Announcing the 2015 PreventConnect Web Conference Series!

PreventConnect is pleased to announce the 2015 series of web conferences, Making Connections, Honoring Communities. Our partners, Prevention Institute, and invited guests speakers will join us to talk about linking sexual and domestic violence prevention efforts to related efforts and movements, as well as strategies for creating healthy, thriving communities. Get ready for exciting discussions and concrete examples and tools […]

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Preventing the Harm, Promoting the Helpful: Healthy Sexuality

Web Conference: Preventing the Harm, Promoting the Helpful: Healthy Sexuality Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11am Pacific Time, 2pm Eastern Time Talking about sex and sexuality is a powerful prevention technique when addressing child sexual abuse prevention. As adults we can become absorbed in the ways sex and sexuality are used to harm children, but it also becomes crucial to identify how encouraging healthy sexuality in […]

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Revisión de investigación sobre la prevención de la violencia en el noviazgo

Mucha de la investigación sobre la violencia en el noviazgo se efectúa en inglés, y hasta ahora, todas las revisiones y meta-análisis de esta investigación eran en inglés también. Investigadores en Colombia recientemente publicaron una revisión de estudios en inglés y en español de programas de prevención de la violencia en el noviazgo que se realizaron entre 1990 y 2012. […]

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Connecting the Dots: Understanding and Addressing the Links between Multiple Forms of Violence

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Thursday, November 20, 2014 Watch the Recording “Gang violence is connected to bullying is connected to school violence is connected to intimate partner violence is connected to child abuse is connected to elder abuse… It’s all connected.” -Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD, Adjunct Professor, Harvard School of Public Health Different types of violence are connected and often share […]

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Announcing the 2014-2015 Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series

In partnership with the Ms. Foundation for Women, PreventConnect is pleased to announce the third year of the #PowerInPrevention: Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series. With the continuation of an online community to support this movement to end child sexual abuse, #PowerInPrevention transcends from a hashtag statement to the possibility of cultural change.  As with the previous web conference series, participants […]

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March 20, 2015

Men of Color and Community Trauma Prevention: What links sexual and domestic violence efforts to trauma prevention?

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Thursday April 9, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time Quality prevention efforts meet men and boys where they are, in their community, to promote resilience across generations. To accomplish this, this web conference will focus on community-level, community-driven solutions that promote mental health and well-being for men and boys.  Based on a detailed landscape report, “Making Connections for Mental Health and Well-Being […]

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March 19, 2015

#PowerInPrevention series recap: Cordelia Anderson

Throughout the #PowerInPrevention web conference series we have made a point to ask our speakers and audience members what their “takeaways” are from the session. We’ve felt it’s important along with action steps individuals are committing to in their work to prevent child sexual abuse, they have a moment to reflect on what resonated with them most during the session. With […]

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March 19, 2015

#PowerInPrevention series recap: Joan Tabachnick

  Throughout the #PowerInPrevention web conference series we have made a point to ask our speakers and audience members what their “takeaways” are from the session. We’ve felt it’s important along with action steps individuals are committing to in their work to prevent child sexual abuse, they have a moment to reflect on what resonated with them most during the session. […]

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March 19, 2015

Policy in practice: Tools for preventing child sexual abuse

Have you ever been a part of an event that left you feeling motivated and energized? Did that event involve the discussion of the Six Pillars of Prevention? If yes, you were probably on Pillars of Policy for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Discussion (Ha!). In all seriousness, aside from referring to myself as a policy nerd, in my career I have […]

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March 17, 2015

PreventConnect:10 Years Strong – Part 1

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Ten years ago, PreventConnect held its first web conference – it was called Prevention Connection back then.  Over 200 people began building the community of people dedicated to advancing prevention of domestic violence, sexual violence and teen dating violence.  In recognition of this anniversary, PreventConnect’s David Lee talked with the hosts of the first web conference, Larry Cohen and Lisa […]

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March 17, 2015

Preventing Human Trafficking: A Conversation – Part 2

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Join PreventConnect’s Imelda Buncab, Meghan Kehoe from Merced Valley Crisis Center, Monte Jewell from Rape Counseling Services Fresno and Jennifer Botello fromFamily Services of Tulare County in the conclusion of last month’s discussion about their work against Human Trafficking. Listen to how they, and we, can incorporate a prevention approach. In case you missed it, here’s part 1 of Preventing Human Trafficking: A Conversation.

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March 17, 2015

Mobile Apps to Address Sexual, Domestic, and Dating Violence

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We do everything on our phones, so when it comes to addressing sexual, domestic, and dating violence, why not have an app for that? Lucky for those of us who do the work, the National Network to End Domestic Violence conducted a review of apps geared towards the issues. Listen to a review of the apps and findings.

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March 10, 2015

Reciprocal Advancement: Building Linkages Between Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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This is  NO MORE Week to draw attention to how together we can end domestic violence and sexual assault. Both domestic violence and sexual assault are important with many common risk and protective factors. Today the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault has released a report, Reciprocal Advancement: Building Linkages Between Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault that look at ways to […]

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