(30 Mins)Through interactive scenarios and discussion this course will introduce you to the key principles and various active listening skills we can use to enhance the ways in which we connect with and serve survivors of sexual violence. The course also offers additional handouts with scenarios and exercises for practicing our active listening skills.
(1 hour each webinar) This series of recorded webinars explores trauma-informed storytelling methods, how to be trauma sensitive when working with personal stories, ethical practice in working with personal stories, and creative ways to position stories as tools for social change.
(1.5 Hours) Professionals who work in the school setting are in a unique position to help lessen the effects of trauma students experience. This course series will help teachers and other school based professionals gain a better understanding of child sexual abuse (CSA) and their role in supporting children who have experienced it by incorporating trauma informed practices in the classroom.
(50 min) This training is for Juvenile Court Judges and Court Personnel. This training is designed to inform Judges and Court Personnel of the effects of childhood trauma and to enhance the ability of the Court to recognize and positively interact with juveniles who are victims of trauma.
(~30 Minutes) How we communicate with a person who has experienced sexual violence can impact how they recover and begin to heal. Mirroring language, allowing silences, and not naming a survivor’s experience are key techniques to trauma informed service provision. This introduction offers some ways to approach working with survivors across the lifespan through a trauma-informed lens.
(1-1.5 hours) This course was written by Kelly Wilt and Janine D’Anniballe, produced by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC).This course provides an overview of the neurobiological and psychological implications of sexually violent trauma and the information and skills necessary for victim service providers to provide trauma-informed services.