Preventing Sexual Violence at Institutions of Higher Education: Lessons and Tools

Russel Oakley (Editor)

Series: Safety and Risk in Society
BISAC: SOC060000



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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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Sexual violence is a serious public health problem affecting the health and well-being of millions of individuals each year in the United States and throughout the world, with notably high rates among college students. The Division of Violence Prevention in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) addresses sexual violence with a focus on primary prevention, or preventing violence before it occurs, and emphasizes reducing rates of sexual violence at the population level rather than focusing solely on the health or safety of the individual. This book describes the best practices in developing, selecting, and implementing prevention strategies with the highest chance of successfully changing sexual violence in communities.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Preventing Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Lessons from Research and Practice (pp. 1-42)
Sarah DeGue, Dawn Fowler and Allison Randall

Chapter 2 - Climate Surveys: Useful Tools to Help Colleges and Universities in Their Efforts to Reduce and Prevent Sexual Assault (pp. 43-86)
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

Chapter 3 - Establishing Prevention Programming: Strategic Planning for Campuses (pp. 87-98)
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

Chapter 4 - Bystander-Focused Prevention of Sexual Violence (pp. 99-106)
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault


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