Thursday, October 18 – Saturday, October 20, 2012

Caribe Royale Orlando

Caribe Royale Orlando
Orlando, Florida



Byron Hurt


Elizabeth Allan, Ph.D.

Co-Director, National Collaborative for Hazing Prevention and Research

Beth DeRicco, Ph.D.

Independent Consultant


Thursday, October 18, 2012


  • Registration


  • Welcome


  • Keynote by Byron Hurt, Elizabeth Allan, Ph.D. and Beth DeRicco Ph.D.


  • Opening Reception

Friday, October 19th


  • Sexual Assault Track
    • Five Years of a Peer Education Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention Program: Challenges, Limitations and Resolutions (Judith Rosenstein, Ph.D., Karen Gentile, and Barbara Cyr-Roman, United States Naval Academy)
  • Stalking/Intimate Partner Violence Track
    • Addressing Stalking on Campus (Michelle Garcia, National Stalking Resource Center)
  • Mental Health Track
    • QPR and Suicide Outreach (Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. and Corey Gifford, Western Kentucky University)
  • Bystander Intervention Track
    • Measuring Success/Evaluation for Violence Prevention: Innovations, Challenges and Lessons Learned (Jane Stapleton, University of New Hampshire)
  • Diversity Track
    • K-12 and University-Based Sexual Violence Primary Prevention: The North Carolina State Plan (Jen Przewoznik, North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault)


  • Sexual Assault Track
    • Using Humor to Reframe Rape as a Moral Issue (Gail Stern, Ph.D., Catharsis Productions)
  • Stalking/Intimate Partner Violence Track
    • Creating Campus Partnerships for Violence Prevention (Paige Miller, Elle Shaaban-Magana, University of Alabama)
  • Prevention Track
    • Creative Collaboration: How to Share the Burden of Programming (Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. and Kenneth Johnson, Western Kentucky University)
  • Bystander Intervention Track
    • Promising Practices for Bystander Intervention (Elizabeth Allan, Ph.D., University of Maine; Molly Schenck, Arizona State University)
  • Mental Health Track
    • The Mind Spa:  Expanding Models of Service Delivery (Michele D. Ribeiro, Oregon State University)


  • Lunch on your own


  • Sexual Assault Track
    • Reporting Patterns of Women of Color Student Survivors of Sexual Assault: Results From a Multi-Institutional National Study (Sue Rankin, Ph.D., Penn State University; Michelle Issadore, SCOPE)
  • Stalking/Intimate Partner Violence Track:
    • Nobody’s Business (Abbie Tessendorf and Revolution peer educators, Center for Survivors)
  • Mental Health Track:
    • Pathways: A Model for Group Work with Women on Campus (Jill Whitaker, Lewis University)
  • Prevention Track
    • Using the DFSCA and Biennial Review to Leverage Campus Change (Beth DiRicco, Ph.D., Independent Consultant)


  • Sexual Assault Track
    • One Night Out (Marc Rich, Ph.D. and the interact Performance Troupe, California State University, Long Beach)
  • Mental Health Track
    • Safe Communities as a Catalyst for Health Promotion: Integrating Beyond the Student Health Center (Heather Zesiger and Lauren Bernstein, Emory University)
  • Prevention Track
    • Getting Butts into Seats: Innovative Ways to Increase Program Turnout (Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D. and Kenneth Johnson, Western Kentucky University)
  • Bystander Intervention Track
    • Beat the Blame Game: Understanding and Responding to Victim Blaming Arguments (Gail Stern, Ph.D., Catharsis Productions)
  • Hazing track
    • Project Transform:  Building an Evidence Base for Campus Hazing Prevention (Elizabeth Allan, Ph.D., University of Maine)


  • Roundtables

Saturday, October 20th


  • Sexual Assault Track
    • Prevention Through Positive Media Messages (Jane Stapleton, University of New Hampshire; Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., Lecturer; Michelle Issadore, SCOPE)
  • Stalking/Intimate Partner Violence Track
    • Let’s Talk About Sex, Relationships and Consent (Lauren Bernstein, Emory University; Tara Misra, University of Georgia)
  • Mental Health Track
    • Community Violence and Posttraumatic Stress: A Race Analysis (Jannette Urciuoli, Ph.D., Queensborough Community College, City University of New York)
  • Diversity Track
    • Is It “Getting Better” for Prevention of LGBT Sexual Violence on Campus? (Susan Marine, Ph.D., Merrimack College)


  • Sexual Assault Track
    • Preventing Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Spotlight on First Year Students (Lauren Bernstein and Sara Millimet, Emory University)
  • Diversity Track
    • Examining the Impact of Acculturation on the Development of Disordered Eating Behaviors in Black Women (Nancy Dessources Adegoke, Ph.D., Queens Hospital Center)
  • Hazing Track
    • Let’s Get Serious About Hazing Prevention: Six Things We Need to do Now (Gentry McCreary, Ph.D.)
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Track
    • From False to Fruitful: How the Social Norms Approach is Changing Schools for the Healthier (Desirae Vasquez, FCD Educational Services; Mike Connolly, Valley Partnership for Drug Prevention)
  • Bystander intervention track
    • Beyond Denial and Deflection: Inspiring Men to Look Within (Byron Hurt, Filmmaker)


  • Snack break


  • Closing panel by Byron Hurt, Elizabeth Allan, Ph.D. and Beth DeRicco Ph.D.


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SCOPE Members (by October 8, 2012)…………………………………………..$299

Non-SCOPE Members (by October 8, 2012)……………………………………$349

Students (degree-seeking, by October 8, 2012)……………………………….$149

Registration for this event is now closed.

Click here for SCOPE Speaker & Presenter Showcase rates.

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


Book your room before October 3, 2012 to get the conference rate. The conference hotel is the Caribe Royale Orlando.

The conference rate is $139.00 per night (plus tax), available to SCOPE attendees until October 3, 2012 on a first-come, first-served basis, or until the room block is filled. After October 3, 2012, 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 availability.

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 within 72 hours of 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 below or phone the Caribe Royale Orlando reservations desk at 1-888-258-7501 by October 3, 2012. To secure the SCOPE room rate, be sure to reference the SCOPE Conference.

Caribe Royale Orlando online portal

* Hotel rooms are not included in the conference fee.


The Caribe Royale Orlando is located 15 miles SW of the Orlando, FL airport (MCO) and 10 miles NE of the Kissimmee, FL Airport (ISM).

Airport transportation through Mears

Driving directions can be found here.


SCOPE has arranged for complimentary self-parking for attendees.


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°F to 85°F.


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

Before September 20, 2012– 100% refund
By September 27, 2012– 75% refund
By October 1, 2012– 50% refund


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