Online Program

Implementing comprehensive sexual assault prevention & response programs on campus

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

LB Klein, MSW, Prevention Innovations Research Center, Marietta, GA
Sexual assault is a global public health issue that has a unique impact on college and university campuses. Current federal legislation, visible student activism, and increased public attention combine to form a unique cultural moment that presents opportunities and challenges for practitioners. This presentation will move beyond compliance-based thinking to provide participants with strategies to engage their communities, apply legislation and best practice to their communities, and implement comprehensive campus-wide programs that address sexual assault across the prevention continuum and at all levels of the social ecology.

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
List elements of a comprehensive campus approach to addressing sexual assault. Discuss challenges and opportunities in implementing new directives on college campuses. Identify action steps for engaging campuses to address sexual assault.

Keyword(s): Sexual Assault, College Students

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over a decade of experience in gender-based violence prevention and advocacy, the majority of which was focused on college campuses. I currently consult nationally and internationally independently and for Prevention Innovations Research Center (Research & Practice for Ending Violence on Campus) and previously directed a campus-based program for three years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.