Sexual Violence: Prevention

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This article features information on the unique risks that children face online as well as simple steps that parents can take to keep their children safe online.
Authors: Mindi McDowell & Allen Householder
This is a collection of currently available resources and initiatives related to child sexual abuse prevention. The handbook provides descriptions of organizations, programs, projects and a wide range of resources.
Authors: National Sexual Violence Resource Center
These 40 developmental assets are concrete, common sense, positive experiences and qualities essential to raising successful young people - having the potential to influence choices children make and help them become caring, responsible adults.
Authors: Search Institute
January 2005
This select reading list includes books exploring gender socialization in U.S. culture.
Authors: Women's Center Library/North Hall, UC Davis
September 2004
This report describes findings and analysis regarding the cost-effectiveness of research-based prevention and early intervention programs for youth with a demonstrated ability to achieve 7 outcomes including reduction in child abuse and domestic violence.
Authors: Steve Aos, Roxanne Lieb, Jim Mayfield, Marna Miller, and Annie Pennucci
May 2004
This document describes the theories that drive Peer Solutions' teen interpersonal violence prevention program, Demonstrating Respect as the Norm, which strives to unite elementary through post-secondary schools, families and communities.
Authors: Peer Solutions
This fact sheet contains information for parents about "spam", or unsolicited commercial (or bulk) email.
Authors: Childnet International
Informational booklet on ways that adults can protect children from child sexual abuse. The steps range from learning the signs of abuse to knowing the legal requirements for reporting the abuse.
Authors: Darkness to Light
This newsletter provides useful information for parents and caregivers when teaching their children the difference between "good" and "bad" touch and how to set boundaries to their own bodies.
Authors: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
Series of age-specific handouts based on findings from the National Academy of Sciences that examined the research on child and brain development to establish what is known about the early years. Includes suggestions for nurturing healthy development.
Authors: Zero to Three & the American Academy of Pediatrics