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Can Online Games Solve Science Questions?

Started as an academic collaboration of computer scientists and biological scientists, these multiplayer social online games use crowdsourcing solutions for scientifc problems. These games are pioneering a completely new way to do science by helping researchers crack the hidden secrets of protein folding and … Continue reading

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International Terrorism Victims

“Terrorism and International Victim Assistance Services” offers comprehensive information about OVC-administered programs supporting victims of domestic and international terrorism and mass violence. This brochure also discusses programs that help victims of global crimes such as child abduction and tourist-targeted victimization. … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Victims and Privacy

“Strengthening Sexual Assault Victims’ Right to Privacy“  provides practical assistance to statewide sexual assault coalitions and rape crisis centers to help them maintain victim confidentiality. This e-publication addresses common challenges, provides core concepts, and offers practical tips for improving confidential … Continue reading

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Victims with Disabilities

OVC has released “Victims With Disabilities: Collaborative, Multidisciplinary First Response” This training guide and DVD provide techniques for first responders helping crime victims who have cognitive or communicative disabilities. DVD special accessibility features include open and closed captions, visual descriptions, … Continue reading

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PsycINFO Training Tutorials on YouTube

 The PsycINFO Department of the American Psychological Association is now sharing training videos through YouTube.  These videos provide guidance to using various features, as well as giving tips to build precise searches.  New videoas are being added regularly.  All videos … Continue reading

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Violence Victim Service Providers

 TrainingForums.org provides training and discussion for the domestic violence victim service provider community.  This e-learning facility was developed by the Office on Violence Against Women and Witness Justice.  Courses consist of multidimensional presentations that can be accessed and completed at the … Continue reading

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Child Internet Safety Podcast

This podcast features an interview with Marsali Hancock, president of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, a Project Safe Childhood partner. (JustINFO)

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Law Enforcement Responses to the Mentally Ill

Improving Responses to People with Mental Illnesses: Strategies for Effective Law Enforcement Training” describes the challenges experienced by several jurisdictions that developed training for officers who encounter people with mental illnesses. The publication also presents key lessons learned, including adequately … Continue reading

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Social Work Podcasts

Living Proof is the podcast series of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. The purpose of this series is to engage practitioners and researchers in lifelong learning and to promote research to practice, practice to research. Living Proof … Continue reading

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