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October 22, 2018

Prevention at Your Fingertips: New Study on Video Games for Increasing Bystander Intervention

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New research out of the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire finds bystander intervention video games have a significant impact on bystander efficacy and attitudes. In the study, male students had the greatest positive impact on attitudes and bystander efficacy after completing the video games. By meeting students where they’re at, these video games increase bystander […]

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June 2, 2017

Bystander Intervention: Building the Evidence Base for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CENTRAL (CST/CDT) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EASTERN (EST/EDT) 2:00 PM […]

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May 28, 2015

Campus-based bystander intervention: SCREAMing to prevent violence at Rutgers

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Learn about the theater-based SCREAM bystander intervention program at Rutgers and Dr. Sarah McMahon’s evaluation of the program. What works and what are the implications for those implementing similar bystander approaches? For additional materials, click here for the executive summary of Dr. McMahon’s study and click here for the SCREAM manual.  

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May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 – Popular Education in communities, campus-based bystander intervention, and the connections between mental health work and sexual violence prevention

Read the latest newsletter from PreventConnect here, featuring the use of Popular Education in communities, we learn about a program that teaches bystander intervention to students at Rutger’s University, and we explore the intersections of mental health and sexual violence prevention.  Full link address: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=occzzmoab&v=001WB-nvaGMG38a7M4qOy6gtpiLGHZ0lWGnJ1oUv6sK1Id01-ZUnR950S9IO-rsbhHnItdCdw3XpnAD8_EEIPcGk2FCFpkV1Ic2S9MdNZ5f6mM0_rujjiJl9YOZdvbHJGz41zcsnQ3RI40yyfOzjVZVuv4qNnymEqfLIVk6FSHOPtkDpgEWz8HVMlIHAKJt6fQDrs19An0ukbpEvhVX_h7bYvfe_MwNGgv2kmoRFg4YLqAANcvIfdYUnWMcwr41ArIRufcGcSmk___TR-dE73bTIsZu_7NTxxSmQp5-ffcnMKdjFJiFT1vSTz5SB0GzfcfQvgpqOaLyUtVWaJoXKAf8qqiucuj7izN_4ppRETaxojFJBLJU2q07X6boQzjpnJQv&id=preview   Subscribe to the Prevent/Connect newsletter here.

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January 24, 2014

January 24, 2014: Promising Practices, Bystander Intervention, and Community Engagement

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Read the latest newsletter from PreventConnect here, featuring podcasts on promising practices in sexual violence prevention, bystander intervention and new ways to think about community engagement. Link to full view.

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January 23, 2014

Beyond bystander intervention: Addressing power-based violence and rape culture on the college campus

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This podcast follows the Beyond bystander intervention: Addressing power-based violence and rape culture on the college campus session at the 2013 National Sexual Assault Conference.  Vickie Sides, Director of Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention at University of Chicago and Rachel Caidor, Associate Director of the Campus Advocacy Network at University of Illinois at Chicago join the California Coalition Against Sexual […]

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August 22, 2013

Bystander intervention: Focusing on social justice

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Thursday, September 12, 2013 11 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time (2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern) Bystander intervention has emerged as a popular and powerful strategy for the prevention of sexual and domestic violence.  This web conference will further national dialogue on the strategy, with a particular focus on social justice.  It will highlight new publications about bystander intervention […]

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September 20, 2012

The Backbone Zone: A new bystander intervention campaign

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In July our interview with Drew Wing told you about  a new campaign from the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA), in partnership with Boys to Men.  Just released, Backbone Zone!  focuses on bystander intervention. From the site: Everybody has a backbone. The Backbone Zone is a project to help students find theirs, and to give them tools to confront gender-bullying, sexual […]

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August 16, 2012

Bystander Intervention: Using social media to build bystander action to prevent violence

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Earlier this year, hundreds of people gathered at the Bystander Intervention: From its roots to the road ahead conference in Boston. In order to keep the momentum of strengthening bystander approaches to prevent violence, PreventConnect is collaborating with Mentors in Violence Prevention and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center to continue the dialogue about taking action in our communities. This web […]

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July 10, 2012

Jackson Katz reflects on bystander intervention conference

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Jackson Katz, Ph.D., co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention and an organizer of the conference Bystander Intervention: From Its Roots to the Road Ahead, describes this conference and what he sees as the next steps to advance the bystander approach to prevent men’s violence against women. To listen to other interviews from this conference, check out PreventConnect’s July 2012 newsletter.

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