This web conference will explore the findings from the recent article “Coaching Boys into Men:” A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of a Dating Violence Prevention Program, which was featured in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Speakers will share insights about implementation of this evidence-based prevention program with coaches serving as messengers for prevention. Coaching Boys into Men equips coaches with the tools to help young athletes build respectful, nonviolent relationships.
Host/Presenter: David Lee, CALCASA, PreventConnect

Elizabeth Miller

Brian O'Connor

Guest Speakers: Brian O’Connor, Director of Public Education Campaigns & Programs, Futures Without Violence; Elizabeth Miller, Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Cost: Free
Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the findings of the article “Coaching Boys into Men:” A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of a Dating Violence Prevention Program.
  2. Describe the value of utilizing coaches as messengers for violence prevention.
  3. Identify opportunities to apply lessons learned from Coaching Boys into Men for participants’ communities.

What is a Web Conference?
A web conference is an opportunity to attend an online workshop by watching a presentation on your computer screen (using your internet connection) and hearing presenters through your telephone. Prevent Connect web conferences feature an opportunity to participate in online question & answer sessions and live text chat between participants. If for some reason you are unable to join on your computer, you can download the presentation slides from our website and listen on your phone.
Real-Time Captioning Available: Instructions for accessing captioning during this web conference will be provided with your registration confirmation.
Compatibility: The iLinc web conference software used by Prevent Connect is compatible with both Microsoft® Windows® and Apple® Macintosh® computers. Click here for detailed system requirements.