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.
MiVAN’s “Advocacy Tools for Healing Trauma” workshops are back! Learn more and register for an upcoming date.
This updated course will help advocates learn how to handle survivor/client information. It covers topics such as: personal and identifying information, releases of information, mandated disclosures, and specific details covering the scope of the regulations.
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…
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.
“In this workshop, API-GBV was joined by Hyejin Shim and Neda Said of Survived & Punished, who guided participants through a discussion of the criminalization of survivors, and how advocates can support criminalized survivors.”
“Survivors end up inside the criminal justice system in so many ways. We discuss about what we would do if we had a magic wand and could fix how the criminal justice system relates to survivors.”