- Power point: Preparing for Primary Prevention
- Power point: Primary Prevention 201: Using Risk and Protective Factors to Determine Strategy
- This brochure provides an overview to primary prevention theory and strategy. It is a tool primarily intended for use in educating agencies and service providers.
- Primary prevention talking points. Advocates have over 40 years of practice describing the scope and impact of domestic abuse, but we’re a lot less practiced in describing prevention and the types of healthy relationships that we are working towards. This list of talking points provides a concrete overview to prevention theory and can be used as a jumping off point for composing your personalized “prevention elevator speech.”
- Prevention Toybox The games employ multiple learning methods (including discussion, visual and kinesthetic activities) to engage audiences in exploring and practicing key prevention concepts. Though each game can be used independently from the others, we believe that they work well together in the progression provided to support your team as you conceptualize, plan, implement and evaluate prevention strategies at the higher levels of the social ecological model.
The Pennsylvania Cross-Systems Advocacy Coalition has created a terrific, visual poster that says your office is a place that welcomes everyone. You can use it as a poster or as an image on your website, Facebook page … anywhere you’d like to tell people your doors are open to them. Be sure to give the image creators credit with this phrase: The “ALL Are Welcome Here” image was created by the Pennsylvania Cross-Systems Advocacy Coalition, supported by Grant No. 2007-FW-AX-K009, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations included in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. Click here for the artwork.
Indiana Deaf Unity Against Domestic Violence was established in 2010 to advocate for survivors of domestic violence who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Last week they became DeafALIVE, a change to put the focus on serving the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community members through effective advocacy and community wide accountability on domestic and sexual violence. ICADV has a partnership with DeafALIVE – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Outreach Coordinator Holly Elkins works in the ICADV office. She works collaboratively with local and statewide partners to enhance communication, service, and accessibility needs of Deaf and hard of hearing survivors in various domestic violence shelters, agencies, and organizations in the greater Indianapolis area and beyond. Visit the DeafALIVE website for more information.
Join Friday’s (April 1) Teal Out on the Canal from noon to 1 at the Indiana Government Center South to start Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It’s organized by the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault. ICADV will be there and we hope you will, too!