Community-Driven Approaches to Violence Prevention: Lessons from Peace Pros LA

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This course is the first of two courses created by Susan Ghanbarpour, DrPH, MA. Susan is an independent consultant in research, evaluation, and capacity building for gender-based violence prevention.

On these eLearning courses, Susan interviews two prevention practitioners working on community-driven approaches to sexual and intimate partner violence prevention. This course focuses on conversations, themes, and key takeaways from Michael Jackson, MSW of Peace Pros LA.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the history of Peace Pros LA with attention to their multi-stakeholder, multi-generational prevention approach focuses on re-thinking masculinity
  • Identify alternatives to violence and traditional gender norms that prevent against violence
  • Describe the opportunities and challenges to community-driven work to reimagine masculinity and gender norms to prevent violence.

Click on the button “TAKE THIS COURSE” to enroll, listen to the materials, and view summary documents.

Course Features

  • Lectures 6
  • Quizzes 6
  • Duration 1.5 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 7
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes
  • Introduction 4

    • Lecture1.1
      An Introduction to Peace Pros LA
    • Quiz1.1
      An Introduction to Peace Pros LA Quiz 2 questions
    • Lecture1.2
      History of Peace Pros LA
    • Quiz1.2
      History of Peace Pros LA Quiz 2 questions
  • Prevention at Peace Pros LA 4

    • Lecture2.1
      Alternatives to Violence
    • Quiz2.1
      Alternative to Violence Quiz 1 question
    • Lecture2.2
      Putting It Into Practice
    • Quiz2.2
      Putting It Into Practice Quiz 2 questions
  • Challenges and Takeaways 4

    • Lecture3.1
      Changes and Challenges
    • Quiz3.1
      Changes and Challenges Quiz 2 questions
    • Lecture3.2
      Key Takeaways from Peace Pros LA
    • Quiz3.2
      Key Takeaways from Peace Pros LA 1 question