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Prevention Perspective: July 2021

“The more healthy relationships a child has, the more likely he will be to recover from trauma and thrive. Relationships are the agents of change…” – Dr. Bruce Perry In the violence prevention world, we put a lot of time and effort into educating young people and building individual skills. We love our lesson plans […]


Prevention Perspective: June 2021

Violence prevention is based in the belief that violence against all people can be prevented by understanding and taking action to challenge the belief that the use of violence is acceptable. Social norms and societal beliefs about sexuality and gender have created a system of bias against LGBTQIA+ communities. Biases and discrimination often lead to […]


The Prevention Perspective: May 2021

Preventing domestic, dating or sexual violence requires a myriad of strategies. There are individual, relational, community and societal level factors that all play a role in violence prevention. Social norms are one of the most powerful societal and community influences in shaping behavior. When those norms support harmful behaviors or normalize the tolerance of violence, […]


The Prevention Perspective: April 2021

This April marks the 20th anniversary of the observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which is a historic feat! While the movement of sexual assault prevention has endured much longer than 20 years, it is has only been recognized with an annual, month-long observance since the early 2000’s. To learn more about the history […]


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