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Jaime, M. C. D.; Stocking, M.; Freire, K.; Perkinson, L.; Ciaravino, S.; Miller, E. – Health Education Research, 2016
"Coaching Boys into Men" is an evidence-based dating violence prevention program for coaches to implement with male athletes. A common adaptation of this program is delivery by domestic violence and sexual violence prevention advocates instead of coaches. We explored how this implementer adaptation may influence athlete uptake of program…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Dating (Social), Prevention, Males
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Franklin, Cortney A.; Brady, Patrick Q.; Jurek, Alicia L. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Bystander intervention has been an effective strategy for crime prevention and has been successful in the context of campus sexual assault. Less is known about the extent to which individual-level factors correlate with intervention behavior in situations of intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual harassment. The present study used a sample of…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Violence, Victims, Sexual Harassment
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention, 2010
Violence is a serious problem on college campuses. The literature on primary prevention of violence does not call for the adoption of specific programs or policies but rather suggests a paradigm shift in the way practitioners approach violence. Primary prevention means asking the question, "Why is violence happening in the first place?" in order…
Descriptors: Prevention, Campuses, Program Development, Models
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Temple, Jeff R.; Le, Vi D.; Muir, Alexandra; Goforth, Laurie; McElhany, Amy L. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2013
Schools have several competing demands, and often suffer from inefficient access to needed resources. Thus, the addition of any program into an already overtaxed school system must be met with convincing evidence that 1) a need or problem exists and is relevant to the education of students, 2) the problem is amenable to change, and 3) addressing…
Descriptors: Dating (Social), Violence, Prevention, Adolescents
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Levesque, Deborah A.; Johnson, Janet L.; Prochaska, Janice M. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
This article describes the theoretical foundation, development, and feasibility testing of an online, evidence-based intervention for teen dating violence prevention designed for dissemination. Teen Choices, a program for healthy, nonviolent relationships, relies on the transtheoretical model of behavior change and expert system technology to…
Descriptors: Violence, Dating (Social), Adolescents, Prevention
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Peterson, Sarah E.; Williams, R. Craig; Myer, Rick A.; Tinajero, Josefina V. – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2016
We examined experiences of participants in "Do the Write Thing" national violence prevention program for middle-level students. Using mixed methods, we conducted surveys and focus groups with students, parents, and teachers who attended the program's National Recognition Week in Washington, DC. Results revealed important affective,…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Middle School Teachers, Parents, Violence
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Tharp, Andra Teten; DeGue, Sarah; Lang, Karen; Valle, Linda Anne; Massetti, Greta; Holt, Melissa; Matjasko, Jennifer – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
Foubert, Godin, and Tatum describe qualitative effects among college men of The Men's Program, a one-session sexual violence prevention program. This article and the program it describes are representative of many sexual violence prevention programs that are in practice and provide an opportunity for a brief discussion of the development and…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Harassment, Prevention, Program Effectiveness
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Gorman-Smith, Deborah – Behavioral Disorders, 2012
Much of the work in youth violence prevention has been based in a public health model and guided by a developmental-ecological perspective on risk and prevention (Bronfenbrenner, 1979, 1988). A central tenet of developmental-ecological theory is that individual development is influenced by the ongoing qualities of the social settings in which the…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Public Health, Models
Murphy, Amy; Van Brunt, Brian – Educational Leadership, 2018
When disruptive or violent student behavior make their way into the K--12 classroom, the best efforts at classroom management can get derailed. The authors outline a three-part approach to addressing disruptive behavior to keep it from boiling into violence or crisis: clarifying norms and creating a safe climate; de-escalating the situation if…
Descriptors: Behavior, Violence, Classroom Techniques, School Safety
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Fagan, Abigail A.; Catalano, Richard F. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2013
Objectives: Given the high rates at which adolescents engage in violence, the strong link between adolescent and adult violence, and the financial and social costs of violence, the prevention of violent behavior is a national priority. Methods: The authors conducted a comprehensive review of evaluations utilizing quasi-experimental or experimental…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Adolescent Attitudes, Intervention
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Flannery, Daniel J.; Singer, Mark I. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
Established in the year 2000, the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education is a multidisciplinary center located at a school of social work that engages in collaborative, community-based research and evaluation that spans multiple systems and disciplines. The Center currently occupies 4,200 sq. ft. with multiple offices and…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Program Evaluation, Social Work
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Gass, Michael; Gough, Sarah; Armas, Andres; Dolcino, Cristina – Journal of Experiential Education, 2016
Violence prevention is a key focus for many intervention programs, yet little is known about how or why certain programs are able to successfully produce effective prevention efforts. The purpose of this study was to identify the essential elements of the Play for Peace (PFP) program, how it creates change in participants, and how it is…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Play, Intervention
Fontaine, Jocelyn; Debus-Sherrill, Sara; Downey, P. Mitchell; Lowry, Samantha S. – Urban Institute (NJ1), 2010
This summary brief is based on research conducted by the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center on the violence prevention activities taking place at the Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School during the 2008-2009 school year. Researchers from the Justice Policy Center conducted an assessment of the school's violence prevention…
Descriptors: High Schools, Violence, Models, Prevention
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Sales, Jessica; Krause, Kathleen – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Creating a normative campus environment intolerant to sexual violence is important for prevention. While prevention initiatives focusing on students are vital, faculty and staff have a central role in supporting and sustaining a comprehensive strategy for preventing campus sexual violence. Nationwide, colleges and universities recently implemented…
Descriptors: Rape, Prevention, Campuses, Educational Environment
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Edwards, Keith E.; Shea, Heather D.; Barboza Barela, Amanda-Rae – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
In this chapter, we outline student learning goals and outcomes and discuss approaches to engaging college students effectively to prevent sexual violence on campus and beyond.
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Violence, Prevention, Intervention
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