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- Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates, Central Michigan University Sexual Aggression Services and SAPA provide education, programming, advocacy and support for domestic and sexual violence prevention.
- Bringing In the Bystander, University of New Hampshire This prevention program emphasizes a bystander intervention approach and assumes that everyone has a role to play in ending violence against women.
- Campus Sexual Assault Response Teams Today, campus administrators, police, health center clinicians, advisors and advocacy staff must be prepared to act effectively, lawfully, and caringly when responding to sexual assault on campus.
- Resources for Colleges and Universities, PreventConnect Wiki Includes: curricula, articles, highlighted programs, syllabi on violence prevention,and sample college sexual assault websites and policies. Be sure to scroll all the way down!
- Summary of the Jeanne Clery Act Explains in plain language the contents and requirements of the federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose information about campus crime and security policies.
- A Safer Campus: A Guidebook for Prevention and Response to Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking This guidebook from the Ohio Department of Health identifies key best practices to prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence and stalking on campuses.
- The Sexual Victimization of College Women, US Department of Justice The study estimates that a college that has 10,000 female students could experience more than 350 rapes a year, a finding with serious policy implications for college administrators.
- Repeat Rape and Multiple Offending Among Undetected College Rapists (PDF: 80KB/12 pages) In a survey of 1882 men on college campuses, 120 men self-reported acts which met legal definitions of rape or attempted rape. The repeat rapists averaged 5.8 rapes each.
- Using Student Orientation to Prevent Violence Against Women Cost-effective examples of new student orientation as an entry point to a linked series of prevention efforts addressing violence across the school year and throughout the college experience.
- Center for Violence Prevention, College of St Scholastica This site is meant to help students, faculty, and staff get a clearer understanding of critical issues related to college students such as sexual assault & harassment, alcohol use and violence,and care strategies.
- Sexual Assault on Campus: What Colleges and Universities are Doing About it This Department of Justice report shows that college women are at higher risk for sexual assault than their non-college-bound peers. It provides a comprehensive benchmark of sexual assault policy on US campuses.
- Sexual Assault on Campus: A Frustrating Search for Justice The Center for Public Integrity spent 12 months lifting the curtain on how colleges and universities respond to reports of sexual assault. What they found raises many concerns.
- Reporter's Toolkit: Investigating Sexual Assault Cases on your Campus This toolkit from the Center for Public Integrity serves as an introductory guide on how to investigate the ways your school deals with sexual assault allegations.
- Student Guide to the Clery Act Frequently asked questions about the important--and misunderstood--federal campus crime reporting law.
- Preventing Violence and Promoting Safety in Higher Education Settings: Overview of a Comprehensive Approach Community-based prevention research points to a set of best practices to guide the development, implementation, and evaluation of interventions to improve campus health and safety.
- Minnesota College Student Health Survey The College Student Health Survey was designed by Boynton Health Service to give postsecondary institutions a comprehensive look at the health of their students. Includes sexual and domestic violence data.
- American College Health Association: Campus and Sexual Violence ACHA, the recognized voice of expertise in college health, offers resources including association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more.
- St. Cloud State University Women's Center St. Cloud State University's Women's Center and Gender Violence Resources Office offer services for victims of sexual assault, individual support, advocacy information and referral, support groups etc.
- Minnesota State University at Mankato Women's Center Minnesota State University at Mankato Women's Center offers information about violence prevention, stalking, and other resources.
- Know your IX Under Title IX and the Clery Act, you as a student have certain rights that your campus is supposed to meet. Learn what those rights are and what sexual violence survivors and others can do to advocate for their rights on campus.
- Moving Beyond Blue Lights and Buddy Systems: A National Study of Student Anti-Rape Activists This study done by Students Active For Ending Rape (SAFER) surveys college students working to address campus sexual violence. SAFER used an online survey to ask campus activists about their prevention activities and beliefs about ending sexual violence on campus.
- Primary Prevention Committees: Organizing Campuses to End Sexual and Relationship Violence A project of MN Men's Action Network, the Committee brings together key administrators, students, faculty, and staff to assess and develop strategies to change the campus social environment in relation to gender equity and violence against women. For more information, contact Ed Heisler at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Beyond Title IX Provides guidance to colleges and universities on how best to create and promote a campus norm of interpersonal respect and non-violent relationships.
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