3 years of #PowerInPrevention Web Conferences Building a Movement to End Child Sexual Abuse

  This  podcast explores the process of creating content for the Ms. Foundation #PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series. The series hosts, Leona Smith Di Faustino, Cordelia Anderson, and Joan Tabachnick reflect on stand out moments and what their hopes are for the future of the movement to end child sexual abuse. Since 2012, PreventConnect in collaboration with Ms. […]

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We are hiring – Join the PreventConnect team

We are expanding the PreventConnect team as we are hiring people who are committed to prevention, social justice and a learning community of prevention practitioners.  We need people to join as PreventConnect will increase its focus on sexual and domestic violence prevention efforts on college campuses. These job opportunities are based at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s offices in […]

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From Foundations to the Future: A prevention approach to sexual and domestic violence

Thursday May 7, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time Registration is full. Submit a registration request to be placed on the wait list. Interested in preventing sexual and domestic violence in your community? Want to engage in a discussion about the underlying causes of sexual and domestic violence and understand how to effectively address these root causes? Join Prevention Institute’s Annie Lyles along […]

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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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April 26, 2015

Jazzed about Community-Level Change to Prevent Sexual Violence

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Last week I had the opportunity to lead a training for the Regional Centers in New York state on building community-level prevention efforts.  One of my objectives was that participants would be “jazzed” about doing community level prevention work.  So I created a scale to measure how jazzed the person was. The scale ranges from Muzak on the low end […]

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April 24, 2015

3 years of #PowerInPrevention Web Conferences Building a Movement to End Child Sexual Abuse

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  This  podcast explores the process of creating content for the Ms. Foundation #PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series. The series hosts, Leona Smith Di Faustino, Cordelia Anderson, and Joan Tabachnick reflect on stand out moments and what their hopes are for the future of the movement to end child sexual abuse. Since 2012, PreventConnect in collaboration with Ms. […]

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April 24, 2015

Keeping the Goal Out Front: Healthy Sexuality & Relationships in Prevention work

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  Leona Smith Di Faustino and Cordelia Anderson reflect on the web conference that focused on healthy sexuality education as a tool in child sexual abuse prevention work. They also discuss the importance of incorporating healthy sexuality for practitioners in the field with regards to compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma.

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April 24, 2015

Perpetration prevention within the child sexual abuse prevention movement

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  Three years after PreventConnect hosted the web conference “Preventing the perpetration of child sexual abuse,”Cordelia Anderson, David Prescott and Joan Tabachnick revisit this topic as they provide insights on what is known, what is being learned, and how they would like to see the field evolve.

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April 21, 2015

We are hiring – Join the PreventConnect team

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We are expanding the PreventConnect team as we are hiring people who are committed to prevention, social justice and a learning community of prevention practitioners.  We need people to join as PreventConnect will increase its focus on sexual and domestic violence prevention efforts on college campuses. These job opportunities are based at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s offices in […]

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April 20, 2015

Move toward community-centered prevention

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Last month, Prevention Institute‘s Annie Lyles and I presented a workshop at Futures Without Violence‘s National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence. We were happy to see a full room of people committed to building community-centered prevention. The title of our presentation, “Growing Our Impact: Moving from individual awareness building to community norms change strategies as a part of domestic […]

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April 17, 2015

Sexual Violence Prevention in College Athletics: the University of Michigan Example

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Ashley Maier and Sari Lipsett discuss sexual violence prevention in college athletics with Holly Rider-Milkovich, Director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center at the University of Michigan. Listen as they discuss University of Michigan’s training for coaches and athletes, how they successfully institutionalized the program, and what other campuses can do.

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April 17, 2015

Women of Color Network: Call to Action Summit and Conference

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In this podcast, Zoe Flowers of the Women of Color Network and Jane Ralph of the Clarina Howard Nichols Center talk about the upcoming Women of Color Network’s Call to Action Summit and Conference that will take place May 20-22, 2015 in San Diego, California. The Summit and conference theme  is “Coming Full Circle: Survivors and Communities of Color Leading […]

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April 17, 2015

Prevent Connect: 10 Years Strong – Part 2

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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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April 16, 2015

From Foundations to the Future: A prevention approach to sexual and domestic violence

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Thursday May 7, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time Registration is full. Submit a registration request to be placed on the wait list. Interested in preventing sexual and domestic violence in your community? Want to engage in a discussion about the underlying causes of sexual and domestic violence and understand how to effectively address these root causes? Join Prevention Institute’s Annie Lyles along […]

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