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Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus Part 1

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus Part 1

September 14, 2021

Content warning: This episode contains a detailed account of a sexual assault.

In the first part of a two-part episode, we speak with Dr. Jennifer S. Hirsch and Dr. Shamus Khan, authors of the book Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study on Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus. Sexual Citizens was named one of National Public Radio’s Best Books of 2020. In this episode, we discuss the principles of the book and its key concepts: sexual projects, sexual citizenship, and sexual geographies.

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

How to Measure a Sense of Community

How to Measure a Sense of Community

August 17, 2021

Feeling connected in your community is a protective factor against the risk of perpetrating sexual violence. Are you thinking about how to measure this in your prevention work? In this episode, NSVRC’s Evaluation Coordinator, Sally J. Laskey, talks with researchers Iris Cardenas, a PhD Candidate in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University, and Dr. Jordan Steiner about the Brief Sense of Community Scale and their study that examined the cultural relevance of one specific tool with non‐Hispanic, Black, and Hispanic college students. For assistance with accessing research on this topic, contact resources@nsvrc.org.

 

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

How Alcohol and Sexual Violence Meet on Campus During a Pandemic - Part 2

How Alcohol and Sexual Violence Meet on Campus During a Pandemic - Part 2

August 3, 2021

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, Dr. Elise Lopez, and Dr. Mary Koss.  Listen as we talk about the impact of sexual violence on women and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamic of sexual violence on campus.

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

How Alcohol and Sexual Violence Meet on Campus During a Pandemic - Part 1

How Alcohol and Sexual Violence Meet on Campus During a Pandemic - Part 1

July 20, 2021

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, a research scientist at the International Center for Research on Women with the Global Health, Youth, and Development team; Dr. Elise Lopez, the Director of the University of Arizona consortium on gender-based violence; and Dr. Mary Koss,a Regent's Professor at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. Dr. Koss conducted the first national study of sexual assault among college students in the United States, which was the basis of the book I Never Called It Rape that was re-released in 2019. Join us as Dr. Koss gives an overview of sexual violence and alcohol consumption, and she and Dr. Anderson talk about some of the ways prevention efforts can impact young men.

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

Reframing Childhood Adversity: Making the Role of Our Communities Clear

Reframing Childhood Adversity: Making the Role of Our Communities Clear

July 6, 2021

On this episode, NSVRC’s Laura Palumbo and Sally J. Laskey continue their discussion with Dr. Julie Sweetland, Senior Advisor at the FrameWorks Institute, about her 2021 report, Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches. They share guidance on how to talk about community- and policy-level strategies for prevention.

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

Working with Male Survivors: Talking to Men with Disabilities About Sexual Assault

Working with Male Survivors: Talking to Men with Disabilities About Sexual Assault

June 23, 2021

Leigh Ann Davis and James Meadours join us for a conversation on working with male survivors of sexual assault who have disabilities. They talk about tools they’ve worked on like the Talk about Sexual Violence Project, which educates health care providers on how to talk to men with disabilities about sexual assault; what advocates can do to increase access to services; and more.

Leigh Ann is director of criminal justice initiatives at The Arc of the United States, overseeing The Arc's National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability. James is a board member on Texas Advocates and a national advocate for healing from sexual assault and the rights of people with intellectual disabilities.

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.

Changing the Way We Think About Childhood Adversity

Changing the Way We Think About Childhood Adversity

June 22, 2021

How we think about adversity experienced in childhood matters. On this episode, NSVRC’s Laura Palumbo and Sally J. Laskey talk with Dr. Julie Sweetland, Senior Advisor at the FrameWorks Institute, about her 2021 report, Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches, and how it connects with our research on messages about preventing sexual harassment, abuse, and assault.

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

Working with Male Survivors: Healing at Sexual Assault Centers and Beyond

Working with Male Survivors: Healing at Sexual Assault Centers and Beyond

June 16, 2021

Sharon Imperato and Jim Struve join us for a conversation on working with male survivors of sexual assault. They share their history of collaboration, approaches to working with male survivors, and sexual assault center services that support men in healing from sexual trauma. 

Sharon is the Project Director of Clinical Training and Technical Assistance at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. Jim is the executive director of MenHealing. Sharon and Jim are both also on the facilitator team at MenHealing. 

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.

Celebrating One Year of Podcasting: What We’ve Learned

Celebrating One Year of Podcasting: What We’ve Learned

June 8, 2021

As both PCAR and NSVRC’s podcasts approach the one-year milestone, we take listeners behind the scenes to discuss what it takes to launch a podcast and what we’ve learned through this process. Join us for our first joint episode!

Working with Male Survivors: Reaching Male Survivors Through Storytelling

Working with Male Survivors: Reaching Male Survivors Through Storytelling

May 26, 2021

Emiliano Diaz de Leon joins us again, this time for a conversation on the Texas Men’s Story Project and how sexual assault programs can use the project as a model for reaching male survivors. Emiliano is the Men’s Engagement Specialist at TAASA, the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.

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

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.

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