Best Practices

PDF
June, 2015

Advocates come from all walks of life and advocate for a variety of purposes; but the purpose of these training materials is to provide information and support for advocates who work with residents of long-term care, specifically, long-term care ombuds, sexual assault program advocates, or disability advocates. Building advocacy where disability, sexual violence and long-term care meet is nuanced and important. The intention of this booklet is to assist in the development of effective…

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Disability, Training Tools, Best Practices
Growing Songs for Healthy Children
CD
January, 2005

Music CD made for prevention with person with developmental disabilities. CD

  1. Prevention
  2. Disability
  3. Disabilities
  • Author: Blue Tower Training Center
  • Publisher: Blue Tower Training Center, 2005.
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Disability, Best Practices, Guides & Activities
WCSAP Webpage
September, 2014

In our work to end sexual violence, sometimes best practices in prevention and what communities want to hear about (i.e. awareness and education) are not the same thing. Large school assemblies and tips for staying safe at parties are often welcomed by our communities — these make them feel safe and don't ask too much of them. With limited resources to do our prevention work, it is important that we are able to distinguish between primary prevention and awareness or risk reduction activities…

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Best Practices, Awareness Raising, Theory & Concepts
And Sufficient Dosage
WCSAP Webpage
February, 2013

One time only presentations done well will produce short-term gains in knowledge, but do little or nothing to change behavior. Research consistently shows that the best result single education sessions can produce is change in an individual's knowledge base. Changing behavior requires a sufficient dosage. This is true for all types of prevention, not just preventing sexual violence. Sufficient dosage means that in order to change a behavior, education must be provided in a way in which the…

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Best Practices, Program Design
PDF
March, 2011

The Office of Crime Victim's Advocacy (OCVA) has developed one service standard for prevention work conducted under the Community Sexual Assault Programs Core Services, Marginalized and Native American Communities, and the RPE program. This Primary Prevention Standard outlines the goal of the standard, eligible activities, participants, and the training required for participating staff.

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Best Practices
Volume 3, 2011
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March, 2011

In Books & Research first we review Conceptualizing the Engaging Bystander Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention on College Campuses, a research study with college students to learn more about bystander behaviors and attitudes.

Then we examine American Perceptions of Sexual Violence: A Frameworks Research Report, the first part of a comprehensive investigation into effective education and prevention of sexual violence in our country. This report summarizes the findings of…

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Campus, Best Practices, Bystanders, Media Literacy & Technology

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