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Recommendations for Implementation of Randomized Clinical Trial Design

This policy paper discusses implementing randomized clinical trials including the following six considerations; clear rationale for use of randomization, well-defined treatment and comparison intervention conditions, group equivalence, program evaluation/treatment outcome, participant attrition and data analysis.

Taylor Teichman Thu, 06/20/2013 - 09:30

La prevención de la violencia sexual en comunidades latinas: Un estudio nacional de necesidades

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El Centro Nacional de Recursos contra la Violencia Sexual (NSVRC, por sus siglas en inglés) ha publicado Este informe amplio detalla las necesidades de defensoras(es) relacionadas con la violencia sexual en comunidades latinas. Por ejemplo, mientras que el 91.4% de participantes en la encuesta nacional dijo que su organización ha identificado el perfil demográfico de la población a la cual desea servir, sólo el 19.3% pensaba que su clientela pertenecía a dicha población; también las personas participantes se refirieron continuamente a la importancia de crear materiales culturalmente específicos que en realidad reflejen la cultura de las comunidades latinas y/o hispanoparlantes.

En inglés.

Además del informe complete, el resumen ejecutivo y una infografía están disponibles.

Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment

This comprehensive report details advocates’ needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities. For example, while 91.4% of advocates who responded to the national survey said their organization has identified demographics of their intended service population, just 19.3% thought that their clients served matched those demographics; also, participants consistently discussed the importance of creating culturally specific materials that truly reflect the culture of Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.

Also available in Spanish.

In addition to the full report, the executive summary and an infographic are available.

NSVRC Prevention Assessment: Year 3 Report and Synthesis National Strengths and Needs

This is the final report from the NSVRC’s three-year National Prevention Strengths and Needs Assessment Project, and provides a summary of the work completed during the third year of the assessment as well as a synthesis of major themes across the three-year project. The major activities of the Year 3 assessment were the completion of a national survey comparison of findings to the Year 1 survey.  You can find the 2 previous reports here:

NSVRC Prevention Assessment: Year 1 Report National Strengths and Needs Assessment (NSVRC, 2010)

NSVRC Prevention Assessment: Year 2 Report Innovations in Prevention (NSVRC, 2012)

Core competencies for sexual violence prevention practitioners

The importance of identifying core competencies among staff has cut across numerous fields of practice. This resource summarizes findings from focus groups – facilitated by NSVRC in an effort to identify core skills and qualities of effective prevention practitioners – and identifies areas for further exploration. It is part of Finding the Perfect Shade of Change: Resources for Sexual Violence Preventionists Creating Safe and Healthy Communities, an information packet of prevention resources.