In this podcast, PreventConnect’s newest staff member, Deena Fulton, joins Laurie Graham, Rachel Valentine, and Alexis Kralic of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center in North Carolina to discuss their prevention evaluation partnership with Deena’s public health graduate program at the University of North Carolina. They describe the partnership and discuss what it was like working together and how they were able to reconcile differing perspectives and generate very useful products and outcomes.
PreventConnect’s podcast, A Campus-Community Partnership for Prevention: Evaluating Prevention Programming in North Carolina, discusses the prevention evaluation partnership between the University of North Carolina and their local rape crisis center.
From VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women comes a publication entitled The Evaluation of Campus-Based Gender Violence Prevention Programming: What We Know about Program Effectiveness and Implication for Practitioners by Roberta E. Gibbons. It covers the effectiveness of various programs for reducing sexual and domestic violence on campus such as risk reduction/self-defense programs, empathy building programs, rape awareness/attitude change programs and bystander programs.
- Programs have been effective in increasing knowledge and decreasing rape supportive attitudes, especially in the short term.
- Length of exposure to interventions matters. Longer and more frequent exposures to interventions result in greater outcomes.
- Bystander programs have demonstrated link between change in attitudes an change in behavior.
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