• Prevent and Interrupt Sexual Violence

    Explore the root causes of sexual violence, and discuss trauma-informed approaches to interrupting these factors. Learn about primary prevention strategies and best practices you can implemented at the individual, interpersonal and community levels. Hear about the roles and services local sexual and/or domestic violence agencies provide and their relationship to state and territory coalitions. Walk away knowing how to recognize signs of violence victimization and how best to respond to disclosures of violence. Download accompanying handout

    Learning Objectives:

    After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

    1. Identify root causes of sexual violence and implement primary prevention strategies
    2. Identify signs of violence victimization and implement trauma-informed responses
    3. Describe how to respond to disclosures of abuse and/or other forms of violence
    4. Explain the role and services of sexual and/or domestic violence agencies and coalitions

    Speakers:

    • Arianna Sessoms: Prevention Technical Assistance & Training Manager, Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance
    • Raelyn Williams: Youth Resilience Manager, Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance

    Original air date: April 28, 2022

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