Youth Sexual Violence Prevention (1 Credit Hour)

Program Summary:  This course focuses on sexual violence prevention for high school adolescents.  It discusses the consequences of youth sexual violence along with recent trends in violence prevention strategies.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Find the reading at:  http://vawnet.org/sites/default/files/materials/files/2016-09/AR_YouthSVPrevention.pdf

Author:  Patricia Cook-Craig in consultation with Mitru Ciarlante

Publisher:  Vawnet; National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

Program Objectives:  Describe the consequences of sexual violence for adolescents.  Identify trends in developing youth sexual violence prevention strategies.  Describe major strategies that are currently being used to prevent sexual violence among adolescents.

Learning Objectives:  To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by identifying key issues related to youth sexual violence prevention.

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1: Sexual violence prevention efforts have largely focused on _______________.
 
 
2: The most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found that in 2011, nearly __________ of students in grades 9-12 reported that they had engaged in sexual intercourse.
 
 
 
 
3: According to the CDC, _________ of high school students in the 2011 YBRS national survey reported that they had been forced to have sexual intercourse.
 
 
 
 
4: In a study including 132 lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents ages 13-22, Freedner and colleagues (2002) found that ____________ of bisexual girls had experienced sexual violence.
 
 
 
 
5: According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in 2001, students who reported forced sexual intercourse were at increased risk compared to those who did not report forced sexual intercourse for
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6: Primary prevention strategies
 
 
 
 
7: Trends in developing youth sexual violence prevention strategies include a shift of focus to
 
 
8: There are four levels to the socio-ecological model, including all of the following except:
 
 
 
 
 
9: Teaching teens how to engage in respectful dating is an example of promoting change at which level.
 
 
 
 
10: Which prevention strategy focuses on the empowerment of youth to create solutions to the issues they face?
 
 
 
 
11: The 2008 Guide to Addressing Teen Dating and Sexual Violence in a School Setting would be an example of which prevention strategy?
 
 
 
 
12: To engage in meaningful and effective programming, prevention strategies must address
 
 
 
 
 
13: The majority of adolescent sexual violence prevention programs are
 
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2021 - 9/6/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

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