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Engaging Men and Boys

The violence against women movement started when women organized to address men’s violence against women. The early social change efforts engaged women as individuals who had the power to change the conditions in which violence against women existed. While it is clear that violence against women impacts the lives, well-being, and safety of women and …

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Community Assessments

  Community Needs Assessments are an important part of planning for your prevention work. As a prevention education specialist, you need to know what is happening in your community in order to know what prevention strategies and curricula are going to best address their needs. There are countless ways to assess your community, depending on …

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Primary Prevention Initiatives

Prevention Curricula: The following are some examples of prevention curricula. This list is not exhaustive.In Touch With TeensGreen DotMyStrengthSafe DatesShifting BoundariesBystander intervention programs Resources: Training_Practice_Guidelines.pdf Download 2 MB Training Professionals in the Primary Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence, a publication of the CDC Something_Is_Wrong-Curriculum.pdf Download 3 MB “Something is Wrong: Exploring the Roots …

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Media Advocacy

General information on messaging and media campaigns. Working with the Media on Violence Against WomenHere are some suggestions to work with the media to improve coverage of violence against women in the media: thank them for taking the time to cover the issue because it is so important and will help people because…emphasizing how wonderful …

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Linkages between different types of violence

Many types of violence, including sexual violence, intimate partner violence, child abuse and maltreatment, community violence, teen dating violence, and others co-occur and share common risk and protective factors, and consequences. It may make sense to work collaboratively with professionals who typically work to prevent a different kind of violence in order to best serve …

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Evaluation

Evaluation of programming is becoming increasingly important to our funders and to our communities. Additionally, evaluation of prevention programs can help educators improve their curricula and presentation delivery with the goal of increasing program impact and effectiveness and ending sexual violence. Evidence-based Why is evaluation so important? Besides learning about what your program is achieving …

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Core Competencies for Prevention

This information packet from the NSVRC provides guidance to prevention practitioners at local, state, tribal, territory, and national organizations to work more effectively toward the goal of eliminating sexual violence in their communities. Publications_NSVRC_Guidance-hiring-training-supporting-community-prevention-practitioners.pdf Download 363 KB Publications_NSVRC_Fact-sheet_Prevention-Resource-Packet-Intro.pdf Download 86 KB Publications_NSVRC_Guide_Qualities-Abilities-Effective-Confident-Prevention-Practitioners.pdf Download 1 MB Publications_NSVRC_Core-competencies-sexual-violence-prevention-practitioners.pdf Download 521 KB Publications_NSVRC_Strategies-integrating-prevention-organizational-operations.pdf Download 403 KB Publications_NSVRC_Prevention-Resource-Packet-Sample-Job-Description.pdf Download …

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Bullying Resources

Bullying **Bully Busters: A Teacher’s Manual for Helping Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders** was developed in 2000 to help teachers reduce aggression and bullying in the classroom by building upon students’ social skills and character development. It has two sections, one for students in grades K-5 and one for students in grades 6-8. Both sections include …

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Statistics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) has provided substantial resources to develop and fund the addition of two optional modules to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), an 8-question module on sexual violence (SV) and a 7-question module on intimate partner violence (IPV). …

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Sexual Harassment in Schools

All content on this page provided by Nan D. Stein, Ed.D and Kelly A. Mennemeier, B.A. in their October 2011 Critical Issue Brief:Addressing the Gendered Dimensions of Harassment and Bullying.pdf Download 440 KB Summary: “This paper first introduces and discusses a policy memo from the U.S. Department of Education that clarifies the distinctions between bullying …

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