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David manages the national project Prevent Connect, an online community of violence against women prevention practitioners, funders, researchers and activists.For over 27 years David has worked in efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault.A new group of prevention educators and campus advocates have formed a new national organization, the Campus Advocates and Prevention Professionals Association (CAPPA) that is dedicated to provide a national platform for to engage, discuss and advance evidence-based strategies to reduce violence and support survivors.

Previous research has found that fraternity and sorority membership is related to stereotypical beliefs concerning gender differences and dating violence suggesting that fraternity and sorority members may be at high risk for involvement in dating violence.

In this article, the authors evaluate current approaches by college counseling centers to prevent dating violence, describe a new prevention program, and discuss the effectiveness of this intervention for sorority and fraternity members.

He ignored her and pressured her for months, she said, and often tried to take advantage of her when she was drunk or sleeping.

Sometimes, Ortiz said, she would wake up to him touching her while she had been unconscious.

Universities all over the country are under fire for how they handle sexual assault under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program.

The 1972 law was best known for its impact on high school and college athletics until 2011, when the Education Department sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to schools reminding them that they needed to be investigating sexual violence cases under Title IX, too.

While official estimates vary, research supported by the National Institute of Justice found that a substantial number of college students are sexually assaulted.

The devastating effects of sexual assault can last a lifetime.

Earlier this year, Prevent Connect staff presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s on Sexual Violence Prevention on College and University Campuses, CDC’s Action Planning on Campus Sexual Violence Prevention meeting, the National Association of Student Affairs Professional’s (NASPA) violence prevention conference, and Safe States Alliance Annual Meeting.

I will be leading workshops on prevention efforts at the upcoming ATIXA/ Joint National Conference in Philadelphia, PA, in October and American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, in November.

Schools and colleges across the country should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free from crime and violence.

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