“She explains how the abuse of elders is a form of power and control and elaborates on the complexities that may arise for elders when they want to report the crimes.”
“Children under the age of 18 may be exposed to abuse and neglect by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a custodial role (e.g., clergy, coach, teacher). There are four common types of child abuse and neglect. Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Neglect. CDC’s research and programs work to understand the problem of child abuse and neglect and prevent them before they begin.”
“In our second episode … [speakers] discuss poly-victimization in rural LGBTQ communities, crimes towards LGBTQ people and ethnic minorities in rural areas, and the role of the media in building more inclusive spaces.”
“Firearm violence is a serious public health problem in the United States that impacts the health and safety of Americans. Important gaps remain in our knowledge about the problem and ways to prevent it. Addressing these gaps is an important step toward keeping individuals, families, schools, and communities safe from firearm violence and its consequences.”
Research and evaluation can be powerful tools for community-based programs in the gender-based violence field. However, these tools also have a history of being used to harm marginalized communities, overburden GBV staff and organizations, and reproduce systemic inequities.
“Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) is a reality for many women and girls across different communities in the United States. At the core of providing better prevention, protection, health and social support services for women and girls is stronger data, enhanced research, and community engagement.”
“Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. There are many factors that contribute to suicide. The goal of suicide prevention is to reduce factors that increase risk and increase factors that promote resilience.”
This webinar from Women’s Advocates explores professional and personal boundaries, how to set them, characteristics of boundaries, the influence of past experiences of abuse, and more.