Created by Futures Without Violence, the CBIM program engages coaches to promote messages of respect and health relationships. D., chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and associate professor of pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Miller conducted the study while a member of the faculty at University of California Davis.A three year study of more than 2,000 male athletes in 16 California high schools confirmed the positive impact of the program. “As schools, parents and students grapple with the problem of teen dating violence, our study findings offer hope that prevention programs can work,” said Dr. “The high school male athletes whose coaches delivered this easy-to-implement program reported more positive bystander behaviors, meaning that these boys were more likely to say or do something to stop disrespectful and harmful behaviors towards girls that they witnessed among their male peers,” In the program, high school coaches are trained to use a “Coaches Kit,” a series of training cards that offer key strategies for opening conversations about dating violence and appropriate attitudes toward women.
“This study indicates that it is possible to prevent violence before it happens,” said Futures Without Violence Founder and President Esta Soler. D., University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
“Coaches can be excellent role models who can positively shape young athletes’ attitudes about women and girls and healthy relationships.” For more information about Coaching Boys Into Men, watch online. S., all of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC; Daniel J. D., UC Davis School of Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research; Michele R. # # # About Futures Without Violence Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund), works to advance the health, stability, education, and security of women and girls, and men and boys worldwide.
“Coaching Boys into Men: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of a Dating Violence Prevention Program” will be published in April’s Journal of Adolescent Health. Decker, Sc D, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Nicholas Stetkevich, MPH, Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine; Ernest W Brown, B. Through public education campaigns, legislative initiatives, and professional trainings, Futures Without Violence has helped to transform how hospitals, the criminal justice system, and policymakers deal with domestic and dating violence and sexual assault.
The study was funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among its accomplishments, Futures Without Violence was instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by the U. Congress in 1994 and recently established an international center in the Presidio of San Francisco to promote an end to gender-based violence and child abuse.
The Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention funds the Coaching Boys into Men program.
The Coaching Boys into Men tools are available for free download from Futures Without Violence at on the study were Elizabeth Miller, M.
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