Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Project Now Online
IHS funded the International Association of Forensic Nurses to launch of the Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training project. This project will provide both web-based and live, in-person training for: Sexual Assault Examiner, Pediatric Sexual Abuse Examiner, Sexual Assault Clinical Skills, Pediatric Sexual Abuse Clinical Skills, Domestic Violence Examiner, and Domestic Violence Awareness. Two monthly webinar series will be hosted - one on the topic of child maltreatment with another series focusing on domestic violence and sexual assault. The first webinars are listed on the website and are open for registration. Free CMEs, CNEs, and CEUs will be offered for each webinar.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Receives Recognition for Healing Through Arts Program
Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice Victim Crime Services recognized the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation's healing arts program for sexual assault victims during the National Crime Victims' Week award ceremony. To read this article, click here to visit the PBP Nation's website.
2013 National Crime Victim Service Award Winners Announced
Congratulations to Dianne Barker Harrold, a consultant of the Institute for Native Justice, for her contributions to crime victims in Indian Country!
Free Public Service Announcements!
Four customizable public service announcements are available for a free download. Topics are dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Download these videos for free!
Online Training Now Available!
The Tribal Response and Court Enhancement Strategies (TRACES) program now has online training available in the INJ E-Center. Topics range from court participants with disabilities to sexual assault. Contact Robin at (918) 708-1708 for more information or enrollment in the INJ E-Center.
Jessica's Story Now Available!
This short video is the story of a sexual assault survivor. Hear her story about the way law enforcement responded and the direct impact on her decision to press charges. Click here to view the video using Flash.