The session features Esther Del Toro Oliver from Wage and Hour Division, U. Department of Labor; Colleen Owens from the Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute and John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and Meredith Rapkin from Friends of Farmworkers.
Participants learned strategies for improving outreach to hard-to-reach populations that are vulnerable to labor trafficking, and for building long-term, collaborative relationships with community based organizations and nontraditional investigative partners.
A presenter from the Social Security Administration will share the latest on representative payees; an EJI representative will talk about the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act and new products being developed to better respond to elder abuse; an expert from the Administration for Community Living will describe their guardianship grant programs and the importance of data collection for policy and programmatic enhancement; and the deputy director of the National Center on Elder Abuse will present on some of the latest trends and products that will help you to better respond to elder abuse.
Whether it is a single incident or an ongoing pattern of abuse, sexual assault can undermine a victim's physical and emotional safety.
This session addresses the unique challenges of creating a safety plan that meets the specific needs of victims in a campus environment, explores how safety planning for sexual violence can be different than safety planning for domestic violence, and discusses strategies for protecting victim privacy and safety.
Title IX requires that "upon notice of gender-based harassment that creates a hostile environment, an institution must take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects." In order to remedy the hostile environment, campuses should provide safety and remedial measures and the option to participate in their resolution/conduct process.
This session provides an overview of the Clery Act's requirements and how the Act influences on- and off-campus response and resources.This webinar, moderated by OVC Fellow, Kristy Cho, and featuring Amy Fleischauer from the International Institute of Buffalo, Kim Harris from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U. Department of Health and Human Services and Ami Rowland from Covenant House California, discusses the concept and role of person-centered approaches in supporting victim-centered and trauma informed practice and policy.Participants gained information on how outreach, identification, and service provision to victims of trafficking can be positively impacted by implementing strategies that utilize trauma-informed approaches.Effective safety plans empower victims and can help them reclaim a sense of safety and security.No Contact Orders (NCOs) can be a key piece of a survivor's safety plan and, when implemented and enforced in conjunction with schedule mapping, are invaluable tools.