In this podcast, Prevent Connect's David Lee interviews Jennifer Middlebrooks, Acting Team Lead of the Health Communication and Education Team of the Division of Violence Prevention. They discuss the CDC's newly released online course " Principles of Prevention." This free online course features interviews with leading experts in the field, dynamic graphics, interactive exercises and compelling storytelling that makes the case for violence prevention. (10 min)
Dr. Karen Hughes, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
This webinar provides information on preventing violence through the development of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships between children and caregivers. Links to both the video recording and the powerpoint slides for the webinar are available through VIP archives.
Half in Ten: the Campaign to Cut Poverty in Half in Ten Years
This interactive quiz is designed to raise awareness of the problem of poverty, fight false notions, and illustrate policy solutions that work. Poverty and other associated consequences have been shown to be risk factors for sexual violence.
Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Ph.D., Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice
This expert chat webinar features a panel discussion on prevention and intervention research addressing adolescent relationship abuse. Panelists discuss programs and practices currently in place to address abusive, coercive, and manipulative behaviors prevalent in teen dating relationships. **Registration is required.**
This NSVRC webinar recording from August, 2010 draws from available research and discusses the interconnectedness of sexual violence and housing especially in rural areas. The Spectrum of Prevention is applied as a blueprint for community-based housing advocacy strategies.
Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
RePlay: Finding Zoe is an online video game that seeks to promote healthy relationships and challenge the acceptance of violence and unhealthy relationships in young people’s lives. The game centers on a group of kids searching for their friend Zoe, who is believed to be in an abusive relationship.(available in English & French)
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention
Campus-based alcohol and other drug (AOD) and violence prevention efforts are more effective when they are guided by the latest research and tailored to local campus circumstances. Key to this process is conducting a campus-based assessment and consulting the research literature.
This introductory online course covers how best to identify and intervene with youth who exhibit sexually abusive behaviors—to prevent them from hurting any other victims. It provides an overview of how sexual-abuse-specific assessment, case management and treatment can help give a teenager the opportunity to live an abuse-free life.
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