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What Does Comprehensive Prevention Programming Look Like? Visioning for the shift in WA State.


Around the nation, and now in Washington State, there has been a push for more comprehensive prevention efforts by providing saturated resources. This model allows for more robust staff and agency time and resources to invest in prevention. With this shift there may be questions about how to design this type of comprehensive prevention programming on the ground.

This webinar will provide an overview of the guidance within our state and share stories from other states about local programming that is saturated and comprehensive. Preventionists from Missouri, North Carolina, and Oregon will provide profiles of local programs with resources and goals similar to the RPE funding in Washington State. These profiles will provide tangible examples of a variety of comprehensive primary prevention work; including prevention budgets and staff time, how communities are chosen, targeted messages, scope of activities, and evaluation efforts. Additionally, the preventionists will share their lessons learned and tips for success from working with their local programs. Please join us to hear stories of diverse prevention efforts and ask questions to help support your prevention planning!


Nancy Greenman, Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force

Nancy Greenman has done social justice work for more than four decades, with schools, labor unions, women's organizations, and state and local communities. For the past 13 years, she has focused on gendered violence in Oregon, first at the Oregon Department of Justice and ​for the past three years as the Prevention Program Coordinator at AGSATF. Her current work focuses on advocating for youth sexual health, supporting implementation of healthy relationships programming in middle and high schools, and supporting Oregon campuses to implement new VAWA prevention opportunities (aka SaVE requirements). Nancy administers the Oregon RPE grant program for AGSATF.

Matthew Huffman, Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Matthew Huffman is a Program Development Specialist at the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence where he leads the prevention team on coordinating statewide prevention and anti-oppression efforts, and provides training and technical assistance to member programs. Prior to coming to MCADSV, he did community organizing with local social service agencies, universities, and municipal departments. He also worked as an advocate in a domestic violence shelter.

Jen Przewoznik, North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Jen Przewoznik, MSW, is a trainer, technical assistance provider, practitioner and program evaluator with over 15 years of experience working with and within LGBTQ and women's communities. Jen is currently the Director of Prevention and Evaluation at the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) where she provides training and technical assistance to rape crisis centers, college campuses, military communities, and allied professionals who are working on sexual violence primary prevention efforts. Additionally, Jen is the NC technical assistance provider for CDC's Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) program. She co-chairs the North Carolina Sexual Violence Prevention Team and chairs the North Carolina Campus Jen currently lives in Durham, NC with her partner and 5 rescued animals.

Recording & Materials

Reviewed: May 10th, 2016