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dc.contributor.authorQuigg, Zara
dc.contributor.authorBellis, Mark A
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Karen
dc.contributor.authorKulhanek, Adam
dc.contributor.authorBrito, Irma
dc.contributor.authorRoss-Houle, Kim
dc.contributor.authorBigland, Charlotte
dc.contributor.authorCalafat, Amador
dc.contributor.authorDuch, Mariàngels
dc.contributor.authorStop SV Group
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-18T09:47:25Z
dc.date.available2021-03-18T09:47:25Z
dc.identifierhttps://chesterrep.openrepository.com/bitstream/handle/10034/624360/STOP%20SV%20training%20evaluation%20manuscript%20tables%20EPH%20Accepted%20version%20Dec%2020%20%281%29.pdf?sequence=3
dc.identifier.citationQuigg, Z., Bellis, M.A., Hughes, K., Kulhanek, A., Brito, I., Ross-Houle, K., Bigland, C., Calafat, A., Duch, M. (2021). STOP-sexual violence: evaluation of a community-based nightlife worker awareness raising bystander training programme. European Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa245en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/624360
dc.descriptionThis is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in European Journal of Public Health following peer review. The version of record "Quigg, Z., Bellis, M.A., Hughes, K., Kulhanek, A., Brito, I., Ross-Houle, K., Bigland, C., Calafat, A., Duch, M. (2021). STOP-sexual violence: evaluation of a community-based nightlife worker awareness raising bystander training programme. European Journal of Public Health" is available online at: https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa245.en_US
dc.description.abstractBackground Preventing sexual violence in nightlife environments is a pervasive issue across many countries. This study explored the associated impact of a nightlife worker sexual violence awareness raising/bystander training programme (STOP-SV) on trainees’ sexual violence myth acceptance and readiness and confidence to intervene. Methods : Pre- and post-test (n = 118), and 3-month follow-up (n = 38) trainee surveys were implemented across three countries (Czech Republic, Portugal and Spain). Paired-sample tests examined changes across time-periods in participants’ myth acceptance (e.g. unwanted sexual advances are a normal part of a night out), and readiness and confidence to intervene. Multi-nominal regression was used to examine the relationship between the change in pre-to-post-training scores and trainee characteristics. Results Compared to pre-training, post-training participants were significantly (P < 0.01) less likely to agree with sexual violence myths, and more likely to be ready and confident to intervene. In bi-variate and multi-variate analyses, we found no significant associations between the change in pre-to-post-training scores and trainee characteristics. Analyses of the small follow-up sub-sample illustrated some positive changes at the post-training and follow-up time-periods (i.e. reduction in sexual violence myth acceptance). Conclusion This exploratory study suggests that the STOP-SV training programme was associated with a decrease in trainees’ acceptance of sexual violence myths, and an increase in their readiness and confidence to intervene. Our findings support the case for further implementation and evaluation of awareness raising/bystander programmes for nightlife workers that aim to prevent and respond to sexual violence.en_US
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://academic.oup.com/eurpub/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa245/6170944?redirectedFrom=fulltexten_US
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en_US
dc.titleSTOP-sexual violence: evaluation of a community based nightlife worker awareness raising bystander training programmeen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.eissn1464-360Xen_US
dc.contributor.departmentLiverpool John Moores University; Bangor University; Charles University; IREFREA-PT; IREFREA-ESen_US
dc.identifier.journalEuropean Journal of Public Healthen_US
or.grant.openaccessYesen_US
rioxxterms.funderCo-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Unionen_US
rioxxterms.identifier.projectJUST/2015/RDAP/AG/SEXV/8513en_US
rioxxterms.versionAMen_US
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1093/eurpub/ckaa245en_US
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2021-07-09
dcterms.dateAccepted2020-12-14
rioxxterms.publicationdate2021-01-09
dc.date.deposited2021-03-18en_US
dc.indentifier.issn1101-1262en_US


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