We know that domestic violence is a pattern of abuse and that victims are experience repeated instances of physical, mental, emotional, psychological and spiritual violence. Traumatic brain injuries are often the result of repeated physical abuse and are cumulative and not unlike those experienced by athletes who have had multiple concussions.
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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.