,
Social Media GuideSocial media can be a great way to reach survivors. Survivors will often turn to social media to find a sense of community or try to make sense of what has happened to them. This guide will provide some tips for reaching survivors and building your follower base., , , ,
Standard Response Letter for Rape Crisis CentersMany inmates will reach out to your rape crisis center through mail. This resource serves as a template for a first-time response to the inmate., , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Supporting Survivor Reentrants: Learning to Serve Those Returning HomeThis resource is for collaborators across North Carolina to support survivors of sexual violence who are reentering our communities. In it we lift up the work of the Orange County Local Reentry Council (OCLRC) and the Orange County Rape Crisis Center (OCRCC), share the tools we developed, and the lessons …, , , , , , , ,
Supporting Survivor Reentrants: Learning to Serve Those Returning HomeIn this two-hour workshop, Anti-Human Trafficking Specialist and Project Lead, Courtney Dunkerton, will facilitate a panel of the Project Team representing Orange County Rape Crisis Center, Orange County Local Reentry Council, and national partner, Just Detention International, in which they will share the resource, and discuss the challenges, successes, and …, , , , , , , , , ,
Taking Good Care: Telehealth Best Practices for Clients and Providers WebinarIn this webinar we will discuss best practices for client care during this unprecedented time. Topics will include managing confidentiality, client adjustment, and provider self-care. There will be ample time for discussion and questions. About the presenter: Dr. Kim Benton is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. She …, , , , , , , , ,
The COVID Pivot: Rape Prevention and Education during a pandemic in NCThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” COVID-19 created significant challenges for on-the-ground prevention programming. Between social distancing, stay-at-home orders, and Zoomed out teachers, staff, and students, preventionists have had to get creative with how …, , ,
The North Carolina Approach – Creating and Navigating New Relationships to Better Serve Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual AssaultThis manual aims to assist rape crisis centers in aiding jail administrators and its employees to better serve victims of sexual assault in their local facilities. This manual should be used in conjunction with Implementing The Prison Rape Elimination Act: A Toolkit for Jails, a publication sponsored by the National …, , , , , , ,
The Other Side of the Same Coin: A Conversation about Those Who Cause HarmThis session is from NCCASA’s 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit: “Pulling Back the Lens: Expanding Out Understanding of Violence Prevention.” Emerging research about adults and adolescents who have committed a sexual offense has clearly shown the diversity of this group – differences in behaviors, in motivations, and in …, , , , , , ,
The Power of Social Connection: Developing & Coordinating Sustainable Support Group Programs for Sexual Assault SurvivorsThis manual is designed to assist with developing and coordinating safe and effective support group programs for survivors of sexual violence. This tool also includes practical tips and tools for building and expanding sustainable support group programs to serve sexual violence survivors., ,
The Power of Social Connection: Virtual Support Group AddendumThis manual is designed to assist with developing and coordinating safe and effective support group programs for survivors of sexual violence. This tool also includes practical tips and tools for building and expanding sustainable support group programs to serve sexual violence survivors., , , , , , , ,
The Problem with Gender Essentialism in Anti-Sexual Violence Work: The Case of Walk a Mile in Her ShoesCreated in 2001, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes© has become an international phenomenon with walks now taking place worldwide with thousands of participants. The premise of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes© is that men walk in high heels as a show of support to end violence against women. …, , , , , ,
The Very Basics about Sexual Abuse in DetentionThis tool, created by Just Detention International, offers a primer on the statistics and nature of sexual abuse in correctional facilities., , , , , , , , , , ,
Throwing Away the Menu: Establishing Core Sexual Assault ServicesThis webinar will delve into foundational understandings of sexual assault trauma and advocacy. Participants will learn about the needs of SA survivors beyond the tangibles that are typically funneled through their dv programs. Participants will also be given an overview of research- based best practices for trauma informed care., , , ,
Throwing Away the Menu: Group Based Services, Community Outreach and EventsParticipants will learn the many different types of group based services and how to use them to expand services (healing circles, yoga, Zumba etc.). Participants will also learn the importance of outreach and events in broadening their spectrum of services, and gain knowledge for best practices for reaching sexual assault …, , , , ,
Throwing Away the Menu: Meaningful Services for Survivors Pt IIParticipants will learn how cultural factors, social conditions, and identities impact a survivor’s experience of sexual violence. Participants will gain knowledge on basics traits and gain a deeper understanding of how to translate what they’ve learned into serving survivors. Participants will also learn how to turn emotional support into a …, , , ,
Throwing Away the Menu: Multilingual Resources and CommunicationParticipants will gain knowledge around moving beyond basic language needs around survivorship. They will learn and understand the importance of translating concepts of sexual trauma, and working to include community resources that can help translate these concepts., ,
Throwing Away the Menu: Openness to Learning/ChangeParticipants will learn and understand about individual change, sustainability and what it takes to enhance sexual assault services.,
Throwing Away the Menu: Traits for an Effective AdvocateParticipants will learn how cultural factors, social conditions, and identities impact a survivor’s experience of sexual violence. Participants will gain knowledge on basics traits and gain a deeper understanding of how to translate what they’ve learned into serving survivors. Participants will also learn how to turn emotional support into a …, ,
Tips for Responding to Calls, Letters, and Emails from Incarcerated SurvivorsGenerally speaking, in providing services to incarcerated survivors you will follow the same basic principles as when you provide such services to survivors in the community. And yet, working with prisoners is sometimes challenging; men and women in detention lack privacy, have limited access to phones, and may seek help …, , , , , , , , , , ,
Tips on Meeting with Your Elected OfficialsThis resource goes over how to request meetings, prepare for meetings, what to say during meetings, and after meetings with elected officials., , , , ,
Title IX — New Regulations for K12 Schools, , , , , , , , , ,
Title IX for AdvocatesThis Zoom training will feature an overview of new Title IX Regulation, what advocates can and cannot do when serving as the advocate in a Title IX Investigation, and how to best serve survivors in a campus or K-12 capacity., , , , , , ,
Title IX Process Under Finalized Department of Education Rules, , , , , ,
Title IX Support for Historically Black Colleges & UniversitiesLast month, the Department of Education released the finalized version of the Title IX Regulations to be implemented by campuses by August 14th. The new regulations are over 2,000 pages, and are incredibly dense to read, so we will break them down through a culturally affirming lens for North Carolina’s …, , , , , , ,
Tomando La Cultura en Cuenta: Comunicacion Efectiva con Victimas de Violencia Sexual En La Comunidad LatinxEn este entrenamiento hablaremos sobre como podemos apoyar a victimas de violencia sexual dentro de la comunidad Latinx de una manera que toma en cuenta historias de imigracion, nuestra cultura latinx, y las conecciones de estas cosas con la salud mental. El entrenamiento hablara sobre valores Latinxs que pueden ayudar …, , , , , ,
Trauma Informed Prevention Education WebinarIn this 90-minute webinar, attendees will learn to smooth out potential rough spots in prevention programming using the acronym SALVE as a self-check. Webinar will include a review of trauma-informed practices, the social ecological model, risk and protective factors for sexual violence, and how students’ identities and experiences shape their …, , , , , , , , , ,
Tri Ethnic Center Community Readiness AssessmentCommunity readiness is the degree to which a community is willing and prepared to take action on an issue. The Community Readiness Model was developed by researchers at the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research (Oetting, Donnermeyer, Plested, Edwards, Kelly, and Beauvais, 1995) to help communities be more successful in their …, , ,
Understanding Self-HarmThis webinar will focus on gaining an understanding of what constitutes self-harm, why self-harm is common in trauma survivors, some grounding techniques to help in the moment, and when to report or seek a higher level of support. Trigger warning: this webinar may be difficult for people with their own …, , , ,
Understanding Trauma: Do No HarmUnderstanding what does trauma informed care really mean, how do agencies put into practice, and serving intersectionality of sexual assault survivors., ,
Understanding Trauma: Grounding in HumanityAn introduction to the series, trauma, and self-care through the lens of grounding techniques., , , , , ,
Understanding Trauma: How Trauma Continues to Show UpIn this webinar we look into understanding triggers, anniversaries and complex ptsd, and a community response for the intersectionality of identities. Thank you to Reia Chapman for presenting this information., , , , , , ,
Understanding Trauma: Trauma and the BodyThis webinar takes a look into psychosomatic symptomatology and trauma triggers., , , ,
Understanding Trauma: Trauma and the BrainThe series will provide training and practical applications for supporting survivors of sexual violence during COVID-19 and the current state of civil unrest. It will focus on helping advocates create accessible, culturally-responsive, and trauma-informed approaches to the unique needs survivors are facing during this time. Included in this webinar is …, , , , , , ,
Understanding Trauma: What is Trauma?This webinar features a deep dive into the historical, generational and interpersonal contexts of trauma, Urban ACEs study information, and decolonization in helping professions. Thank you to our presenter Reia Chapman, MSW, LCSW., , , , , , ,
Unpacking PREA: PREA Reporting Options ExplainedThis webinar will provide a deep dive into the multiple reporting options that facilities must provide for reporting sexual harassment and sexual abuse. Presenters will explain the scope of PREA’s provisions on confidential support, outside reporting and third party reporting — including the victim advocate’s role in reporting., , , , ,
Unpacking PREA: Safety and Services for Incarcerated At-Risk Populations, Part IThis two-part webinar will present best practices for corrections officials and victim advocates in working with populations who are the most vulnerable to sexual abuse, including inmates who have mental illness or disabilities, those who have experienced prior sexual victimization, and LGBTI inmates. Presenters will discuss the heightened risk these …, , , , , , , ,
Unpacking PREA: Safety and Services for Incarcerated At-Risk Populations, Part II webinarThis two-part webinar will present best practices for corrections officials and victim advocates in working with populations who are the most vulnerable to sexual abuse, including inmates who have mental illness or disabilities, those who have experienced prior sexual victimization, and LGBTI inmates. Presenters will discuss the heightened risk these …, , , , , ,
Unpacking PREA: The MOU: Strengthening Victim Services PartnershipsTo close out this series, this webinar will discuss best practices for written agreements between victim advocates and corrections facilities. Using scenarios and examples from North Carolina correctional facilities, presenters will demonstrate how to work through common challenges that arise related to issues such as general protocols for the provision …, , , , , , ,
Unpacking PREA: The PREA Audit: The Roles of Corrections Agencies and AdvocatesThis webinar will explain what a PREA audit is and how corrections facilities can demonstrate meaningful compliance with the victim services standards. Presenters will also discuss the important role of advocates throughout the PREA audit., , , , , ,
Unpacking PREA: The Victim Services StandardAn overview of PREA’s victim services requirements. Presenters will share examples of successful partnerships at several North Carolina correctional facilities, demonstrating that putting the required victim services in place also contributes to a strong reporting culture and increased facility safety., , , , ,
Untangling the PREA Standards: Outside Reporting, Confidential Support, and Third-Party Reporting Fact SheetIn developing the PREA standards, the Department of Justice ensured that inmates/detainees/residents have multiple ways to report sexual abuse, and that they are able to access victim support services from outside agencies. The purpose of this fact sheet is to clarify the various external reporting methods that the standards require …, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Upstream, Same River? Rethinking the Bones of our System webinarWe can’t prevent violence without addressing this country’s history and how our systems emerged out of that history. Why do we see racial disparities (and other disparities among populations who’ve been marginalized from society) in every aspect of societal harm, to include health disparities, disproportionate rates of arrest and incarceration, …, , , , , ,
VALORUS PREA Online Learning ModulesThe modules are designed to provide advocates with training on how to support incarcerated survivors. These modules address U.S. detention, bias, and The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). The modules will provide an overview of the PREA standards, how PREA applies to survivors and advocates, and how to work with …, , , , ,
Virtual Hospital Advocacy2020 has been a year full of new challenges, but also innovation for Rape Crisis Centers (RCC). As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, many of our services and advocacy efforts now take place over the phone or have moved into virtual spaces. One service area that has adapted is …, , , , ,
What Happens Now? Advocating for Incarcerated Survivors When Your Carefully Negotiated MOU Goes Out the WindowThis resource looks at common problems experienced by rape crisis center advocates when providing services behind bars and some possible solutions to addressing these obstacles., , , , , , , , , ,
What is Medical Advocacy? Creating Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)During this webinar, we will spend the time taking an in-depth look into writing memorandum of understanding as they relate to medical advocacy. There will be a focus on MOUs with hospitals, but we will also talk about MOUs with law enforcement and neighboring rape crisis centers. We’ll discuss what …, , , , ,
What is Medical Advocacy?: Foundations of Medical Advocacy WebinarThis webinar is part of a series of webinars devoted to helping advocates think more deeply about medical advocacy and how they can support survivors across the lifespan. In the first of this series, we are going to be talking about what medical advocacy is and how it doesn’t start …, , , , , , ,
What is Medical Advocacy?: Survivors’ RightsThis webinar is part of a series of webinars devoted to helping advocates think more deeply about medical advocacy and how they can support survivors across the lifespan. In this webinar, we will have NCCASA Staff Attorney, Skye David, join us to speak into the rights of survivors who choose …, , , , ,
What is Victim Advocacy? Information for Incarcerated Victims of Sexual Abuse – Inmate BrochureMany inmates are not aware that confidential victim services are available to them if they are victims of sexual abuse. This brochure has been created to explain the resources available for an incarcerated survivor, and what services an advocate can and cannot provide. Placing this brochure throughout your local correctional …, , , , , , , , , , , ,
What to Say When Reaching Out to a Culturally Relevant OrganizationThis is a short guide/script for what to say when reaching out to a culturally relevant organization., , , ,
Wisconsin Adult PREA & Sexual Assault Response Team ProtocolThis resource from the Wisconsin Adult Sexual Assault Response Team Protocol by the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault breaks down the responsibilities of various agencies represented on a SART in cases of inmate-on-inmate and staff-on-inmate sexual assault., , , , , , , ,
Working with LGBTQ+ SurvivorsNCCASA and CACNC are delighted offer a 2-part webinar series to help rape crisis and child advocacy centers to better support LGBTQ clients and families. LGBTQ+ 101, is an introduction to gender identity, sexual orientation, terminology, and why being competent for LGBTQ+ survivors is essential to anti-violence and victim service …, , , , , , ,
Working with LGBTQ+ Survivors of Human TraffickingThe language you use matters. NCCASA can support member agencies in creating safer spaces that respect the gender identity and sexual orientation of LGBTQ+ survivors of human trafficking., , , , , , ,
Working with LGBTQ+ Survivors WebinarsNCCASA and CACNC are delighted offer a 2-part webinar series to help rape crisis and child advocacy centers to better support LGBTQ clients and families. Working with LGBTQ+ Survivors, gives tips, best practices, and a chance to work through composite scenarios to think about on-the-spot solutions and supports., , , ,
WRAL This is Human Trafficking Original SeriesOriginal WRAL series featuring NCCASA staff and state partners., , ,
You’ve Got This! The Importance of Values and Saying “No” In A Positive WayParticipants in this training will learn the importance of personal values and how to say “No” in a positive way with Canadian-based trainer, Jeremie Miller from RAFT., , , , ,
You’ve Got This!: Social JournalingSocial Journaling is an evolving adventure in conversation, exploration, and engagement for building deeper, more meaningful connections around the subjects we care about. We are grounding conversations in a new way to spark new invitations and insights for the way we connect with ourselves and connect with others.,
You’ve Got This!: The 4 Agreements for AdvocatesThis webinar is part of the “You’ve Got This!: Self- Care Mastery Series. Participants will be able to: Name three things that they can do to raise their immunity to stress and vicarious trauma; Describe how the Four Agreements apply to advocacy and working with persons who have experienced trauma; …, , , ,

Additional NCCASA Resources

Anonymous Reporting

College and University

Criminal Statutes

Mandatory Reporting

NCCASA Lending Library

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)

Sexual Assault Response Teams