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Pillars of Policy for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Discussion

Power in Prevention

Web Conference:

Pillars of Policy for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention:

A Discussion

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
11am Pacific Time, 2pm Eastern Time

It could be argued that critical conversations are the mechanism in which tangible social change can occur. The art of sharing, arguing, or deconstructing theoretical concepts, until they become more malleable for practice, is not easy, but moves us in the field of child sexual abuse prevention to the places we want to go. As an example, the Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation has released the Six Pillars of Prevention to build a dialogue around the creation of a comprehensive policy agenda to benefit children and prevent sexual abuse. In this web conference, participants will learn how policy matters in prevention work, and what tools they can use to bridge the theory of action with the practice of action. In this web conference, participants will learn how policy matters in prevention work, and what tools they can use to bridge the theory of action with the practice of action.Six Pillarts of Prevention - the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation - we need stronger prevention policies

This web conference is a part of PreventConnect and Ms. Foundation for Women’s third year of the #PowerInPrevention: Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series.

Hosts:  Leona Smith Di FaustinoJoan Tabachnick and Cordelia Anderson

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe why policy matters to prevention
  • Name three key elements of Pillars of Prevention
  • Identify key strategies for using this new resource in your work/community

Materials:

Real-Time Captioning Available: Instructions for accessing captioning during this web conference will be provided with your registration confirmation.

Presenters: 

Karen Karen Baker obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas. For several years she worked with children in the foster care system and their families. She joined the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape in 2000 to help establish the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) where she remains the Director. Karen is a member of the National Coalition for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation, and a Board member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA).
Cordelia Cordelia Anderson’s been working to promote sexual/relational health and prevent child sexual abuse/exploitation and sexual violence since 1976. In that time she’s conducted over 2,500 presentations and developed a wide range of programs from writing plays to mass media projects. She’s consulted with a wide range of agencies. She is founding President of National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation and is on the Board of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. She’s author of “The Impact of Pornography on Children, Youth & Culture” and “Fired Up” a play based on the stories of adult survivors of sexual abuse. Cordelia has an MA in human development and is the mother of a 23 year old son and 17 year old daughter.
Joan Tabachnick Joan Tabachnick is nationally recognized for her expertise in sexual violence prevention and social marketing. Over the past 20 years, she has developed award winning educational materials and innovative programs for a wide variety of national, state and local organizations and asked to participate on national expert panels for a variety of organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Unitarian Universalist Association. Her recent work includes a National Sexual Violence Resource publication titled “Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention,” a publication through the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers called “A Reasoned Approach: The Reshaping of Sex Offender Policy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse,” and new program materials for the Enough Abuse Campaign, titled “GateKeepers for Kids” providing simple guidelines for what all youth serving organizations can do to prevent child sexual abuse. Visit www.joantabachnick.com for more information.
Leona Smith Di Faustino

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Leona L. Smith Di Faustino, LCSW has always had a passion for social justice work. This passion has translated into a decades worth of work in the field of sexual violence and relationship violence intervention and prevention. Leona firmly believes that ending interpersonal violence for the individual, the community and society is both a daunting task but one that is possible if not in her life time but in the future for the next generations.

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