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The Next Meeting of the Ohio Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Consortium:

Thursday, September 27, 2018

9:00 for networking and light refreshments

9:30 - 12:30 for the meeting agenda. The agenda will be posted two week prior to the meeting.

Note Meeting Location: State Library of Ohio
The Consortium Meeting Notes from the March meeting are now available.  Many thanks to Sandra Ortega who compiled notes from the World Cafe Discussions during the meeting.  

Please review these documents for the meeting:
Connecting the Dots
SV Prevention Technical Package
IPV Prevention Technical Package

Additional meeting documents will be made available two weeks before the Consortium meeting.

Strategic Directions for Statewide Strategic Prevention Plan.

Meeting Dates for 2018: March 15 & September 27, 2018 

Anyone interested in supporting and promoting primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence and prevention in general are welcomed to attend.  Prior to attending, please see below helpful resources that will inform your attendance and membership.  Thank you!
Defining Documents:
Vision & Mission Statements
Empowerment Evaluation Principles
Philosophy for Inclusivity of Ohio's Diverse Populations

Prevention Plan

Pathways in Prevention: A Roadmap for Change
Ohio's Plan for Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention

Take a look at the Consortium's Revised and Accepted (March 2015) Strategic Directions for 2014 - 2019

Riding Tandem on Our Pathway to Prevention: Ohio's experience of working for sexual and intimate partner violence prevention.

In 2006, the Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) co-convened a coalition of representatives of state level agencies, professional associations, local level prevention programs, allied professionals and key stakeholders. With support from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), the Ohio Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Consortium endeavored to create a strategic plan for the prevention of sexual (SV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) in Ohio. In 2007, five strategic directions were identified. They are:

1. Effective Youth SV and IPV Prevention Recommended Practices
2. Integrated Intra-State Collaboration
3. Leveraging Resources for Maximizing Sustainability
4. Integrated Strategic Evaluation and Data Collection
5. Empowered Local Communities

These strategic directions were arrived at by consensus with current needs and resources available in mind. It is anticipated that implementation of this Plan will begin in mid-2009 as resources, both financial and human, of both convening organizations and our partners allow. 

For a two-page summary of the goals and outcomes of the plan  CLICK HERE.  To read the executive summary CLICK HERE. To read the entire plan CLICK HERE.

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Want to become a Consortium member?  For an orientation to the Ohio Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Consortium and its work, CLICK HERE. This voice-over power point presentation will take about 15 minutes to review.  The file is very large, will install in your temporary files on your hard-drive, so please click "allow" to view and hear the orientation. 

To become a member of the Consortium, please enter your contact information here.

Please contact Debra Seltzer by email at Debra.Seltzer@odh.ohio.gov or Rebecca Cline by email at rebeccac@odvn.org if you would like more information about the plan or, if as you read the plan you become inspired, excited, hopeful, and eager to participate in assisting with the implementation of any aspect of this great endeavor. Please, also call if you have questions. Thank you!

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