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An Introduction to Participatory Research Methods for Domestic Violence Programs

This webinar with provide an Indigenous grassroots overview of participatory research methods that we can use to tell our story about the important work we are doing in our communities. The webinar will be an introductory tour that will touch upon:  (a) reasons to consider doing research, (b) the types of questions that can (and cannot) be addressed by quantitative and qualitative research, (c) when research should (and should not) be undertaken, and (d) working with outside researchers. It will also pose ethical considerations and introduce the IRB process.

Empowering Children in Shelter: Woksape Un Kpazo Pi (We are showing it through wisdom)

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.

Restoration of Family Values and Healthy Community Characteristics

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.

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