Title

Bringing in the Bystander In-Person Prevention Program to a U.S. Military Installation: Results From a Pilot Study

Abstract

Objectives: This pilot study describes ati evaluation of the Bringing in the Bystatider (BITB) in-persoti program conducted with United States Army Europe personnel. Methods: The sample was comprised of 394 soldiers (29% participated in atid 71% had not participated in the BITB program). Data were analyzed 4'/2 months after the program was presented. Results: Compared to the soldiers who did not participate iti the program, soldiers who participated iti the program were significantly more likely to report that they had engaged in otie or more of the 117 behaviors, that they had helped an acquaintatice or a stranger, and that they had taketi action when they saw sexual assault or stalking occurring, about to occur or after it had occurred. Conclusiotis: The results itidicate that with thoughtful and appropriate modifications, the BITB iti-person prevetition program, initially developed for a college audience, can be transferred to a military audience

Publication Date

8-2011

Journal Title

Military Medicine

Publisher

Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

Document Type

Article