This tool focuses on how all CommunitiesCoveradults in a community can support child sexual abuse prevention efforts and promote healthier environments for children. In Spanish

Esta herramienta brindaSpanOverview una visión general del desarrollo sexual saludable de niñas y niños. Sugiere conductas y habilidades apropiadas a la edad, además de proporcionar información que apoya el desarrollo sano. En inglés.

This tool provides an overview OverviewCoverof healthy childhood sexual development by exploring age-appropriate behaviors and skills and information on supporting healthy development. In Spanish.

WCSAP's Partners in Social Change Winter 2012 Newsletter focuses on the role of parents in primary prevention among teenagers. It includes talking points on sex and sexual violence, parent engagement program reviews, and an online tool to help spark discussion.

Read the Winter 2012 Newsletter.

This is the final report from the NSVRC’s three year National Prevention Strengths and Needs Assessment Project, and provides a summary of the work completed during the third year of the assessment as well as a synthesis of major themes across the three year project.  The major activities of the Year 3 assessment were the completion of a national survey comparison of findings to the Year 1 survey.  You can find the 2 previous reports here:

NSVRC Prevention Assessment: Year 1 Report National Strengths and Needs Assessment (NSVRC, 2010)

NSVRC Prevention Assessment: Year 2 Report Innovations in Prevention (NSVRC, 2012)

This article provides reflections on the work of the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by bringing the issue to sexual violence into the public health forum. These efforts have moved sexual violence prevention work forward over the past decade.

Read the article.

Sexual violence & individuals who identify as LGBTQ is an information packet containing nearly a dozen resources focused on serving, engaging, and collaborating with individuals and communities who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ).  The packet contains resources to support counselors, advocates, preventionists, technical assistance providers, and allied professionals committed to affirming all individuals and communities. The goals of this packet it to provide resources that will both strengthen work already being done, as well as assist organizations in discovering a place to begin program development.

This packet includes an Annotated Bibliography, a Research Brief, a Resource List, and guides on Talking about Gender & Sexuality, Creating Inclusive Agencies, the Process of Coming Out, the Impact of Discrimination, Hate & Bias-Motivated Crimes, the Impact on Individuals & Communities, Sexual Harassment & Bullying of Youth, and Transformative Prevention Programming.

The 2012 Fall-Winter edition of The Resource offers articles and insights on major events, like the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, the Sandusky Case, and this year's Gail Burns-Smith Award winner. It also highlights great work happening across the movement, from the global initiative to end street harassment to promoting healthy sexuality in religious institutions. 

This Applied Research Paper outlines the importance and value of engaging in sexual violence prevention work with youth. The paper discusses prevalence of sexual violence among youth populations, recent trends in prevention activities for youth, and a review of common strategies and challenges for engaging in this work. Feedback on the effectiveness and current evaluation efforts for the various approaches is offered. It's available in PDF or online.

Preventionists and advocatesPrevention Cover in the anti-sexual violence movement can reduce violence in our communities by changing norms, beliefs and behaviors in our culture. The purpose of the guide is to provide information to state and community-based sexual violence prevention educators and practitioners on preventing sexual violence against individuals who identify as LGBTQ.

This resource is part of the Information Packet on Sexual Violence & Those Who Identify as LGBTQ.

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