The second phase of NSVRC’s Prevention Assessment project focused on interviews with innovative prevention programs and a diffusion survey to document how innovations have spread throughout the sexual violence prevention field. The emphasis of this assessment was on how programs are thinking about primary prevention and the processes that allowed innovation to develop. This Year 2 report contains findings from that assessment.
- (14 mins) Strong Oak Lefevre from the New England Learning Center for Women in Transition describes the community-based prevention work of Visioning Bear Circle to prevent sexual violence in Native American communities. Listen Now.
- (11 mins) Mary Worthington of Network of Victim Assistance in Bucks County, Penn., describes the agency's prevention curriculum for students with autism spectrum disorders. Currently Unavailable. Check back soon.
- (10 mins) Alex Leslie of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center describes Youth360, a youth leadership program for the primary prevention of sexual violence.Listen Now.
- (16 mins) Bari Rosenbluth and Barbara Ball, of Safe Place in Austin, Texas, describe their prevention efforts with adolescents. The programs, Expect Respect and Start Strong Austin, show comprehensive programs that involve youth leadership, community partnership and policy change to prevent violence. Currently Unavailable. Check back soon.