PreventConnect Reading Club: bystander intervention on college campuses

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Bystander intervention is a critical component of the national movement to end sexual violence on college and university campuses

PreventConnect Reading Club

Programs to encourage bystanders to take action to prevent sexual violence and domestic violence have become recognized as promising approaches to primary prevention of violence.  In the June 2011 issue of the journal Violence Against Women, there are many articles sharing the results of research on the effectiveness of bystanders programs.

On July 28, 2011, join other PreventConnect prevention practitioners throughout the country in the July PreventConnect Reading Club to examine “Evaluation of Green Dot: Active Bystander Intervention to Reduce Sexual Violence on College Campuses” (Violence Against Women, June 2011 vol. 17 no. 6 777-796.)

PreventConnect Reading Clubs are small, one hour session where public health practitioners and researchers can discuss research and practice. This Reading Club, will focus on bystander intervention as a means to reduce sexual violence on campuses.

Reading Club Session

Thursday, July 28, 2011. This ninety minute (90 min) session will start at 11.00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time).

Registration is limited to 28 people per session.

To register, click here.

Livia Rojas, MSSW, is the Training and Resource Coordinator in the Campus Program at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) where she provides training and technical assistance to recipients of the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking on college and university campuses across the United States and territories. Livia has eleven years of working to advance human rights and student organizing through practice and research.

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