Research on bystander programs highlighted in journal

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The June 2011 issue of the journal Violence Against Women will include many articles about research on bystander programs designed to prevent sexual violence and domestic violence. It is great to see so many articles looking at prevention programs.

Christine Gidycz

Check out this PreventConnect podcast interview with authors Christine Gidycz, Ph.D., and Alan Berkowitz, Ph.D., discussing their article “Preventing Sexual Aggression among College Men: An Evaluation of a Social Norms and Bystander Intervention Program.”

Other articles released online so far include

This research gives us an opportunity to strengthen our prevention efforts using the bystander approach.

Gidycz and Berkowitz on Preventing sexual aggression among college men

David Lee

David S. Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention. David manages the national project Prevention Connection, an online community of violence against women prevention practitioners, funders, researchers and activists. For over 29 years David has worked in efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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