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.
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.
National Social Norms Center
Dr Alan Berkowitz
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 email@example.com