Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention

PreventConnect is happy to announce our 2016 web conference series, Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention. Join PreventConnect, our partner Prevention Institute, invited guests and experts, and prevention practitioners throughout the nation (and world) for these discussions about prevention at the community level, as well as strategies for shifting norms and the importance of collaborating with other movements. As PreventConnect’s […]

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Prevention is Possible: Theme for 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Today the National Sexual Violence Resource Center announced that “Prevention is Possible” will be the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in 2016. The 2016 SAAM campaign will provide community advocates, business and campus leaders, and individuals with a toolkit to promote prevention. These tools will help encourage safe behaviors, thoughtful policies, and healthy relationships. This April’s SAAM campaign will […]

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Igniting Prevention from the 2015 RPE Leadership Training

Prior to the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference last September, over 150 attended the National Sexual Violence Resource Center‘s RPE Leadership Training.  At this training, representatives of state and territorial public health departments and state and territorial sexual violence coalitions met with leadership from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Violence Prevention and attended several workshops and […]

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Closing the Loop: Increasing investment and sustainability for sexual and domestic violence prevention

Thursday August 13, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) How can we set a system to invest-and reinvest-in prevention? The Institute for Medicine published a discussion paper authored by PI’s Larry Cohen and Dr. Anthony Iton, senior vice president of The California Endowment. The paper, Closing the Loop: Why We Need to Invest-and Reinvest-in Prevention, is aimed at catalyzing […]

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Joint Strategies: How does sexual and domestic violence prevention better leverage local health, justice, education and community sectors

Thursday July 9, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) This web conference will build on findings from a recent analysis for the Defending Childhood initiative about the role of multiple sectors in preventing children and young people’s exposure to violence. Guests will share joint strategies identified as the most promising for health, education, justice and the community. A discussion will […]

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August 16, 2016

Equity, Trauma and Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

      WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016   (This web conference will be held only once) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CENTRAL (CST/CDT) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EASTERN (EST/EDT) 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM […]

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August 11, 2016

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual high school students experience high rates of violence

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Related Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 – United States and Selected Sites, 2015 that gave data showing  that lesbian, gay and bisexual students experience physical and sexual violence and bullying at levels multiple times higher than that of their heterosexual peers. […]

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August 8, 2016

Preventing Campus Sexual Assault: State Level Action Planning

Campus sexual assault is a complex issue, requiring a comprehensive and collaborative prevention approach. Efforts to prevent sexual assault on campus must be planned, strategic and intentional. The action planning process can aid in the development of prevention efforts by providing a framework to identify the steps, resources and time needed to reach an anticipated goal. This web conference will […]

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August 2, 2016

Using Shared Risk and Protective Factors: Research into practice and policy

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016  Good research doesn’t always make its way outside of academic journals to drive smart policy and strong practice. Join us a year after the release of Connecting the Dots to learn how the research has been put to use to prevent sexual and domestic violence. We will explore partnerships across other forms of violence and multi-sector efforts that are […]

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August 1, 2016

Theater and Sexual Assault Prevention

In this podcast, PreventConnect speaks with Laura Zam, a writer, performer and educator using theater as a strategy to prevent sexual violence on college campuses. Listen to Laura describe the program she piloted at Indiana University South Bend and why she believes theater is an important strategy to include in comprehensive prevention efforts on campus.

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August 1, 2016

2016 National Sexual Assault Conference – Prevention Workshop Preview

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Cierra Olivia Thomas-Williams from the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence discusses her upcoming workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference titled “Social Inclusion as Sexual Violence Prevention: A Public Health Project in Collaboration with Adults with Developmental Disabilities.” Listen to Cierra describe the work she will be presenting on and hear her thoughts on the complimentary frameworks of public health […]

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August 1, 2016

Comprehensive Sex Education: Part 1 of a Conversation with Sarah Diamond

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In this podcast, PreventConnect speaks with Prevention Educator, Sarah Diamond, from Center for Community Solutions, about the importance of incorporating comprehensive sex education into sexual assault prevention efforts, the nuances of consent and specific ways prevention practitioners can include sexual health promotion into sexual assault prevention efforts.

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July 29, 2016

Continuing the Conversation: Community Colleges and Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

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Earlier this month, PreventConnect Campus explored sexual and domestic violence prevention on community college campuses during the web conference, “Community Colleges: Opportunities for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention”. Guests from three community colleges shared their insight into the distinct challenges and opportunities present on community college campuses as well as lessons learned and examples of prevention efforts they are engaged […]

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July 27, 2016

Peer Learning Forum – Collaborating for Success: Promoting Innovation and Equity Through Multi-Sector Partnerships

1st Session 2nd Session   3rd Session Participation in the Peer Learning Forum is restricted to state and territorial RPE grantees, state DELTA FOCUS grantees, state/territorial sexual violence coalitions and state/territorial domestic violence coalitions. Collaborating for Success: Promoting Innovation and Equity Through Multi-Sector Partnerships This three part series will focus on challenges and solutions for multi-sector sexual and domestic violence […]

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July 18, 2016

Authentically Engaging Communities to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016  (This web conference will be held only once) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CENTRAL (CST/CDT) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EASTERN (EST/EDT) 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM   What does authentic community […]

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