Date/Time: 
04/02/2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
APHA
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
APHA
Description: 

To kick off National Public Health WEek, APHA is hosting a live Twitter chat with APHA's Executive Director Georges Benjamin and Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, to discuss disease prevention and wellness.

Join us for an hour long conversation about focus areas under the National Prevention Strategy, a major theme of this year's National Public Health Week.  Twitter makes it easy for you to get involved in the conversation.  Just includ #NPHWchat in the tweets.  All are welcome.

Benjamin (tweeting from @NPHW) and Kohn (tweeting from @HHS_DrKoh) will be taking your questions about each of the daily themes throughout the week.

Date/Time: 
04/01/2012 (All day) to 04/30/2012 (All day)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
HSS Administration on Children and Families
Contact Website: 
http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/
Description: 

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month is a time to recognize that every person can promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families in the community. Learn more about the history, protective factors, and how to get involved at: http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/.

Date/Time: 
04/24/2012 - 2:00pm to 04/26/2012 - 3:30pm
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
PreventConnect
Contact Website: 
http://preventconnect.org/
Description: 

PreventConnect is pleased to announce its 2012 web conference series titled “Connect for Success: Enhancing impact through innovative partnerships.” Success in the field of sexual and domestic violence prevention has always required partnerships.

PreventConnect web conferences are free online interactive events for prevention practitioners, researchers and funders to explore how to advance the prevention of sexual violence, domestic violence and teen dating violence. Each session has presenters and practitioner guests (to be announced) along with hundreds of members of the PreventConnect community.

Registration opens three weeks prior to each session. You must subscribe to PreventConnect to receive notice when registration opens. Many web conferences fill quickly. Click here to subscribe. All web conferences take place at 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, noon Mountain, 11am Pacific, 10am Alaska and 8am Hawai’i.

Dates and topics include:

  • April 24 & 26, 2012: A Good Solution Solves Multiple Problems
    Annie Lyles & Carolina Guzman, Prevention Institute
  • May 22 & 23, 2012: Social Change and Social Justice: Building Bridges Between Movements
    Annie Lyles & Carolina Guzman, Prevention Institute
  • June 13 & 14, 2012: Don’t Let Prevention Stand Alone: Integrating Prevention Efforts in Your Agency and Community
    Annie Lyles & Menaka Mohan, Prevention Institute
  • June 18 & 20, 2012: Expanding the Evidence Dialogue I:  Exploring Research, Community Context and the Experiences of Practitioners to determine What Works.
    Sally Thigpen, Helen Singer and Natalie Wilkins, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • July 31, 2012: How Can We Help? Developing Shared Goals For Diverse Community Priorities
    Annie Lyles and Larry Cohen, Prevention Institute
  • August 15 & 16, 2012: When Place is the Focus: Connecting Prevention Approaches to Place Based Initiatives
    Annie Lyles & Menaka Mohan, Prevention Institute
  • September 18 & 19, 2012: Expanding the Evidence Dialogue II:  Balancing Research, Community Context and the Experiences of Practitioners to determine What Works.
    Sally Thigpen, Helen Singer and Natalie Wilkins, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Subscribe for PreventConnect announcements, updates, and reminders.

Date/Time: 
04/24/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
PreventConnect
Contact Website: 
http://preventconnect.org/
Description: 

PreventConnect is pleased to announce its 2012 web conference series titled “Connect for Success: Enhancing impact through innovative partnerships.” Success in the field of sexual and domestic violence prevention has always required partnerships.

PreventConnect web conferences are free online interactive events for prevention practitioners, researchers and funders to explore how to advance the prevention of sexual violence, domestic violence and teen dating violence. Each session has presenters and practitioner guests (to be announced) along with hundreds of members of the PreventConnect community.

Registration opens three weeks prior to each session. You must subscribe to PreventConnect to receive notice when registration opens. Many web conferences fill quickly. Click here to subscribe. All web conferences take place at 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, noon Mountain, 11am Pacific, 10am Alaska and 8am Hawai’i.

Dates and topics include:

  • April 24 & 26, 2012: A Good Solution Solves Multiple Problems
    Annie Lyles & Carolina Guzman, Prevention Institute
  • May 22 & 23, 2012: Social Change and Social Justice: Building Bridges Between Movements
    Annie Lyles & Carolina Guzman, Prevention Institute
  • June 13 & 14, 2012: Don’t Let Prevention Stand Alone: Integrating Prevention Efforts in Your Agency and Community
    Annie Lyles & Menaka Mohan, Prevention Institute
  • June 18 & 20, 2012: Expanding the Evidence Dialogue I:  Exploring Research, Community Context and the Experiences of Practitioners to determine What Works.
    Sally Thigpen, Helen Singer and Natalie Wilkins, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • July 31, 2012: How Can We Help? Developing Shared Goals For Diverse Community Priorities
    Annie Lyles and Larry Cohen, Prevention Institute
  • August 15 & 16, 2012: When Place is the Focus: Connecting Prevention Approaches to Place Based Initiatives
    Annie Lyles & Menaka Mohan, Prevention Institute
  • September 18 & 19, 2012: Expanding the Evidence Dialogue II:  Balancing Research, Community Context and the Experiences of Practitioners to determine What Works.
    Sally Thigpen, Helen Singer and Natalie Wilkins, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Subscribe for PreventConnect announcements, updates, and reminders.

Date/Time: 
04/24/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Email: 
1-877-739-3895
Contact Website: 
www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

Tweet About It!  Tuesdays are healthy sexuality twitter live chats happening every Tuesday in April as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  This forum will provide a one-hour live, real time discussion of healthy sexuality hosted by experts from the field.

Each week we will cover new topics including:
*Healthy sexuality and preventing child sexual abuse hosted by Joan Tabachnick
*Healthy sexuality and gender norms hosted by Michael Munson
*Healthy sexuality for those in later life hosted by Alison Bellavance
*Consent and the Purity Myth hosted by Jessica Valenti

Join the Live Chat from 2-3pm EST on April 2, 10, 17, & 24.
http://twitter.com/nsvrc
#Tweetaboutit

Date/Time: 
04/17/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Email: 
1-877-739-3895
Contact Website: 
www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

Tweet About It!  Tuesdays are healthy sexuality twitter live chats happening every Tuesday in April as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  This forum will provide a one-hour live, real time discussion of healthy sexuality hosted by experts from the field.

Each week we will cover new topics including:
*Healthy sexuality and preventing child sexual abuse hosted by Joan Tabachnick
*Healthy sexuality and gender norms hosted by Michael Munson
*Healthy sexuality for those in later life hosted by Alison Bellavance
*Consent and the Purity Myth hosted by Jessica Valenti

Join the Live Chat from 2-3pm EST on April 2, 10, 17, & 24.
http://twitter.com/nsvrc
#Tweetaboutit

Date/Time: 
04/10/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Email: 
1-877-739-3895
Contact Website: 
www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

Tweet About It!  Tuesdays are healthy sexuality twitter live chats happening every Tuesday in April as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  This forum will provide a one-hour live, real time discussion of healthy sexuality hosted by experts from the field.

Each week we will cover new topics including:
*Healthy sexuality and preventing child sexual abuse hosted by Joan Tabachnick
*Healthy sexuality and gender norms hosted by Michael Munson
*Healthy sexuality for those in later life hosted by Alison Bellavance
*Consent and the Purity Myth hosted by Jessica Valenti

Join the Live Chat from 2-3pm EST on April 2, 10, 17, & 24.
http://twitter.com/nsvrc
#Tweetaboutit

Date/Time: 
04/03/2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Email: 
1-877-739-3895
Contact Website: 
www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

Tweet About It!  Tuesdays are healthy sexuality twitter live chats happening every Tuesday in April as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  This forum will provide a one-hour live, real time discussion of healthy sexuality hosted by experts from the field.

Each week we will cover new topics including:
*Healthy sexuality and preventing child sexual abuse hosted by Joan Tabachnick
*Healthy sexuality and gender norms hosted by Michael Munson
*Healthy sexuality for those in later life hosted by Alison Bellavance
*Consent and the Purity Myth hosted by Jessica Valenti

Join the Live Chat from 2-3pm EST on April 2, 10, 17, & 24.
http://twitter.com/nsvrc
#Tweetaboutit

Date/Time: 
04/25/2012 (All day)
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Peace Over Violence
Description: 

Wear jeans to raise awareness of sexual assault issues and expel myths.

Date/Time: 
04/03/2012 (All day)
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
NSVRC
Contact Phone: 
1-877-739-3895
Contact Website: 
www.nsvrc.org
Description: 

This nationally recognized day provides an opportunity for prevention advocates to engage with their communities.

This year, proclaim "It's time...to talk about it" by using social media to join the conversation.  By changing your profile pictures and focusing your status updates, tweets, and blog posts on SAAM and the Day of Action, you can engage online communities in sexual violence prevention.

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