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Parte 1: El Lenguaje Importa
WCSAP Webpage
October, 2020

El mensaje sobre la prevención de la violencia sexual es una parte muy importante de nuestra estrategia general. Sin embargo, puede ser complicado crear un mensaje de prevención convincente y optimista que llegue a una amplia audiencia, al mismo tiempo navegar con los mitos de violación profundamente arraigados y que culpan a las víctimas. Es por eso que hoy día existe mucha investigación sobre cómo las personas escuchan nuestros mensajes y qué realmente ayuda a un mayor cambio de…

Topic
  • Best Practices
  • Program Design
An Informational Overview for Advocates
Webinar
October, 2020

Washington State law enforcement officers who regularly conduct adult sexual assault investigations are mandated (by RCW 101.43.272) to attend a 3-day trauma-informed, victim-centered interview training offered by the Criminal Justice Training Commission (https://cjtc.wa.gov/training-education/special-investigations/). In this course, Sexual Assault Investigations – Victim-Centered Engagement and Resiliency Tactics…

Topic
  • Advocacy
A Handout on Sexual Assault Crime Victim's Rights
PDF
October, 2020

In Washington State, sexual assault crime victims have certain rights. These are enumerated in the handout which can be downloaded and provided to survivors. 

Go to Spanish version.

Topic
  • Legal Advocacy
Aumenta las conversaciones sobre seguridad durante Covid-19
PDF
October, 2020

As families continue to practice safety measures during the pandemic by social distancing, washing hands often, and by wearing a mask; it is also an opportunity to have a conversation with children about healthy boundaries and body safety.

Mientras las familias continúan practicando medidas de seguridad durante la pandemia a través del distanciamiento social, lavándose las manos con frecuencia y usando mascarilla; también es una oportunidad para tener una conversación con los niños…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Parents & Caregivers
Evaluating Community-Level Prevention: Key Ideas and Concerns
Webinar
September, 2020

Part 2: Evaluating Community-Level Prevention: Key Ideas and Concerns

As we continue to increase our focus on community-level prevention work, many prevention workers find themselves struggling to apply what they know about program evaluation to those efforts. While the same general principles apply to evaluating all kinds of prevention efforts, there are also specific considerations for evaluating community-level interventions. In this workshop we will consider concerns specific…

Topic
  • Prevention
Supporting Children During the Era of COVID-19 and Racist Violence
WCSAP Webpage
September, 2020

A pandemic can certainly be a traumatic event in a child's life. Research on natural disasters makes it clear that, compared to adults, children are more vulnerable to the emotional impact of traumatic events that disrupt their daily lives1. Black children are more likely than white children to be exposed to frightening or threatening experiences2. Whether or not a child has prior traumatic experiences, COVID-19 and continuous racial violence raise reasonable concerns…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
A Quick Overview and Brainstorming Template
PDF
September, 2020

These worksheets support your efforts in planning to conduct evaluation of community-level primary prevention. In addition, this packet contains additional resources, examples, and Tips & Considerations.

Topic
  • Program Design
Remote Supervision
Webinar
September, 2020

As we continue working during this global pandemic, employees and supervisors are adjusting to working from home - some of us for the first time in our careers. We’re accustomed to walking down the hall to speak with our co-workers, but now we must rely on Zoom, Slack, Google Drive, and a host of other virtual tools and resources that help us stay connected but force us to learn new ways to do our jobs. Despite all of these challenges, our critical services and the relationships we’ve built…

Topic
  • Supervision
Webinar
September, 2020

In this webinar, presenters Claire Tierney and Wesley Jones of the ARC of King County will teach about:

  • IDD and Autism
  • How trauma presents for autistic people and people with IDD,
  • How to support autistic people and people with IDD with trauma histories, and
  • Community resources that exist to support these populations and providers
Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability
Using Data to Inform Prevention Work & Community-Level Evaluation
Webinar
September, 2020

Part 1: Putting Data to Work: Data-Informed Prevention Planning

Designing and implementing community-specific prevention programming requires understanding each community through different types of data and tailoring the plan according to those data. This workshop will focus on the types of data that might inform your prevention planning and how you can use them strategically. We will also consider ways to continue making data-informed decisions throughout implementation.

Topic
  • Prevention
  • Program Design