Dating on campus not what it used to be
This webinar highlights how the laws intersect regarding requirements, resources, and options available to campus survivors.Civil legal advocacy and representation are critical needs for campus sexual assault victims who report violence to their institutions.No Contact Orders (NCOs) can be a key piece of a survivor's safety plan and, when implemented and enforced in conjunction with schedule mapping, are invaluable tools.This session addresses the unique challenges of creating a safety plan that meets the specific needs of victims in a campus environment, explores how safety planning for sexual violence can be different than safety planning for domestic violence, and discusses strategies for protecting victim privacy and safety.Whether it is a single incident or an ongoing pattern of abuse, sexual assault can undermine a victim's physical and emotional safety.Effective safety plans empower victims and can help them reclaim a sense of safety and security.
This session focuses on the different methods of program evaluation, ways for constructing surveys relevant to human trafficking, and analyzing feedback from clients.Participants gain information on how to incorporate best practices and strategies for meeting the needs of LGBT clients, ensuring safety and confidentiality while building community partnerships to better serve this population. This session provides grantees with information on strategies for supporting the needs of male victims through their programs. This webinar features presentations from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC), and the U. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), about plans for an upcoming pilot program in Chicago, IL which will designate up to 60 vouchers for survivors of trafficking to access housing in the private market.In this session, grantees gain information on how relationships with medical professionals and health care systems can support the delivery of comprehensive, trauma-informed, and survivor-centered services. Three members of the team that worked toward the prosecution and conviction of Mohammad Sharif Alaboudi in 2013 discuss their involvement in the case.Participants gain information on understanding and addressing the barriers to financial stability and economic empowerment faced by victims of human trafficking in a client-driven manner. This session explores the effects of substance use as a coping tool, service barrier, and mechanism of control experienced by survivors of human trafficking.This session, moderated by, Kristy Cho, OVC Fellow, features Amanda Eckhardt, Director of Programs, Restore NYC and Carolyn Lumpkin, Director of Empowerment Programs, CAST LA. Participants learn practical skills to better provide trauma informed services including advocacy, safety planning, documentation, referral, and program accommodation.