Most of us understand what a hate crime is. But do you know indicators of a hate crime? The varied impacts hate crime can have on survivors and the community? The 200+ symbols and definitions of extremism? There’s a lot more to learn about these crimes than what we often hear about in the media.
Unfortunately, elder abuse is an all-too-common experience for many. Age can be a great equalizer. It comes to most of us in time, so it’s time to learn more in order to address and prevent this crime.
We hear and bear witness to our clients’ experiences of being victims of crime, violence, and trauma. We offer support where and when we can, including mental health support…
These resources include trainings, infosheets, and handouts to share with clients on trauma-informed tools that can promote recovery and healing in both the community and in advocates themselves.
Resource round-up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023.
Learn more about advocating for Indigenous youth, talking about trauma with children, preventing maltreatment of children with disabilities, and safe-guarding youth from online predators.
Teen dating violence can be a challenging area for advocates to work in because it combines different field areas with a unique population and can add complications such as complex family dynamics, neurobiology and brain development, confidentiality, the legal and education systems, and more. Thankfully, this compilation of trainings and resources can help provide insight into this complex topic.
Stalking is one of the four crimes acknowledged in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It’s often the one tacked on at the end, the one with fewest stand-alone resources for survivors, and the one providers and advocates are least trained in responding to. It’s time to change that.
7 of the best and newest resources that offer practical advice for advocates working with survivors of human trafficking.
Identifying and Preventing Gender and Intersectional Bias in Law Enforcement Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence
“The purpose of this special collection is to compile resources focused on improving the law enforcement responses to domestic violence and sexual assault.”