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Working with Male Survivors: Using an Empowerment Model in Detention

Working with Male Survivors: Using an Empowerment Model in Detention

May 5, 2021

An empowerment model of advocacy supports survivors in asserting their agency to make the choices that are best for them. In this episode, Vanessa Sapien, Mental Health Program Director at Just Detention International, joins Louie Marven from NSVRC for a conversation on using an empowerment model when working with male survivors in detention. 

Just Detention International: https://justdetention.org/  

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Working with Male Survivors: How Sexual Assault Impacts Transgender Men – Part 2

Working with Male Survivors: How Sexual Assault Impacts Transgender Men – Part 2

April 28, 2021

michael munson joins NSVRC’s Louie Marven to talk about working with transgender men and transmasculine survivors. In this second part of a two-part conversation, michael talks about sexual assault services advocates can provide when working with trans men and transmasculine survivors. michael is the executive director of FORGE. 

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

What Can We Learn From Media Coverage on Sexual Violence?

What Can We Learn From Media Coverage on Sexual Violence?

April 27, 2021

How we talk about sexual assault and abuse impacts how people understand it, and that is especially true of media coverage about sexual violence. In this episode, NSVRC’s Laura Palumbo and the Center for Disease Control’s Laura M. Kollar discuss a recent research project on how media portrayals of sexual violence influence public perceptions about the issue.

For more information and transcripts visit www.nsvrc.org/podcasts. 

Working with Male Survivors: How Sexual Assault Impacts Transgender Men – Part 1

Working with Male Survivors: How Sexual Assault Impacts Transgender Men – Part 1

April 21, 2021

michael munson joins NSVRC’s Louie Marven to talk about working with transgender men and transmasculine survivors. In this first part of a two-part conversation, michael talks about foundational concepts of gender relevant to working with trans men and transmasculine folks, and common reactions to sexual assault that may be especially relevant for advocates to understand in working with trans men and transmaculine survivors. michael is the executive director of FORGE.

FORGE: https://forge-forward.org/

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Working with Male Survivors: Accessing Support After Incarceration

Working with Male Survivors: Accessing Support After Incarceration

April 14, 2021

Tonjie Reese, who was the Senior Program Officer at Just Detention International at the time of this recording, talks with Louie Marven from NSVRC about working with male survivors who are formerly incarcerated. JDI supports survivors who are incarcerated and advocates who work with survivors who are incarcerated, and there are lots of opportunities for advocates to support survivors as they reenter the community. 

Just Detention International: https://justdetention.org/ 

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Working with Male Survivors: Economic Barriers Behind Bars

Working with Male Survivors: Economic Barriers Behind Bars

April 7, 2021

Tonjie Reese, who was the Senior Program Officer at Just Detention International at the time of this recording, talks with Louie Marven from NSVRC about working with male survivors who are incarcerated. Tonjie highlights economic barriers and racial justice issues, and shares tips for advocates on hotline services, reaching survivors through inmate education efforts, and more.

Just Detention International: https://justdetention.org/ 

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Working with Male Survivors: When Reaching Male Survivors, Consider Your Program’s Name

Working with Male Survivors: When Reaching Male Survivors, Consider Your Program’s Name

March 31, 2021

Geoff Landers-Nolan joins NSVRC’s Louie Marven to talk about reaching male survivors, and especially considering a sexual assault program’s name in being accessible to male survivors. Geoff is a Sexual Assault Counselor/Therapist at Centre Safe in State College, Pennsylvania.

(In this podcast, Geoff refers to PCAR, which stands for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.)

Centre Safe: https://www.centresafe.org/ 

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Working with Male Survivors: Understanding Expressions of Trauma for Men

Working with Male Survivors: Understanding Expressions of Trauma for Men

March 24, 2021

Kenton Kirby joins NSVRC’s Louie Marven to talk about understanding expressions of trauma for men. Kenton is the Director of Practice at the Center for Court Innovation, and in this podcast, he addresses how advocates at sexual assault centers can learn from his work to create safety for a young man who has been harmed to talk about that harm, some of the common ways men express trauma, and more.

Center for Court Innovation: https://www.courtinnovation.org/ 

This episode was supported by Grant No. 2016-TA-AX-K035 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

COVID-19 and Equity: What We’ve Learned

COVID-19 and Equity: What We’ve Learned

March 17, 2021

In the final episode of our COVID-19 and Health Equity series, NSVRC’s Yolanda Edrington, Louie Marven, and Mo Lewis discuss what they learned during the series, what touched their hearts, and how their perspectives have shifted.

 For more information and transcripts visit www.nsvrc.org/podcasts. 

Everything You Need to Know About SAAM 2021

Everything You Need to Know About SAAM 2021

March 16, 2021

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and in this episode, we’re exploring this year’s campaign, We Can Build Safe Online Spaces. Listen as NSVRC’s Susan Sullivan explains why 2021 was the right year for this campaign, provides an overview of new resources that allow you to easily host an online SAAM event, and shares other ways you can get involved and make a difference during SAAM.

For more information and transcripts visit www.nsvrc.org/podcasts. 

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