Announcing the 2018 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

PreventConnect is pleased to announce the 2018 web conference series, From a Cycle of Violence to a Culture of Safety and Equity. Join PreventConnect, our partners at Prevention Institute, and guests from across the country to discuss the value of community level sexual and domestic violence prevention, explore how sexual and domestic violence prevention relates to health equity and other […]

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Sport + Prevention Center now open: Sport is part of the solution to prevent sexual and domestic violence

Raliance, powered by PreventConnect, launched the Sport + Prevention Center, an online resource to support the sport community in ending sexual and domestic violence in one generation. This exciting new resource that includes a prevention database, key research, a roadmap (or Theory of Change) and a learning exchange. On December 6, 2017, you have the opportunity join a web conference to […]

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New Connecting the Dots online training from CDC

A new online training released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explores  shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence. The Connecting the Dots training uses video and text to help users understand how different forms of violence are connected through shared root causes and how to address community context when developing prevention strategies. Many prevention practitioners have used CDC’s […]

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30-years of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This October marks the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). For the last three decades advocates across the country have used the month of October to raise awareness about the the violence that impacts so many individuals, families, and communities. During these past 30 years we have continued to learn more about domestic violence including the prevalence and characteristics and the […]

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Announcing the 2017 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

PreventConnect is pleased to announce the 2017 series of web conferences, Towards Community Health and Justice. Our partners, Prevention Institute, and a variety of guests will join us to talk about the value of community level sexual and domestic violence prevention, strategies and opportunities for partnering with other sectors and movements, and how sexual and domestic violence prevention relates to health equity […]

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October 15, 2018

Fostering School Environments that Prevent Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Harassment

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 (This web conference will be held only once) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 9:00 AM – 10:30 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 With a growing […]

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October 11, 2018

Podcast: Highlights from the Campus Prevention Summit at the University of Michigan

Tune in to this podcast to hear from Dr. Erin Bonar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Center and the Sexual Violence Content Lead for the University of Michigan’s Injury Prevention Center. Erin shares highlights and key takeaways from the Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault, an event that brought together researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders […]

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October 10, 2018

New Resources on Prevention Communication and Media Messaging

At a time when so much media attention is highlighting sexual violence and its impacts, it is important for prevention practitioners to be well-equipped to engage in prevention-focused messaging. Thankfully, two new resources make prevention messaging accessible to audiences who are not directly involved in the sexual violence prevention field.  Moving Toward Prevention: A guide for framing sexual violence and Where […]

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October 4, 2018

New Research: A Gender Transformative Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention

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It’s clearer now more than ever that in order for sexual violence prevention to be successful, we must engage men and boys in overcoming unhealthy masculinity and promote gender equity. We could soon have an evidence-based program to achieve just this. Engendering healthy masculinities to prevent sexual violence: Rationale for and design of the Manhood 2.0 trial highlights the rationale […]

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October 2, 2018

New Research: Homophobic Name-Calling, Bullying, and Sexual Violence Perpetration

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Longitudinal Examination of the Bullying-Sexual Violence Pathway across Early to Late Adolescence: Implicating Homophobic Name-Calling is the first study of its kind to examine how homophobic name-calling is associated with bullying in middle school and sexual violence perpetration in high school. This expands what we currently know from the Bullying-Sexual Violence Pathway. We’ve seen in previous studies that bullying perpetration […]

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September 27, 2018

#1Thing: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Every year, advocates and prevention practitioners mobilize individuals and communities during the month of October to bring together awareness and action for social change to see an end to the domestic and intimate partner violence that impacts people, families, and communities. We know the prevalence and characteristics of domestic violence, we know the health […]

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September 27, 2018

Introducing a new Podcast Series with RALIANCE

Curious about RALIANCE and their grant projects? We sat down with Julie Patrick, the National Partners Liaison of RALIANCE, to hear more about the grant program and the topics that Raliance sees as key steps to ending sexual violence in one generation. With 52 projects funded to support survivors, prevent perpetration and promote early intervention, and change our culture and […]

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September 27, 2018

RALIANCE Podcast Series: Healthy Relationships for Incarcerated Youth

On this podcast, we’re joined by our cohost, Julie Patrick, National Partner Liaison for RALIANCE, to connect with Sarah Diamond from Center for Community Solutions. Sarah is the Lead Prevention and Community Engagement Specialist at Center for Community Solutions in San Diego, CA. Sarah’s work focuses on promoting healthy relationships with incarcerated youth through a mandated juvenile detention classroom program. […]

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September 27, 2018

Adobe Connect Web Conference Resources

Here at PreventConnect, we are always looking to be on the cutting edge of prevention work, and we are excited to be switching to a web conference platform that reflects this. All our web conferences will now be hosted on Adobe Connect. If this is your first time using Adobe Connect, please allow time for Adobe Connect to download to […]

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September 18, 2018

New Data on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Who is most affected and how do we prevent ACEs

New data from the largest nationally representative study on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) made headlines this week on National Public Radio (NPR) in the article Childhood Trauma and its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities. The research, headed by Melissa T. Merrick of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, finds that nearly 62% of respondents reported at least […]

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