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January 17, 2012
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National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Prevention Assessment
Year 2 Report: Innovations in Prevention

Today, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center released its report Innovations in Prevention. PreventConnect is sharing the voices from some of of the programs that are featured in this report. This newsletter is is Part 1 of a two-part series about NSVRC's prevention innovators.

(14 mins) Strong Oak Lefevre from the New England Learning Center for Women in Transition describes the community-based prevention work of Visioning Bear Circle to prevent sexual violence in Native American communities.
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(11 mins) Mary Worthington of Network of Victim Assistance in Bucks County, Penn., describes the agency's prevention curriculum for students with autism spectrum disorders.
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(10 mins) Alex Leslie of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center describes Youth360, a youth leadership program for the primary prevention of sexual violence.
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(16 mins) Julie Evans of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape describes the Parenting Program, a four‐workshop series for parents to prevent child sexual abuse, and the Middle School Social Norms Campaign to promote positive social norms.
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(16 mins) Bari Rosenbluth and Barbara Ball, of Safe Place in Austin, Texas, describe their prevention efforts with adolescents. The programs, Expect Respect and Start Strong Austin, show comprehensive programs that involve youth leadership, community partnership and policy change to prevent violence.
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Web Conference: Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

In December 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the initial findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). This survey became the subject of hundreds of news stories about the prevalence of sexual violence, intimate partner violence and stalking.

In this web conference, we will share results of the survey and explore the implications for prevention efforts.

Wed., Feb. 1, 2012
and repeated on
Thurs., Feb. 2, 2012

This ninety-minute (90 min) session will start at
11 AM Pacific Standard
(2 PM Eastern, 1 PM Central, Noon Mountain, 10 AM Alaska, 8 AM Hawai'i).

Click Here to Register



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