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    Strengths-Based Prevention That Works – Session 3

    This web conference was open to CDC RPE and DELTA Impact recipients and sub recipients.  Prevention of violence and related public health problems too often falls short of our goals of reducing harm. This is because most prevention efforts focus too much on admonishment and knowledge transfer, despite decades of evidence that such programs are ineffective. The Strengths–Based Prevention web conference series presents new ways of thinking about prevention that focus on building assets and resources. Drawing from state-of-the-art research on a range of public health problems—such as violence, drug abuse, suicide, and risky sexual activity—Drs. Victoria Banyard and Sherry Hamby present …

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    Youth Engagement Mini-Series: A Coalition’s Honest Journey to Centering Youth Voices

    Listen on Spreaker. A state coalition’s honest journey to engage, empower and center youth voices.  Last month, PreventConnect brought you some of the youth voices leading the way in California’s fight to end gender and power-based violence.  For part two of our mini podcast series on Youth Engagement, we’re sitting down with the staff who created the space for them to speak. Jessica Merrill and Melodie Kruspodin lead the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence’s statewide work to engage and center youth in violence prevention efforts.  On top of training and technical assistance for local centers across the state, they …

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