This book presents a compelling orientation to the importance of engaging bystanders in sexual violence prevention. The narrative provides background on the development of an approach that empowers each of us to be involved in prevention. It discusses various reasons why individuals who witness a range of inappropriate behaviors may or may not take action, and presents ways to encourage and develop greater bystander involvement. Finally, this book serves as an excellent training resource; it provides activities and trainer instructions throughout that make it a useful educational guide on bystander engagement in sexual violence prevention. Also available in Spanish.
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The following four online events are part of a series sponsored by the Government Innovators Network and the National Institute of Justice on sexual violence. Recordings and presenters' slides are now available online for each event in the series: * You must first register with the site to access these pages (which is free and takes only a few seconds).
1. Sex Offender Residency Restrictions: Implementation and Impact
2. Sexual Violence and Evidence Collection
3. Sexual Violence: An International Perspective
4. Sexual Assault on College Campuses Series on Sexual Violence
Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are victims of sexual violence, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women. Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence
The purpose of this toolkit is to provide facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to everyone on campus who cares about the prevention of sexual violence. Whether you are a faculty or staff member or an administrator or student, there are resources included that are directly relevant to your role in the campus community.
This bulletin, distributed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, presents findings from a process evaluation of exemplary violence prevention and drug prevention programs that have been evaluated in rigorous, controlled trials. Critical components of program implementation are identified. Successful Program Implementation: Lessons From Blueprints
This website includes booklets that offer practical concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some very tough issues: sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol. It also includes 10 Tips for talking with kids about tough issues. Talk to your kids...before everyone else does
This handbook was designed by NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund to help employers effectively address the issue of violence against women with creative and inexpensive solutions. This second, updated edition of the 1996 guide explains the pertinent legal issues, and suggests ways employers can develop strategies for dealing with violence-related issues that fit their needs, and those of their employees. The Impact of Violence in the Lives of Working Women: Creating Solutions-Creating Change
This introductory Toolkit is intended to provide healthcare professionals with strategies and tools to begin to address sexual violence prevention in their practice and community given the context of each family’s unique views and history. An extended CD ROM version is available for purchase online.
This guide identifies six key components of child sexual abuse prevention for organizations. It includes prevention goals and critical strategies for each component. Suggestions for addressing challenges and tools to help organizations get started are also provided.
This site is supported by Grant/ Cooperative Agreement No. 1UF2CE002359-01 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.