Going beyond the individual: The evidence supporting multilevel adolescent dating abuse prevention

Monday September 21, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) Interpersonal violence affects the lives of individuals, but have impacts for communities and society as well.  Community- and societal-level factors can also contribute to adolescent dating abuse, sexual violence, and adult partner violence.  Prevention practitioners have been encouraged to build multilevel prevention strategies to prevent these forms of violence, and […]

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Rethinking Serial Perpetration of Sexual Violence: Implications for Prevention

The session is full.  Please join the Wait List Tuesday September 15, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) The serial perpetration hypothesis suggests that a small number of men perpetrate the vast majority of rapes, and that these men perpetrate multiple rapes over time. This hypothesis has played an important role in the field of rape prevention as a model of […]

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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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We are hiring – Join the PreventConnect team

PreventConnect is an online community of practice focused on the primary prevention of sexual, domestic, dating, and related forms of violence. Community members include prevention practitioners, evaluators, researchers, funders, government employees, activists, faculty, students, and many others. Widely hailed as the foremost resource for the prevention of gendered violence, PreventConnect offers uniquely engaging and vibrant learning communities through resources such […]

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September 1, 2015

It’s On Us: New public service announcement

Today #ItsOnUs campaign released it most recent public service announcement to stop campus sexual assault.Join student activists and dozens of organizations committed to building a  movement on campuses nationwide. When It’s On Us was introduced last year they described the campaign as a way to “…fundamentally shift the way we think about sexual assault, by inspiring everyone to see it […]

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August 31, 2015

Going beyond the individual: The evidence supporting multilevel adolescent dating abuse prevention

Monday September 21, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) Interpersonal violence affects the lives of individuals, but have impacts for communities and society as well.  Community- and societal-level factors can also contribute to adolescent dating abuse, sexual violence, and adult partner violence.  Prevention practitioners have been encouraged to build multilevel prevention strategies to prevent these forms of violence, and […]

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August 27, 2015

National leaders to speak about ending sexual violence at national conference

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The 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference is less than a week away and we cannot wait to see you all in Los Angeles! 1500 people will be joining us at this important national event. CALCASA is thrilled to announce the speakers for the Plenary Sessions on September 2, 3, and 4. This year’s speakers will infuse their messages with musings from the conference […]

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August 26, 2015

Rethinking Serial Perpetration of Sexual Violence: Implications for Prevention

The session is full.  Please join the Wait List Tuesday September 15, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) The serial perpetration hypothesis suggests that a small number of men perpetrate the vast majority of rapes, and that these men perpetrate multiple rapes over time. This hypothesis has played an important role in the field of rape prevention as a model of […]

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August 25, 2015

New organization dedicated to preventing violence on college campuses

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A new group of prevention educators and campus advocates have formed a new national organization, the Campus Advocates and Prevention Professionals Association (CAPPA) that is dedicated to provide a national platform for to engage, discuss and advance evidence-based strategies to reduce violence and support survivors.  CAPPA is lead by a 17 member founding leadership council that includes many of the […]

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August 18, 2015

Sports Culture: Advancing its role in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention

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Listen to this podcast of Movement Maker and A Call to MenCo-Founder Tony Porter speak about its upcoming national conference, Sports Culture: Advancing its role in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention, that will be held September 10-11, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This conference’s hosts and presenters include many Movement Makers. PreventConnect will be attending this conference sharing insights via social […]

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August 18, 2015

Building a Movement to End Violence Against Women

At the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, Move to End Violence is sponsoring a mini-track on Building a Movement to End Violence Against Women. In this video, Nicole Matthews, Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, Kelly Miller, Executive Director of Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence, and Trina Greene-Browne, Outreach & Engagement Manager, at Move […]

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August 18, 2015

Inspired by Progress United by Purpose: A look at the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference

David S. Lee, the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Manager of PreventConnect, describes the upcoming 2015National Sexual Assault Conferencethat will be held in Los Angeles.   With NSAC’s theme of “Inspired by Progress, United by Purpose,” 1500 people will gather to share their insights and exchange resources to dedicate themselves toward building a movement to end […]

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August 6, 2015

Center for Changing Our Campus Culture: New Online Resource

With the nation’s attention focused on sexual violence on college campuses, many Federal departments are developing new resources and programs to support the effort.  For example,  PreventConnect recently presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Think Tank and Action Planning meetings on preventing campus sexual violence. This week the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women […]

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July 29, 2015

Putting the “theory” in theory of change

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I came across a great slide share presentation about theory of change on an evaluation list serve that I’m part of, and I just had to share it. It takes a LOT of time, reflection, and critical thinking to build a good theory of change. Even when we know our program well, it can be a major challenge to articulate […]

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