Applying the Best Available Research Evidence to Build Comprehensive Strategies for Sexual Violence Prevention

Publication Date: 2016
Abstract: Eliminating sexual violence on college campuses and in communities requires a comprehensive approach to primary prevention based on the best available research evidence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in partnership with federal and local partners, is committed to advancing the science of sexual violence prevention to inform the development of more effective strategies. The webinar provides an overview of the latest knowledge related to sexual violence, including risk and protective factors, evidence-based strategies, and the need for comprehensive, multi-level approaches that address the complexities of this problem. This webinar is presented by Kathleen C. Basile, the Lead Behavioral Scientist of the Sexual Violence and Child Maltreatment Team in the Research and Evaluation Branch of the Division of Violence Prevention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.