By PreventConnect on April 21, 2009

The role of leadership in creating momentum for the primary prevention of violence against women

1st Session: Tuesday, May 5, 2009

2nd Session (Repeat of 1st Session): Thursday, May 7, 2009

Summary:
This web conference presented an interactive discussion of the role of leadership in linking primary prevention principles with movement-building and violence against women prevention efforts, and the steps needed to move from conceptualization to actualization of these principles within the movement.

Host:
David Lee, Prevention Connection, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Presenters:
Larry Cohen & Elizabeth Waiters, Prevention Institute

Guests:
Lea Hegge, Domestic and Sexual Violence Services of Carbon County, Montana

Objectives:

  • Explore the role of leadership in advocacy to expand VAW primary prevention efforts.
  • Discuss specific actions needed to support leadership for VAW primary prevention efforts.

Materials:

  • Slides, 1 per page, color [PDF]
  • Handouts, 3 per page, balck and white [PDF]
  • Poised for Prevention [Download at Website]
  • Collaborative Leadership Assessment Scale [PDF]
  • Amy Lehrner and Nicole E. Allen, Still a Movement After All These Years? Current Tensions in the Domestic Violence Movement, Violence Against Women, published on March 5, 2009 [View Abstract]
  • Amy Lehrner and Nicole E. Allen, Social change movements and the struggle over meaning-making: a case study of domestic violence narratives, American Journal of Community Psychology. 2008 Dec;42(3-4):220-34. [View Abstract]
  • Critical Conversations: How to Talk to Young People About Dating Violence [PDF] from Domestic and Sexual Violence Services of Carbon County

Recordings:

  • The video recordings of these sessions are no longer available.
  • Session 1: Audio Transcript [PDF]
  • Session 2: Audio Transcript [PDF]
  • Session 1: Text Chat Transcript [PDF]
  • Session 2: Text Chat Transcript [PDF]
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