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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.

Using an Indigenous Circle Process for Evaluation

Using an Indigenous Circle Process for Evaluation

May 25, 2021

In this episode, NSVRC’s Evaluation Coordinator Sally Laskey has an in-depth conversation with Strong Oak Lefebvre, Executive Director and co-founder of the Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition (VBCIC). Listen as they discuss VBCIC’s prevention curriculum “Walking in Balance With All Our Relations” and how they incorporated Indigenous values and processes into a new model for evaluation.

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

Working with Male Survivors: What Support Do Advocates Need?

Working with Male Survivors: What Support Do Advocates Need?

May 19, 2021

Emiliano Diaz de Leon joins us for a conversation on his experience training and supporting sexual assault advocates in Texas as they work with male survivors. He shares information on common needs advocates have expressed, how to start providing services to male survivors, and more. 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.

 

Working with Male Survivors: Successful Counseling Approaches for Your Incarcerated Clients

Working with Male Survivors: Successful Counseling Approaches for Your Incarcerated Clients

May 12, 2021

Vanessa Sapien, Mental Health Program Director at Just Detention International, talks with Louie Marven from NSVRC about working with male survivors who are in detention facilities. 

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.

 

Data Equity Makes Sure We All Count

Data Equity Makes Sure We All Count

May 11, 2021

Data equity means thinking about how methods of collecting and analyzing data may include biases or stereotypes. Those working to end sexual abuse, assault, and harassment need to understand data equity to make sure the data tells the full picture of the issue. On this episode, NSVRC’s Sally J. Laskey talks with Heather Krause, the founder of We All Count and a data scientist and statistician with over a decade of experience building tools to support equity and ethics in data.

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

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.

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