Key Findings: From "A Systemic Review of Primary Prevention Strategies for Sexual Violence Perpetration"

Publish Date: 
2014
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This publication provides an overview of key findings from "A Systemic Review of Primary Prevention Strategies for Sexual Violence Perpetration," a study which evaluated the impact of 140 sexual assault prevention programs. "Key Findings" emphasizes the need to strengthen evaluation efforts in order to implement truly evidence-based prevention programming. It also encourages preventionists to pursue strategies on the community and societal levels of the socio-ecological model.

"Key Findings" sheds light upon some common characteristics of successful and unsuccessful prevention programs.

"Key Findings" may be cited as evidence for the need for funding, training, time, and partnerships dedicated to identifying effective prevention strategies. Preventionists can also find information about promising programs and guidance for future research in this publication.

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