Changing the Culture of Schools, Churches, and Communities to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative

Black and white image of 3 children holding balloons in a park. Web conference title: Changing the Culture to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 11 AM PT/2 PM ET

CALCASA's national project PreventConnect is hosting a web conference Changing the Culture of Schools, Churches, and Communities to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 11am PT, The Just Beginnings Collaborative is a network of national leaders to end child sexual abuse, and this web conference [...]

Registration opens for 2019 NASPA Strategies Conference

Registration is now open for the 2019 NASPA Strategies Conferences. The 2019 NASPA Strategies Conferences will provide student affairs practitioners, and their community partners, with the knowledge and skills to effectively address collegiate alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, sexual violence prevention and response, and well-being through a variety of comprehensive and integrative approaches. [...]

Violence Prevention in Practice: New Resource from CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) technical packages to prevent multiple forms of violence have been instrumental in advancing sexual and intimate partner violence prevention. The CDC recently released Violence Prevention in Practice, a new web-based resource to guide state and local health agencies and other key stakeholders in planning, implementing, and evaluating [...]

Preventing Sexual Violence in Sport: Panel at APHA Annual Meeting

At the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego on Monday, I presented at a great panel session titled “Preventing sexual violence in sport.” Along with three colleagues, we shared the opportunities for sport to be part of the solution in ending sexual violence. Each of us shared examples of comprehensive prevention [...]

CALCASA Leads with Prevention

American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2018 annual meeting begins today in San Diego California. This is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals and CALCASA will be a part of it. The APHA 2018 Annual Meeting will premier CALCASA's new video titled “Lead with Prevention.” Watch the video to learn more about the work CALCASA [...]

New Research: #HowIWillChange Prevention Messages

"The fact that prevention strategies related to changing sexist and misogynistic language and behavior dominated Twitter discourse is promising..." In the days after #MeToo started trending in October 2017, Twitter users responded with #HowIWillChange asking men to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. A new study in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence highlights the impacts of [...]

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