Making a Case for Prevention

Making a Case for Prevention

In this podcast, David Lee interviews Jennifer Middlebrooks, Acting Team Lead of the Health Communication and Education Team of the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC’s newly released free online course features interviews with leading experts in the field, dynamic graphics, interactive exercises and compelling storytelling that …

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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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Messaging and Media Campaigns

The success of our message as prevention specialist is highly dependent on how we reach our target audience. Media campaigns, including social media, social marketing, and more traditional media advocacy, need to be thoughtfully planned with explicit goals, intended audience(s), and well-constructed framing and messaging. Campaign planning The CDC has created a communications website, designed …

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Social Media

General information on messaging and media campaigns. Resources NSVRC’s 2016 Social Media ToolkitThis social media toolkit provides guidance on how to utilize campaign resources online during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. NSVRC’s 2014 Social Media ToolkitThis toolkit explores how social media tools can help spread awareness and advocate for social change. Daily posts for Twitter and …

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