NJCASA’s Training Institute is informed by national trends in the prevention of and response to sexual violence, as well as strengths and needs of professionals in New Jersey. We provide in-person and web-based trainings to Sexual Violence Programs and allied professionals committed to creating safer communities for all. NJCASA strives to provide free and accessible trainings, as well as bring low-cost on-demand training to professionals throughout the state.
Who We Work With
The Training Institute serves members from local sexual violence centers, allied professionals in public and mental health, law enforcement, preventionists, and the larger public. Our trainings bring communities a better understanding of the dynamics of sexual assault, which results in improved response to survivors and increased accountability to perpetrators.
Topics We Cover
NJCASA trains on a wide variety of sexual violence issues, including Introduction to Sexual Violence, Cultural Humility, Primary Prevention, Law Enforcement Response, Special Populations, and more. Join NJCASA at one of our upcoming training events or request a customized training for your organization or institution.
Serving Incarcerated Survivors #2: Understanding the role of the advocate
May 23, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Facilitator: Jyoti Venketraman, Special Initiatives Manager of NJCASA
This webinar is the second in a four-part series on serving incarcerated survivors. With increased focus on the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), training advocates on intersections of sexual violence within detention centers will help support advocacy for this population. This webinar will provide an in depth look at the role of the advocate for incarcerated survivors.
Registration will open in late April.
PREVIOUS 2017 TRAININGS
Partners in Prevention: Comprehensive prevention programming with target audiences or groups
PREVIOUS 2016 TRAININGS
Partners in Prevention: Understanding Offender Management
Serving Campus Survivors (recording)
Evidence-based Practice #2: Individual- & Relationship-Level Risk Factors for Perpetration (recording)
Evidence-based Practice Series: Evidence, Prevention, and Practice (recording)
Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate: Their role within the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) (recording)
Previous 2015 Trainings
Media Literacy 101: How Media Influences Rape Culture
Promoting Meaningful Campus-Program Partnerships (recording)
Addressing Violence Against Women with Developmental Disabilities (recording)
Beyond points on a graph: Discovering ways data can strengthen programming and local prevention efforts (recording)
Getting to Know the New Evidence Retention Guidelines
Preparing Survivors for the Criminal Justice System
Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation (recording)
Capturing the Impact of Our Work
Language Access for Sexual Violence Program Members (recording)