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(15 minutes) This interactive learning tool introduces primary prevention through a set of activities to enhance knowledge about primary prevention. Information covered includes the Moving Upstream story, the Social Ecological Model, and an exploration of the differences between Risk Reduction and Primary Prevention.

(16 minutes) This recorded webinar provides an overview of sexual violence prevention, utilizing the public health approach to talk about primary prevention and norms change.  Examples of promising prevention strategies are also highlighted. 

Mapping Evaluation Thumbnail(~8 min each) This three-part video podcast series highlights innovative sexual violence prevention evaluation work happening across the country. 

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(~1 hour)  This course will help participants identify where their program has the skills and resources to do evaluation and where they may need some help.  Information for this course is drawn from the Technical Assistance Guide and Resource Kit for Primary Prevention and Evaluation, developed by Stephanie Townsend, PhD for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (2009). 

Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention Thumbnail Image(1-2 hours) This course was written by Joan Tabachnick, produced by The New England Adolescent Research Institute Inc. (NEARI) and sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). It is based on the NSVRC publication of the same name. This course provides the basics for how to encourage friends and family to deter and possibly prevent sexual violence. A certificate of completion for 1 hour of course work is available.

(Note: This course is hosted on the NEARI website and you will need to register there for the course. Pop-up blockers will need to be disabled in order to view this course. Firefox not fully supported by NEARI.  If you must use Firefox, we recommend opening the link in a new window and not a new tab.)

Expect Respect Webinar thumbnail(1 hr, 45 min)  Presented by Barbara Ball and Susie Gidseg of Safe Place, this webinar will feature examples of youth creatively taking the lead to promote healthy relationships.  Preventionists and youth activists from Safe Haven in Pike County will report in how they have sustained an effective youth initiative with Rallying Youth organizers Together (RYOT) Against Rape and Abuse.

Evaluation 101 thumbnail(1 hr, 56 min)  This webinar will review the key steps in evaluating the outcomes of prevention programs. Numerous examples are provided to explore how evaluations are designed, what it takes to carry them out, and what can be learned. These examples help participants think about what a useful, meaningful evaluation might look like in their own programs. Evaluation challenges and tips for avoiding common mistakes are offered.