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The 2011 Scope Annual Conference Photo Gallery


Conference format
Friday, October 21-Sunday, October 23, 2011
Orlando, Florida



Alan will be serving on an opening keynote panel with fellow distinguished prevention researchers discussing the state of prevention research, compelling findings, effective programs and new directions. He will also facilitate roundtables and breakout sessions on topics such as the social norms approach, sexual assault prevention, bystander intervention and skills.

Alan is an independent consultant who helps colleges, universities, public health agencies and communities design programs that address health and social justice issues. His expert opinion is frequently sought after by the federal government, the military, and professional organizations, and he is well-known for scholarship and innovative programs which address issues of substance abuse, sexual assault, gender, and diversity. He has received five awards from national organizations for his work in these areas.


Linda has been an associate Center director at the Higher Education Center since 1998,
managing the Center’s evaluation projects for four years and directing violence
prevention initiatives since 2002. Dr. Langford also works as an evaluation
specialist at the SAMHSA-funded Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Her work
focuses on strategic planning, program evaluation, and health communications
with special interests in environmental approaches to prevention,
practitioner-researcher collaborations, and translating research to practice.
She has worked in a variety of substantive areas, including domestic violence
and homicide, substance abuse, cardiovascular health, mental health, and AIDS
prevention. She holds a doctorate in behavioral sciences from the Harvard School
of Public Health and taught a core course in the health communications program
at Tufts University School of Medicine from 1998 to 2006.


Jane Stapleton, M.A., Co-Director of Prevention Innovations, is a lead developer and evaluator of the Know-Your-PowerTM Bystander Social Marketing Campaign and is working to expand the
mediums for disseminating the campaign. She coordinates the University
of New Hampshire Campus Grant to end Dating and Domestic Violence,
Sexual Assault and Stalking, funded by the US Department of Justice and
is often called upon by peer campus grantees to consult on program
development, direct services, and evaluation and prevention strategies.
She has extensive experience in working to end violence against women in
a college/university setting. She was one of the founding members of
the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) at UNH, only
the second rape crisis center on a college campus in the United
States. She has provided direct services to survivors, developed,
facilitated and evaluated prevention programs and directed campus-wide
efforts (including policy development and systems’ advocacy) to end
sexual and relationship violence and stalking on the UNH campus.


For concurrent session abstracts, please click here.

Friday, October 21, 2011

  • Charter Member Welcome Reception 7:30-9:00pm

Saturday, October 22, 2011

  • Keynote 8:30-9:30am
    • Concurrent session tracks and panels


      Sexual assault and prevention tracks: What Your Title IX Coordinator Needs to Know About Training and Prevention (Scott Lewis & Saunie Schuster)

Prevention track: From Vulnerability to Opportunity: Prevention Education and the 9th Grade Transition (Princeton Center for Leadership Training)

Bystander intervention track: BYSTANDERS: Holding Students and School Officials Liable for Failing to Intervene to Prevent Death, Sexual Assault, and Other Injuries (Joshua Sheffer, Bode & Grenier)

Hazing track: Hazing Prevention: New Kid on the Block? (Kim Novak)

Intimate partner violence track: Safe Harbor: Providing a Supportive Environment for Victims of Interpersonal Violence (University of Alabama)


Morning break


Sexual assault, stalking and IPV tracks: A Policy Perspective (Saunie Schuster)

Prevention track: Using Prevention Framework to Sanction High-Risk Behaviors (Kim Novak)

Bystander intervention track: RESPONSE ABILITY: Empowering the “Everyday Hero” in All of Us (Mike Dilbeck)

Mental health track:
Intersection of Behavioral Intervention Teams and Prevention: Record-keeping, Record-Sharing and Policy (Scott Lewis)

  • Lunch on your own 12:30-1:30pm
  • Concurrent session tracks, roundtables and panels


    Sexual assault track: Dangers at Sea – Who Knew? (International Cruise Victims)

    Peer education track: Expanding & Enriching the Network of Peer Support on College Campuses (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

    Bystander intervention track: Good Lovin’: Green Dot WKU Style (Western Kentucky University)

    Hazing track:
    Foundations for Hazing Prevention : Insights from the Research (Elizabeth Allan)

    Sexual assault track: THE APRIL 2011 “DEAR COLLEAGUE” LETTER FROM OCR: Where did it come from, what controversies remain, and what’s next for sexual assault on campus? (Wendy Murphy and Brett Sokolow)


    Snack break


    Sexual assault track: Break the Silence: From “Risk Reduction” to “Prevention” (Lehigh University)

    Prevention track: Fundamentals of Effective Prevention Programming (Brett Sokolow)

    Peer education track: Are You Aware?: An interactive theatre approach to peer facilitated prevention (University of Northern Colorado)

    Alcohol and other drugs track: IMAGE- Intent and Motivation Alcohol Group Exercise: A USDE Model Program for Alcohol Prevention (University of Houston)

    IPV track: Teen Dating Violence in the GLBTQ Community (Women’s Center of Jacksonville)



Sunday, October 23, 2011

  • Concurrent session tracks and panels


    Sexual assault track: For Survivors: Engaging an Invisible Community in Sexual Violence Activism (University of Buffalo)

    Prevention track: Expelling “Ed”:  Using the Three Level of Prevention on a College Campus (Western Kentucky University)

    Alcohol and other drugs track: Friends with Benefits: Community-Campus Partnerships (Recovery Resources)

    Peer education track: Unleashing the Power of Students for Effective School-Based Sexual Health Education (Princeton Center for Leadership Training)

    Keynote track:
    Emerging Issues in the Social Norms Approach and Bystander Intervention: Evidence from a Successful Rape-Prevention Program for Men (Alan Berkowitz)


    Morning break


    Sexual assault track: An Alternative to the Quick Fix — Moving Towards a Comprehensive Sexual Assault Prevention Program (University of Cincinnati)

    Prevention track: Primary Prevention Education: Best Practices (Women’s Center of Jacksonville)

    Alcohol and other drugs track: What Are Students Really Getting at the Corner Store? (Southeastern Regional Action Council)

    Bullying track: BULLYING ON CAMPUS: What’s Title IX Got to Do With It? (Wendy Murphy)

    Keynote track:
    Intersections Between Alcohol and Violence: A Dialogue (Linda Langford)

  • Lunch on your own 12:15-1:15pm
  • Concurrent session tracks, roundtables and panels


    Sexual assault track: Sexual Civility – The Misconduct Vaccine (BissCom Consulting & Services)

    Alcohol and other drugs track: Energy Drinks: Worth the Hyperdrive? (Southeastern Regional Action Council)

    Bystander intervention track: Generation Hook Up: College Sexual Assault, Legal Consent and Bystander Intervention (J’ Hue Films)

    Keynote track:
    Awareness and Activism: Paths to Prevention (Jane Stapleton)


    Snack break

  • Closing session 3:00-4:00pm


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Early Bird (by September 1, 2011)…………………………………………..$299

Regular (by October 14, 2011)…………………………………………………$349

Student (degree-seeking)……………………………………………………..$149

All attendees must be members of SCOPE.

Click here for SCOPE Speaker & Presenter Showcase rates.

Twelve Conference Scholarships are available. Contact Executive Director Michelle Issadore for details.


Book your room before October 7, 2011 to get the conference rate.
The conference hotel is the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center.

  • The conference rate is $109.00 per
    night (plus tax), available to SCOPE attendees until
    October 7, 2011 on a first-come, first-served basis, or until the room
    block is filled. After October 7, 2011, the prevailing rates will apply
    pending availability. Note: For those of you looking to extend your stay beyond the conference dates, the conference rate will be honored three days prior to or following the conference, pending space
  • Hotel guarantee/cancellation policy: All
    reservations must be accompanied by a first-night room deposit,
    guaranteed with a major credit card. Reservations must be canceled by
    4:00pm ET the day prior to the scheduled arrival date. No refunds will
    be given for cancellations after that time. No-shows will be charged
    for one night’s room rate plus tax.


To reserve your room at the conference rate, use
the online site or phone the Marriott World Center reservations desk
at 1-800-380-7931 by October 1, 2011. To secure the SCOPE
room rate, be sure to reference the SCOPE 2011
Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

  • 1-506-474-2009/1-800-266-9432
  • Book Now

* Hotel rooms are not included in the conference fee.


The Orlando World Center Marriott is located 15 miles SW of the
Orlando, FL airport (MCO) and 10 miles NE of the Kissimmee, FL Airport
(ISM). Estimated one way transportation fares are:

  • Mears Shuttle: $21 per person
  • Mears Town Car: $48 – $52 from MCO and $23 from ISM
  • Taxi: $58 from MCO and $27 from ISM
  • Limousine: $203.25
  • Note: The Marriott does not provide shuttle service from either airport.


SCOPE has arranged a discounted self-parking rate for attendees of $7.00 per day.


Attire for all SCOPE events is business casual. Rooms are
air-conditioned and evening temperatures can be chilly, so we recommend
carrying a jacket or light sweater for your comfort. Average
temperatures for Orlando in October range from 65 -85°F.


Discount tickets available after 4pm!

Magic Kingdom®

Follow your Disney dreams to a place where storybook fantasy comes to
life and discover the fun where imagination reigns. The Magic begins at
Orlando World Center when you take advantage of the Walt Disney World Vacation Package.


Celebrate the fascinating cultures and numerous wonders of the world
around you. Plus interactive experiences and amazing attractions,
including Mission: SPACE!

Disney’s Animal Kingdom®

Disney storytelling comes to life in a kingdom alive with fun, wonder and fascinating animals!

Disney’s Hollywood Studios™

Salute the world of showbiz – from the Hollywood classics of yesteryear to the best in popular entertainment.

SeaWorld Orlando

The world’s premier marine adventure park with 200 acres of world-class
shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters.  Experience
it all with a great SeaWorld Orlando Package at the Orlando World Center.

Discovery Cove

Swimming with dolphins is the main attraction of a day-long adventure at
Discovery Cove, located adjacent to SeaWorld.  Take advantage of the Discovery Cove Package.


A whimsical, one-of-a-kind water park that’s only in Orlando and could
only come from SeaWorld. Aquatica’s all-new waterslide, Omaka Rocka, now
open! Dive into savings with the Aquatica Vacation Package offered.

One Ocean

Dive into the exhilaration of the sea in our all-new Shamu® show,
One Ocean, a multisensory celebration of life under the sea that
entertains as it educates and inspires.

Universal Orlando

Get ready to plunge into the action of your favorite blockbuster entertainment!  “Ride the Movies” at Universal Orlando.

Islands of Adventure

You’ll defy gravity, escape the jaws of a T-Rex, face the world’s
first inverted dueling roller coasters, and more at “America’s hottest
new theme park.” The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – now open!

Downtown Disney®

Explore Downtown Disney® Marketplace and the West Side, with top-notch restaurants, theaters, and shows.

Cirque du Soleil® La Nouba

Prepare to be amazed by LaNouba, a mesmerizing production of daring artistry and acrobatics.  A Walt Disney World® exclusive!


Enjoy one of Orlando’s most exciting restaurant collections, including
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Hard Rock Café, NASCAR Café, Emeril’s
Orlando, plus many more.

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure park
offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters
with the African continent.

Orlando Science Center

A day of experiments and exploration await you.  Dynamic hands-on exhibits on four floors of fun and discovery.

Richard Petty Driving Experience

Imagine your foot on the accelerator, with 600 horsepower at your
command.  Ahead of you is the mile-long, tri-oval Walt Disney World®

Daytona Beach

Well-known for its 23 miles of sparkling, white-sandy beaches spanning
from Ormond-by-the-Sea to the quaint village of Ponce Inlet.

Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex provides an exhilarating and
educational experience.  Gain a new perspective on the incredible feats
accomplished by the space program.

Wet ‘N Wild

The world’s premier water park, features a day-full of fun for the
entire family.  One of the nation’s best-attended water parks.


A 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve, combining “Old Florida” charm with exciting new exhibits and entertainment.

The Holy Land Experience

The Holy Land Experience compares favorably with some of the finest museums found anywhere in America.

Mall at Millenia

Central Florida’s newest upscale mall with Neiman Marcus, Macy’s,
Bloomingdale’s and 150 additional retailers.   Seven sit-down
restaurants and valet parking.

The Florida Mall

Central Florida’s largest shopping destination featuring Macy’s,
Dillards, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, in addition to over 270
specialty shops and seven restaurants.

Orlando Premium Outlets

An exciting collection of 110 outlet stores from the world’s finest
designers and name brands, all offering savings of 25% to 65% every day.


To cancel your conference registration, please contact the SCOPE office at 610-993-0227 or Our policy is as follows:

Before September 23, 2011– 100% refund

By October 1, 2011– 75% refund

By October 7, 2011– 50% refund

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