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​The PREVENT Institute: Developing Leaders in Violence Prevention

Sample Institute Agenda
The three-pronged PREVENT approach to learning combines education, networking and technical assistance with 6 days of courses lead by expert faculty. Part 1 is four days of coursework and team-based activities followed by Part 2, a six-month project back home with assistance from a coach. During this period, teams apply new skills working on an actual prevention program. Part 3 caps off the experience with three more days of courses and team presentation. Details about the specific coursework and objectives follow:

Part 1:

​Day 1

Day 2

​Day 3

​Day 4

-Prevention Concepts

-State of Primary Prevention
and Data Skills
-Team Planning Time
Media Advocacy

-Legislative Advocacy
-Program Planning
and Evaluation

-Program Planning
and Evaluation


Part 2:

​Day 1

​Day 2

​Day 3

-Communication Strategies
-Team Planning Time

-Team Poster Presentations

-Team Activity: Moving Forward


What past participants have to say about the Institute:

"The Institute was excellent, informational, thought-provoking and most of all provided opportunity to network. Thanks for providing this wonderful experience!”
“I believe the PREVENT is a great institute and can be very useful in the prevention movement.”
“I did learn new things and was surprised to grasp new ways of looking at topics I felt like I was very knowledgeable about at the start.”
“Great Institute. Great location, great food! Great speakers! And coaches too! Days were long, but well spent. Glad for the time to work with our group with the assistance of PREVENT staff and coaches readily available. Thanks for all your support and encouragement and expertise.”

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Mail Stop B119
Aurora, CO 80045


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