This information packet provides guidance to prevention practitioners at local, state, tribal, territory, and national organizations to work more effectively toward the goal of eliminating sexual violence in their communities. There are six elements to the packet:
Preventing sexual violence takes more than the energy, commitment, and time of prevention practitioners – it is a movement-wide initiative that requires thoughtful and intentional action by everyone. When prevention is integrated into an agency’s vision and culture, it can be sustained and continue to grow in innovation over time. This resource outlines how organizational commitment to prevention will help with the movement-wide paradigm shift toward effective prevention. It is part of Finding the Perfect Shade of Change: Resources for Sexual Violence Preventionists Creating Safe and Healthy Communities, an information packet of prevention resources.
This guide explores approaches and challenges in engaging men in anti-sexual and gender-based violence work within institutional settings. The goal is to sexual health and gender equality by understanding what it takes to confront these forms of violence.
Information in this toolkit is meant to equips prevention professionals, healthcare providers, and educators with information on current health issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. It includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression.(SAMSHA) A powerpoint providing general information and overview is also available.
This update to the original 2008 National Plan provides practical steps that individuals, organizations, businesses, and policymakers can implement to promote positive youth development and prevent child sexual abuse and exploitation.
This site is supported by Grant/ Cooperative Agreement No. 1UF2CE002359-03 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.