Georgia’s Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation Prevention Technical Assistance Resource Guide: Guidance for Schools and Youth-ServingOrganizations to Build their Capacity for Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention.
Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Ga.). Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. Work Group 2. Youth Aware and Safe.
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Criminal Justice Coordinating Council 104 Marietta Street, NW Suite 440
Atlanta, GA 30303-2743
This report provides guidance for schools and youth-serving organizations in Georgia to enable them to build their capacity for, and knowledge of, child sexual abuse and exploitation prevention, State and local resources, and nationally recognized best practice criteria. It is also designed to help professionals identify which sexual abuse and exploitation prevention curricula and activities will work best in their community. Chapter 1 provides background knowledge on adverse childhood experiences, the sexual violence continuum, and efforts by Georgia to prioritize and enhance sexual violence prevention. Chapter 2 provides current child sexual abuse and exploitation prevention best practice information and discusses the nine principles of prevention, engaging community prevention partners, including adults in school-based prevention, responding to disclosures of abuse or assault, and understanding the role of a mandated reporter. Chapter 3 presents a framework of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be included in chid sexual abuse and exploitation prevention education. It discusses how to present child sexual abuse and exploration prevention content and includes age appropriate teaching suggestions for grades K-12. The following chapter includes information on how to engage community stakeholders in establishing priorities for sexual violence prevention, and Chapter 5 describes sexual abuse and exploitation prevention programs reviewed by the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force, Work Group 2: Youth Aware and Safe. The final chapter provides guidelines to evaluate violence prevention activities. Appendices include resources and handouts. Numerous references.
Georgia; child abuse; sexual abuse; sexual exploitation; sex education; school linked services; teachers role; prevention programs; curricula; community resources; evidence based practice