Prevention in Action

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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Green Dot

Contact Name: Dr. Dorothy J. EdwardsPhone Number: (571) 319-0354E-mail: [email protected]: http://www.livethegreendot.comKey Words: (1) Co-ed; (2) high school and college age; (3) bystander intervention; (4) high school, college, and community-based setting; (5) social marketingPopulation served This community-based program targets all members of the community as potential bystanders through peer and cultural influences across the socio-ecological model. …

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Prevention Policies for Ending Child Sexual Abuse- Resources and Examples

CDC (2007) published the following report:Preventing Child Sexual Abuse within Youth-Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures Legal Definitions of Child Sexual Abuse vary state by state. State specific guidelines can be found here:Child Welfare Information Gateway A) BackgroundChild Sexual Abuse: How Did We Get Here?For general information on child sexual abuse, please see: …

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Programs that Promote Bystander Intervention

“Programs attempting to encourage active bystander behaviors would ideally seek to effect change in: individual attitudes and beliefs condoning violence against women; perceptions of the broader social norms condoning violence against women; perception of an individual’s capacity to act to prevent violence against women; and intention to behave or act in various ways in response …

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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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Prevention Curricula

Curricula Adolescents and Teens **National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skills, K–12** by the Future of Sex Education Initiative (2012)The goal of this resource is to provide clear, consistent and straightforward guidance on the essential minimum, core content for sexuality education that is age-appropriate for students in grades K–12. The Standards are presented both …

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Curricula for Workplace

Top Five Resources and Curricula Links 1. NSVRC’s Resources on Sexual Violence in the Workplace https://www.nsvrc.org/resource-topics/workplace?page=0 OR more particularly http://www.nsvrc.org/publications/nsvrc-publications-guides/sexual-violence-workplace-employers-guide-prevention http://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/publications_nsvrc_research-brief_sexual-violence-workplace.pdf (PDF) http://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/publications_nsvrc_resource-list_sexual-violence-workplace.pdf 2. NSVRC’s Sexual Violence and the Workplace: Information for Advocates http://www.nsvrc.org/sexual-violence-and-the-workplace-information-for-advocates 3. CAEPV’s Creating Solutions Creating Change A Guide For Employers http://www.caepv.org/getinfo/docdetail.php?docID=390&catID=5 http://www.caepv.org/getinfo/articles.php?doccat=1 3. National Conference and Project on Domestic Violence for …

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Healthy Sexuality

If there are resources you’d like to add, please email [email protected] What is healthy sexuality?According to the Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force Sexual Health Work Group, healthy sexuality is defined as “the expressed capacity to understand, enjoy, and control one’s own sexual and reproductive behavior in a manner that enriches one’s self, relationships, and communities. …

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