By David Lee on November 13, 2012

Building and measuring an effective online prevention Community of Practice

PreventConnect’s David Lee and Harder + Company’s Kym Dorman at the poster session at the APHA Annual Meeting.

At the 140th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, PreventConnect’s David Lee and Kym Dorman of Harder + Company Community Research presented a poster session titled Building and measuring an effective online prevention Community of Practice:  PreventConnect’s sexual violence and domestic violence prevention practitioners learn from each other online.

In a survey of 210 PreventConnect users, 97% reported they would recommend PreventConnect to others and 74% considered themselves part of the PreventConnect community. Respondents reported that their participation improved their organizational policy and procedures for prevention.

In addition, several interview were videotaped where people shared there impressions about PreventConnect.

Click here for a PDF version of the poster..

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David S. Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention. David manages the national project PreventConnect, an online community of violence against women prevention practitioners, funders, researchers and activists. For over 27 years David has worked in efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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