This web conference highlighted two promising and well-evaluated bystander intervention programs, Bringing in the Bystander and Mentors in Violence Prevention. The conference discussed the principles behind these programs, and explored advancing community change to promote pro-social bystander actions. The pending release of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center‘s new publication “Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention” was also highlighted.
- Karen Baker, National Sexual Violence Resource Center
- Victoria Banyard, Prevention Innovations, University of Hew Hampshire
- Jeff O’Brien, Mentors in Violence Prevention
- Describe the bystander approach to primary prevention of violence against women.
- Identify resources for bystander approaches to violence against women prevention.
- Describe key elements of two bystander prevention programs.
MATERIALS & RECORDINGS:
- Video Recording [ZIP] – file in Windows Media (WMV) format with embedded captioning.
- Audio Recording [MP3]
- Audio Transcript [PDF]
- Text Chat Transcript [PDF]
- Slides (1 per Page, Color) [PDF]
- Handouts (3 per Page, Black & White) [PDF]
Materials and Resources from National Sexual Violence Resource Center
- Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention: Click here to order copies.
Materials and Resources from Prevention Innovations, University of New Hampshire
- Know Your Power, University of New Hampshire’s social marketing campaign website.
- Bystander Pledge [DOC] [PDF]
- Published Articles
- Contact the NSVRC for information on obtaining these articles by email: [email protected]or call toll-free: (877) 739-3895.
- Moynihan, M. M. & Banyard, V. L. (2008). Community responsibility for preventing sexual violence: A pilot with campus Greeks and intercollegiate athletes. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community , 36, 23-38.
- Banyard, V. L. (2008). Measurement and correlates of pro-social bystander behavior: The case of interpersonal violence. Violence and Victims, 23, 85-99.
- Banyard, V. L., Moynihan, M. M., & Plante, E. G. (2007). Sexual violence prevention through bystander education: An experimental evaluation. Journal of Community Psychology, 35, 463-481.
- Banyard, V. L., Plante, E. G. & Moynihan, M. M., & (2005). Rape prevention through bystander education: Bringing a broader community perspective to sexual violence prevention. [Available Here]
Materials and Resources from Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP)