This introductory online course covers how best to identify and intervene with youth who exhibit sexually abusive behaviors—to prevent them from hurting any other victims. It provides an overview of how sexual-abuse-specific assessment, case management and treatment can help give a teenager the opportunity to live an abuse-free life.
Primary prevention educator Amy Loftus discusses a program developed to prevent the perpetration of sexual violence. Her nine-session program is presented in local high schools. She also discusses tips and challenges to educating on the prevention of sexual violence in high schools. The slides for this presentation and some other resources are available for download.
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention
Campus-based alcohol and other drug (AOD) and violence prevention efforts are more effective when they are guided by the latest research and tailored to local campus circumstances. Key to this process is conducting a campus-based assessment and consulting the research literature.
Ali Mailen Perrotto for VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
In these podcasts, the author and advocate consultant of the VAWnet Applied Research Paper titled Youth Sexual Violence Prevention share their thoughts on the research, trends, and recommendations discussed in the document.
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