By Jessica Renee Napier on June 28, 2012

Preventing the perpetration of child sexual abuse

This web conference was sponsored by the Ms. Foundation for Women.

This web conference is the third in a series of nine web conferences on Ending Child Sexual Abuse. This is a collaboration between PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women. Please see the materials and recordings from the previous web conference “Working with the Media to End Child Sexual Abuse.”

The third web conference on July 19, 2012, is titled “Preventing the Perpetration of Child Sexual Abuse.” If we are serious about ending child sexual abuse, then we need to pay attention to why there are so many adults, adolescents and even children who perpetrate acts of sexual abuse. In this web conference, two national experts, Joan Tabachnick and David Prescott, bring a wealth of information about what we know (and don’t know) about those who sexually abuse. Through this brief web conference, we will explore the research available about the adults who have sexually offended as well as the sexually abusive adolescents and children with sexual behavior problems. The speakers will also explore how this information can be/has been useful to the development of prevention programs.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sponsor: Ms. Foundation for Women

Hosts: Cordelia Anderson


Joan Tabachnick

David Prescott


Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify risk and protective factors for perpetration.
  2. Identify emerging research topics that can be useful to prevention programming.
  3. Describe three strategies for strengthening efforts to prevent the perpetration of sexual abuse.


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Robert Longley June 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm

Will you be recording this for those of us who aren’t available during the live presentation?


Chad Sniffen Chad June 29, 2012 at 10:50 am

Yes, the recording will be on this web page about a week after the conference.


Audrey Glover June 29, 2012 at 10:14 am

Thank you for presenting this class.


Chad Sniffen Chad July 6, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Here is the link to the wait list:


Maria Berry July 27, 2012 at 10:06 am

I’m having a hard time opening the slides (PDF). I would like to print them.


Chad Sniffen Chad July 27, 2012 at 11:03 am

There may be a problem with your PDF reader plug-in for you browser. Try Right-Clicking (or Option + Click on a Mac) on the link and Saving / Downloading the file directly to your desktop, and then opening it.


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