By Ashley Maier on June 24, 2015 · tagged as , ,

Two New Courses on learn.preventconnect.org!

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Don’t walk, run!
There are 2 new courses on learn.preventconnect.org!

Being Smart about Statistics

This course, intended for sexual and domestic violence prevention practitioners, discusses key considerations for identifying quality statistics and rephrasing them appropriately for use in presentations, reports, and more.Participants will be able to:

  • Identify and explain three considerations that can be used to help assess the credibility of a statistic.
  • Identify two reputable sources for statistics on sexual violence.
  • Identify and explain two considerations for appropriately rephrasing existing statistics.

All Research is Not Created Equally:Assessing the quality of program evaluation studies

This course, intended for sexual and domestic violence prevention practitioners, discusses considerations for using research evidence to inform program planning, including the current state of research in the field, the kinds of evidence, and criteria for assessing the quality of program evaluation research studies.Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of research evidence in evidence-informed decision-making for program planning.
  • Identify two sources of information on the best available research evidence for sexual and intimate partner violence prevention.
  • Identify and explain three considerations that can be used to help assess the credibility of a program evaluation.

 

Ashley Maier

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Ashley Maier, MSW, MPA, has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade. She began as a volunteer at a domestic violence shelter in Illinois, served as a hospital-based advocate in St. Louis, coordinated community health/family violence training programs for pediatric residents in St. Louis and San Diego, and managed Oregon’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) grantees and program. Ashley is a contributing author to Lantern Book’s 2013 publication, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and is creator of the 2015 book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.

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