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Research Foundation

In order to build a theory driven and evidence-based sexual violence prevention program we conducted an extensive literature review. Research and theory instrumental in the design and implementation are listed below. This is not an exhaustive list.

  • American College Health Association. (2016). ACHA Guidelines: Addressing Sexual and Relationship Violence on College and University Campuses. Retrieved June, 2016, from http://www.acha.org/documents/resources/guidelines/Addressing_Sexual_Violence.pdf

  • American College Health Association. (2016). ACHA Position Statement: Sexual and Relationship Violence on College and University Campuses. Retrieved June, 2016, from https://www.acha.org/documents/About/ACHA_Sexual_Violence_Position_Statement.pdf

  • Basile, K. C. (2015). A Comprehensive Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(24), 2350-2352. doi:10.1056/nejme1503952

  • Basile, K.C., DeGue, S., Jones, K., Freire, K., Dills, J., Smith, S.G., & Raiford, J.L. (2016). STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014). Preventing Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Lessons from Research and Practice.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexual Violence Prevention: Beginning the Dialogue. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexual Violence: Risk and Protective Factors. (2016). Retrieved December, 2016, from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/sexualviolence/riskprotectivefactors.html

  • Dartmouth College Inclusive Excellence Student Working Group. Learn Together. (2016). Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College. Retrieved June, 2016 from http://inclusive.dartmouth.edu/sites/ie.dev/files/ie/wysiwyg/2016-05-student-working-group.pdf  

  • DeGue, S., Valle, L. A., Holt, M. K., Massetti, G. M., Matjasko, J. L., & Tharp, A. T. (2014). A systematic review of primary prevention strategies for sexual violence perpetration. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19(4), 346-362. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2014.05.004

  • Dills J., Fowler D., Payne G. Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016.

  • EverFi. (2014). Programming, Critical Process, Institutionalization. Boston, MA: EverFi.

  • Gonzalez, H.B., & Feder, J. (2016). Sexual violence at institutions of higher education (CRS Report R43764). Washington, DC: Congressional Research.

  • Harvard University Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault. Final Report. (2016). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

  • Lonsway, K.A., Banyard, V.L., Berkowitz, A.D., Gidycz, C.A., Katz. J.T., Koss, M.P., Schewe, P.A., & Ullman, S.E. (2009). Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction: Review of the Research Literature for Practitioners.

  • McCarthy, K., & Rankin, S. (2015). Education and Prevention Task Force: Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Nation, M., Crusto, C., Wandersman, A., Kumpfer, K.L., Seybolt, D., Morrissey-Kane, E., & Davino, K. (2003). What Works in Prevention: Principles of Effective Prevention Programs. American Psychologist, 58, 449-56.

  • Nation, M., Keener, D., Wandersman, A., & DuBois, D. (2005). Applying the Principles of Prevention: What Do Prevention Practitioners Need to Know About What Works? PsycEXTRA Dataset. doi:10.1037/e587322010-001

  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (n.d.). The Social-Ecological Model: A Framework for Violence Prevention. Retrieved June, 2016, from http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/SEM_Framewrk-a.pdf

  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). The Bully-Sexual Violence Pathway in Early Adolescence. Applying Science. Advancing Practice. Retrieved August, 2016, from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/asap_bullyingsv-a.pdf

  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). Understanding Sexual Violence: Fact Sheet. Applying Science. Advancing Practice. Retrieved January, 2016, from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/sv-factsheet.pdf

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association Sexual Assault Task Force. (2016). Sexual Violence Prevention: An Athletic Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture. Retrieved November, 2016, from http://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/SSI_Sexual-Violence-Prevention-Tool-Kit_20161117.pdf

  • Prevention Innovations Research Center (2016). Examples of Strategic Planning for the Development of Comprehensive Sexual Violence Prevention Strategies.

  • Senn, C. Y., Eliasziw, M., Barata, P. C., Thurston, W. E., Newby-Clark, I. R., Radtke, H. L., & Hobden, K. L. (2015). Efficacy of a Sexual Assault Resistance Program for University Women. New England Journal of Medicine, 373(14), 2326-2335. doi:10.1056/nejmc1509345

  • Springer, F., & Phillips, J. (2006). The IOM Model: A Tool for Prevention Planning and Implementation. Prevention Tactics, 8:13.

  • Taylor-Powell, E. & Henert, E. (2008). Developing a logic model: Teaching and training guide. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, Program Development and Evaluation. http://www.uwex.edu/ces/pdande

  • Tharp, A. T., Degue, S., Valle, L. A., Brookmeyer, K. A., Massetti, G. M., & Matjasko, J. L. (2012). A Systematic Qualitative Review of Risk and Protective Factors for Sexual Violence Perpetration. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 14(2), 133-167. doi:10.1177/1524838012470031

  • Thompson, M. P. (2014). Risk and Protective Factors for Sexual Aggression and Dating Violence: Common Themes and Future Directions. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 15(4), 304-309. doi:10.1177/1524838014521025

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Question and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence (Apr. 2014). Retrieved January, 2016, from https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/qa-201404-title-ix.pdf

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Title IX Resource Guide (Apr. 2015). Retrieved January, 2016, from https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/dcl-title-ix-coordinators-guide-201504.pdf

  • Vladutiu, C. J., Martin, S. L., & Macy, R. J. (2010). College- or University-Based Sexual Assault Prevention Programs: A Review of Program Outcomes, Characteristics, and Recommendations. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 12(2), 67-86. doi:10.1177/1524838010390708

  • White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault (U.S.) (2014). Establishing Prevention Programming: Strategic Planning for Campuses.

  • Wilkins, N., Tsao, B., Hertz, M., Davis, R., & Klevens, J. (2014). Connecting the Dots: An Overview of the Links Among Multiple Forms of Violence. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oakland, CA: Prevention Institute.

Last Updated: 2/12/17