The voice of a survivor is mingled amongst interviews with law enforcement and mental health providers.Excerpts are included of elders discussing violence against women at Gaynahchiwanig (all the people coming together in a sacred manner).Community-Centered Efforts to Address Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls Violence against Native women is far too common.
This workshop highlights the art installation called Walking With Our Sisters as one way to respond to gendered violence against our sisters.
Compassion Fatigue and Stress Relief for Service Providers in Indian Country (Power Point) (Handout) This workshop is to provide information related to trauma, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and stress relief, cultural and no cost, high cost, and low cost stress relief activities and self-tests and life stress tests.
The presenter will discuss the impact of sexual abuse and violence against men as adults and as a child.
The presenter will discuss the mental health issues as well as define the issues that prevent the individual from having healthy relationships.
Workshop facilitators will review programs that work with victims services to provide input for reentry programs.
State VOCA Administrators and Tribal Victim Services: Working Together to Ensure Better Outcomes for AI/AN Victims of Crime (Power Point) Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) invites tribal meeting participants to gather with state Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Administrators to: 1) provide introductions; 2) discuss any questions related to victim’s assistance and compensation; and 3) discuss gaps and trends.Participants will gain practical knowledge that can be adapted to meet the needs of their community and partners.) Sex trafficking of Native people in the United States is as old as the first European contact with the “new world” and persists widely to this day.A Comprehensive Approach to Sex Offender Management: The Importance of Victim-Centeredness (Sponsored by SMART Office) This session will assist participants in gaining a better understanding of the role of victim-centeredness in sex offender management focusing on: the impacts of sexual victimization, multi-disciplinary approaches to developing and providing system support services for victims, families, and community using existing tribal resources.Additionally, this workshop will review reentry concepts for convicted sex offenders into Tribal communities including the role of tribal probation and victim service programs.You will get more interest and responses here than all paid dating sites combined!