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By on November 16, 2015

Applying Social Norms Theory to the Prevention of Gender Based Violence in Middle Schools

This presentation by Lindsay Orchowski from Alpert Medical School of Brown University, provides an overview of social norms theory as it relates to sexual violence prevention, as well as strategies for integrating social norms theory into existing intervention approaches. Two sexual violence prevention programs grounded in social norms and bystander intervention theory will be reviewed.


This workshop was part of the the Prevention Track at the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference that held September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. View the conference materials including workshop handouts and slides here. The Prevention track was sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center

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