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Prevention is Now With PCASA

Prevention is Now With PCASA

By Deb Bonner
The podcast for Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault in Springfield, IL. Podcasts will cover key ideas in the prevention of sexual violence as well as contributing factors such as racism and oppression.
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Prevention Is Now - Social Norms Approach with Dr. Alan Berkowitz part 1
In part 1 of 2 parts, preventionist Deb Bonner discusses how the Social Norms Approach (SNA) works as a form of sexual violence prevention and how it works within the bystander intervention frame work with expert Dr. Alan Berkowitz.    Discussion points include: What Bystander Intervention is and what are some of the obstacles to it How SNA works with bystander intervention How using fear to change social norms can make a situation worse What Science of the Positive is and how it can be used to prevent sexual violence Implementing an SNA prevention program. Sources: National Social Norms Center Dr Alan Berkowitz
November 25, 2020
Prevention Is Now - Coaching Boys Into Men
Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault (PCASA) Preventionist Deb Bonner talks with Jesse Mahler with Futures without Violence about their Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) program to prevent domestic and sexual violence. Topics covered include how CBIM works and how it specifically addresses sexual and teen dating violence, the findings of the 2012 CDC evaluation of the program, and what institutions wishing to implement CBIM should know. The podcast also briefly touches on the companion program Athletes As Leaders Any High School in the 11 central Illinois counties PCASA serves wishing to bring CBIM to their school can contact Deb Bonner for more information or to schedule training at
November 11, 2020