Monthly Archives: June 2019

NITVAN Webinar: “”Addressing Identity Theft in Native Communities” (July 25, 2019)

Register for a National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network (NITVAN) Webinar: “Addressing Identity Theft in Native Communities.”
Jul 25, 2019 01:00 PM EDT
Summary: What can be done to better serve victims of identity theft in native communities? Dee Koester, the Founder & Executive Director of WomenSpirit Coalition, along with Cheryl Neskahi Coan, the Victim Services Liaison, will discuss their efforts to do so by forming an Identity Theft and Cybercrime program. WomenSpirit Coalition is a tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition in WA State, which is associated with the Indigenous Crime Victim Services Referral and Resource Center. They will present on the connection between identity theft and other types of victimization, focusing on the intersectionality of identity theft and domestic violence. 

Expert Q&A Webinar Recording Now Available: “Law Enforcement Response: Approaching Your Work with a Trauma–Informed Lens”

Summary: Victims react to the psychological trauma of a crime in various ways. In order to ensure they receive the care they need, you must become familiar with the impact of trauma and the concept of trauma-informed care. This session will provide insight into the surprising similarities of victims and police officers that will help connect the complex thought patterns of a victim in trying to survive the moment and in the long term.