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My name is Andrea Sierra, Crime Victim Advocate. We’ll talk about the effects of crime and victimization on individuals and our society. I raise awareness about different crimes and provide support for survivors. Continue Reading >>
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Leaving Neverland and Surviving R. Kelly Synopsis of both documentaries.
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Survivors of Homicide Victims What do survivors have to deal with when a loved one is murdered?
Racism and Hate Crimes According to a recent FBI report, hate crimes, in the United States, rose to the highest levels in 12 years in 2020. In this episode, I will discuss hate crimes, the rise, reasons, prevention, and the state of our social and political climate that contributed to a surge in assaults on Black and Asian Americans in 2020.
Cults: Exposing Spiritual Abuse The Who, what, and why's of cults?
How do you prevent being a victim of crime? Six tips to prevent crime and victimization.
Inspiration for this episode Sexual Assault case: Brock Turner
Leaving Neverland and Surviving R. Kelly Synopsis of both documentaries.
missing persons Highlighting missing persons
Child Sexual Abuse pt. 1 Education on child sexual abuse.
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Missing Persons: Shining a light on those missing. There are over 600,000 people that. go missing every year in the U.S. On this episode, we examine how Missing Persons cases are investigated and reported in the U.S.; best practices. In addition, we w
Child Sexual Abuse pt 1 Child sexual abuse education. This is part one to a two part series.
Racism and Hate Crimes According to a recent FBI report, hate crimes, in the United States, rose to the highest levels in 12 years in 2020. In this episode, I will discuss hate crimes, the rise, reasons, prevention, and the state of our social and political climate that contributed to a surge in assaults on Black and Asian Americans in 2020.
Caitlynne’s Law I interview, Melanie Infinger, fighting for bail reform in Texas after her daughter’s murderer is released on a PR bond.
Violence Prevention and Victimization Short This short episode of The Victim Assistant answers the question: How can I prevent being a victim of crime? Listener questioned answered. Let's take five. I will list six tips that can help reduce your risk of being a victim crime. Listen, learn and gain some knowledge about crime prevention and resources. Resources cited: ojp.gov, RAINN.org, victimconnect.org, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC.gov), connectsafely.org. Additional resource: National DV Hotline the hotline.org, Justice.gov for human trafficking info.
Child Sexual Abuse: Part 2 Leaving Neverland and Surviving R. Kelly Documentaries Part two of the Child Sexual Abuse Series. Episode contains sensitive, adult material and language. In this episode, we take a look at the two controversial documentaries, Leaving Neverland and Surviving R. Kelly. In an effort to build a culture of acceptance for survivors and create change, its important to recognize and call out the red flags of abuse. Understanding the signs of abuse can help us determine the truth. An honest, transparent discussion of disclosures of sexual abuse. For more information, resources and support visit rainn.org . The article discussed in Podcast , 10 Undeniable Facts About The Michael Jackson Sexual-Abuse Allegations https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/03/10-undeniable-facts-about-the-michael-jackson-sexual-abuse-allegations
Sexual Assault and Rape Culture This episode explores and disbands the myths surrounding sexual assault and rape culture and highlights the case of Chanel Miller, survivor of Sexual Assault. I will define rape culture and its role in creating a culture that is insensitive to survivors of rape and sexual assault. We will discuss consent, prevention, and intervention. Information in this episode is of sensitive nature. For more information on sexual assault visit RAINN.org or call hotline 800-656-HOPE for support. Information obtained for episode from RAINN, CDC.gov (STOPSV), National Sexual Violence Center, and Campussaveact.org. Visit cbsnews.com for full interview of Chanel Miller and her powerful victim impact statement.
Child Sexual Abuse: Part 1 This is part one of a two part series. Episode contains sensitive material and adult language. April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Every year there are over 3 million reports of child abuse and neglect. In this episode, you will learn the definition, warning signs, the profile of predators, reporting and prevention. It’s important to recognize the signs of abuse and crimes against children. For more information and prevention material visit Crimes Against Children Resource Center www.unh.edu/ccrc or the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Reporting material Childhelp 1-800-422-4453 Other helpful info used in podcast obtained from Stopitnow.org
Cults: Exposing Spiritual Abuse In this episode, we will explore the dangers and dynamics of cults and their leaders. Who joins a cult and why? Cult or Religion? Many times these cult leaders commit crimes that leads to victimization. We'll take a look at cult leader James Arthur Ray, featured on Oprah and The Secret, and "The Fatal Retreat" where three people died and many injured as a result of a spiritual exercise gone wrong. I hope that this episode can raise awareness. My sincere condolences to the families of the three people that died in this incident. Peace and Love to you. https://www.theverge.com/2013/12/4/5038930/the-death-dealer-james-arthur-sweat-lodge-deaths-in-sedona ;Mental Health Resource: https://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/mental-health-resources; Crime Victim Resource: The VictimConnect Resource Center https://victimconnect.org/about-us/about-our-services/ 855-4-VICTIM (855-484-2846) *This episode contains adult language.
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