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The Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains developed a culturally specific curriculum for advocates to use in shelter when working with children. This webinar will introduce the curriculum which uses culturally relevant skills and knowledge with a focus on safety, self-esteem and family empowerment. The skills introduced come from a place of values that not only help the child develop a safety plan but include the parent in the development and implementation of the plan.
November 30, 2016 - 1-2:30pm Mountain
In honor of Family Heritage month, this webinar recording will be available all through the month of August.
In Native cultures, Native peoples had non-violent life ways based on an understanding of the natural world, viewing health through the traditional concepts of balance and sense of well-being. This webinar will discuss how restoring traditional family values can support positive social change and healthy community characteristics where Native families can exist in a web of relationships, each equal in importance and value.
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men: 2010 Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
This report examines the prevalence of violence experienced by American Indian and Alaska Native women and men, using a large nationally representative sample. It provides estimates of sexual violence, physical violence by intimate partners, and stalking, and psychological aggression by intimate partners. It provides estimates of interracial and intra-racial victimizations and briefly examines the impact of violence. This webinar will focus on survey results, which are expected to raise awareness and understanding about violence against AI and AK Native women and men.
In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2016, NIWRC is pleased to present this webinar.