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A Practical Guide for Creating Trauma-Informed Disability, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault Organizations

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STOP TA Clinic: 1/11/21 Connecting with Tribes with Nicole Matthews (MIWSAC)

This Clinic featured Nicole Matthews, member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, and Executive Director for the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition. Nicole discussed issues of sexual assault and Tribal members, the importance of building and maintaining meaningful relationships with Tribes, and engaging Tribes in the planning process. Nicole shared tips on how ….  Read More
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STOP TA Clinic: 4/19/21 Sexual Assault Awareness Month with Kris Bein (RSP)

To continue recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), this Clinic featured Kris Bein from the Resource Sharing Project. Kris discussed the organization’s role in working to end sexual violence and support survivors, with a special focus on what STOP Administrators should know when developing grantmaking strategies and implementation planning. Sexual Assault
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STOP TA Clinic: 4/5/21 Sexual Assault Awareness Month with Laura Palumbo (NSVRC) and Karen Galbraith (PCAR)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this program featured two experts: Laura Palumbo, Communications Director with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) presenting on the wide range of SAAM resources and information available from NSVRC on understanding the issue of online sexual abuse, how communities can get involved, and ways to support ….  Read More
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STOP TA Clinic: 5/17/21 STOP and SASP Coordination with Elizabeth Edmonson Bauer

Both the STOP Grant Program and SASP, the Sexual Assault Services Program, fund services for sexual assault survivors. This presentation featured Elizabeth Edmonson Bauer, the SASP TA Specialist for the Resource Sharing Project (RSP), who gave an overview of SASP and explored how States and Territories can best coordinate these two programs, including leveraging funds ….  Read More
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Webinar: Addressing Human Trafficking within the STOP Formula Grant Program

Human trafficking, or modern-day slavery, is a reality facing communities across our nation. This crime involves the exploitation by one person of another for compelled sex or labor is perpetrated by domestic, dating, and sexual violence offenders and stalkers who target intimate partners and family members for violence and abuse. This makes it vital that ….  Read More
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Webinar: For Deaf, By Deaf: What STOP Administrators Can Do to Support Deaf Survivors’ Healing and Justice

There are more than 7 million Deaf and hard of hearing people in the United States. They are two times more likely to be victims of domestic violence and sexual assault than hearing people, and face cultural and communication barriers to hearing victim services and other systems-based responses. “For Deaf, by Deaf” victim services – ….  Read More
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Webinar: Human Trafficking and the STOP Grant Program: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

A trafficking survivor’s history of trauma likely will have a profound effect on them throughout their life and, in particular, can impact their interaction with anyone in the justice system. This webinar will help ground STOP administrators on how trauma affects human trafficking survivors, how the programs funded under STOP can be trauma-informed, and how ….  Read More
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Webinar: STOP Formula Grants Program Calculations

In this webinar, Marnie Shiels, OVW Attorney Advisor, reviewed calculations related to the STOP Formula Grants Program with a  focus on allocation of funds, calculation of administrative funds, the 20% sexual assault set-aside, and match. Additionally, Amy Loder, OVW Associate Director, reviewed the match waiver process. This webinar also included a live demonstration of how ….  Read More
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Webinar: STOP Purpose Area 14: Implementing Policy Change within the STOP Program

STOP Formula Grant Program Purpose Area (PA) #14 provides that STOP funding can be used for the purpose of “developing and promoting State, local, or tribal legislation and policies that enhance best practices for responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.” This webinar will focus on STOP PA 14 and how it ….  Read More
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Webinar: Trauma Informed Practices for Law Enforcement and Prosecutors

A principal duty of law enforcement officers who work on cases of sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or trafficking is to gather evidence of crimes experienced by survivors.  Learning about the signs of trauma and how they can best work with survivors who experience the effects of trauma can help law enforcement and ….  Read More
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