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Using Logic Models for Planning Primary Prevention Programs

  • Prevention Connection
  • 2009
  • (26:52 minutes) This presentation describes the value of logic models in planning a violence against women primary prevention effort. It starts by looking at how logic models build on existing strengths, and when to use a logic model. The presentation then reviews logic model basics, explaining how logic models are a simple series of questions and exploring the steps in creating logic models.

    Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Training

  • The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)
  • Designed for use by trainers, this 2-day curriculum teaches advocates about advocacy/counseling, the realities and impact of sexual assault, procedures to follow in common situations, techniques to support recovery, and compassion fatigue and self-care. The curriculum focuses on intervening with individuals in a crisis rather than long-term and group counseling.

    It Won't Happen to Me:
 Substance Abuse Related Violence Against Women for Anyone Concerned About The Issues

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP): Prevention Pathways
  • 2004
  • This 11-module online course discusses substance abuse, violence against women, the connection between the two, signs and symptoms, myths, how to see if a problem exists, as well as prevention, treatment and legal options.

    Environmental Strategies for Prevention: A Guide to Helping the Prevention Professional Work Effectively in the Community

  • Prevention Pathways, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
  • 2005
  • This course is designed to bridge that gap by introducing prevention professionals and concerned citizens to the basic principles of environmental strategies, and to help them learn how to apply these approaches in their own communities. Includes audio and quiz.

    Advancing Primary Prevention: Challenges and Opportunities for Working Within Service-Delivery Organizations

  • David S. Lee, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Prevention Connection
  • 2008
  • This web conference call describes ways in which service-delivery organizations could benefit from a primary prevention approach to VAW prevention. It also discusses the challenges of adopting a primary prevention approach within service-delivery organizations.  Includes slides and handouts as well that can be downloaded in PDF format.