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NSVRC Blogs by Sally Laskey


Sally J. Laskey is the Evaluation Coordinator for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Sally is a Community Psychologist with over 25 years in the violence prevention and victim services field. She believes in the power of evaluation to tell positive prevention stories.

This blog provides a historical look at the uses of research on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and how it sparked new research on resilience and protective factors for youth. 

On this episode, we talk with Dr. Victoria Banyard and Robin P. Christopherson about a research project to evaluate Green Dot Community.

Learn more about the 2020 census and how data is used to determine representation and funding for local support services.

Register for a free, introductory webinar about Principles-Focused Evaluation on March 26!

We spoke with researcher Rose Hennessey about how to measure bystander intervention.

Learn about new tools on activity-based assessments from NSVRC's Evaluation Toolkit.

“One of the ways you can show me that you respect me is by asking me questions.”

My cat and I are pretty curious creatures. Pete, my cat, is definitely an evaluator at heart.

This is a guest blog post from Mo Lewis, NSVRC Prevention Specialist and Sally J. Laskey, NSVRC Evaluation Coordinator

In July, the NSVRC held an Ask a Preventionist!