“UNI to launch Center for Violence Prevention” from Northern Iowan, 10/19/2010

Friday, October 22, 2010

The article reports, “The University of Northern Iowa will launch its Center for Violence Prevention in January 2011. The center will develop the best practices for responding to and preventing interpersonal violence at Iowa’s three state universities. The CVP will provide education and criminal justice programs to train people to know what to do in emergencies. The University of Iowa is even exploring using it in their nursing programs. …the center’s activities will include victim support services, a conference focused on the role of men in ending violence against women and presentations at national training institutes for campus police, student affairs staff, faculty and students. A mandatory education video for all first-year students about gender violence is currently available. The video…is given to first-year students at all three state colleges.”

Read the full article at:
http://www.northern-iowan.org/uni-to-launch-center-for-violence-prevention-1.2373912