Community Mobilization and Primary Prevention

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This course will support and motivate you as you apply community mobilization theory and techniques in your sexual assault and domestic violence prevention work. We assume that you are familiar with the basic theory and practice of community mobilization, along with general concepts of primary prevention. New learners should complete the Building Blocks of Prevention course before proceeding.

As prevention practitioners, we know that we cannot prevent sexual and domestic violence on our own.  Our efforts must be informed, developed, and implemented by the communities in which we work to promote healthy, positive standards for behavior (norms).  How do we engage community members in prevention efforts?  Advance through this lesson to learn how.

The goal of this course is to support you as you incorporate community mobilization into your prevention practice, through these educational and skill objectives.

Educational Objectives

  • Understand community mobilization as it relates to the primary prevention of sexual assault and domestic violence.
  • Learn about examples of successful sexual assault and domestic violence community mobilization initiatives.

Skill Objectives

  • Be able to incorporate community mobilization principles into general social ecological theory.
  • Develop locally specific strategies that hold promise for prevention, based on local demographics, organizational goals, and community assets.

Course Materials:

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Course Features

  • Lectures 3
  • Quizzes 3
  • Duration 1.5 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 11
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes
  • Community Mobilization and Primary Prevention 2

    • Lecture1.1
    • Quiz1.1
      Community Mobilization and Primary Prevention Quiz 5 questions
  • Community Development 2

    • Lecture2.1
      An Introduction to Community Development
    • Quiz2.1
      Community Development Quiz 4 questions
  • Community Development Process 2

    • Lecture3.1
      Community Development Process
    • Quiz3.1
      Community Development Process Quiz 3 questions