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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: An Interview with Youth Activists

    Listen on Spreaker. What responsibility is ours to own when our youth tell us that the very violence we are working to prevent has and continues to root itself in the hallways they grow up in? Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control released its latest iteration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The statistics have swept nearly every major headline, telling the same story: Youth in the U.S. need our action. They’re battling hopelessness and despair. They’re experiencing more sexual violence, and for girls, LGBTQ students, many students of color and students whose families are struggling economically… it’s …

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