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Elder Financial Fraud – Tips for Caregivers

Date: June 30, 2021Length: 1.25 hours

Summary:

This Q&A session, presented by staff from the U.S. Department of Justice National Elder Fraud Hotline To Assist Victims of Financial Fraud, provides examples of common types of financial fraud that occur among the older adult population, along with tips on how to identify a scam. Presenters also provide ideas for caregivers to help identify when an older adult may be experiencing a fraudulent situation and how to address it with the older adult.

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Coordinated Trauma Support Services – Collaboration To Support Survivors of Homicide and Other Traumatic Losses

Date: May 26, 2021Length: 1.25 hours

Summary:

Trauma affects individuals and communities in profound and unique ways. First responders and victim service providers may be seeking best practices to address the effects of trauma, especially for those who have experienced homicide and other forms of violence. This session provides participants with strategies to develop and deliver a coordinated response to victims that addresses the impacts of trauma using a replicable national model, Frontline Service's Traumatic Response Team.

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Reimagining Our Community Responses to Intimate Partner Violence

Date: April 21, 2021Length: 1.25 hours

Summary:

As issues around race are being discussed more openly in the current environment, many victim advocates are grappling with the reality of the complex and often harmful impacts of collaborative system responses to intimate partner violence on Black and Brown victims of intimate partner violence. This session provides an opportunity to explore the intersections of experiences of racism in the Black community and offers a reimagining of how our communities respond to intimate partner violence.

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Cyberharassment and Cyberstalking

Date: March 31, 2021Length: 1.25 hours

Summary:

Increasing numbers of individuals of all ages are experiencing harassment online, which can include physical threats, harassment over a sustained period, sexual harassment, or stalking. Cyberharassment, including cyberstalking, can happen on the Internet and in other digital spaces, particularly on social media sites. This session is an opportunity for advocates and other allied professionals to increase their understanding of the various ways that harassment can take place using electronic means, the effects of this type of harassment, and how best to support victims of these types of crimes.

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The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Title IX

Date: February 24, 2021Length: 1.25 hours

Summary:

With recent changes to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, victim service providers may be seeking best practices in providing comprehensive support to teen victims of dating violence. This session will provide an overview of victims’ rights, resources, and safety measures available under Title IX and ways to advocate and coordinate effectively with Title IX administrators in high schools and on college campuses.

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Implementing Trauma-Informed Volunteer and Intern Programs

Date: January 27, 2021Length: 1.25 hours

Summary:

Presenters discuss approaches to implementing trauma-informed best practices into volunteer and intern programs, as well as explore how investing time and energy into these programs increases organizational capacity and is effective in strengthening programs, outreach, and advocacy efforts. During this session, participants will identify trauma-informed approaches that organizations can take to strengthen volunteer and intern programs; discuss innovative approaches to volunteer and intern recruitment, management, and retention; and identify resources for additional support and continuing education.

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