Preventing and Addressing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth Serving Organizations: A Desk Guide for Organizational Leaders

The new report Preventing and Addressing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth Serving Organizations: A Desk Guide for Organizational Leaders provides recommendations for prevention practices in youth serving organizations (YSOs). Many of the best practice standards set by YSOs are often disregarded due to structural and capacity issues which can make a YSO’s culture one where [...]

Trauma-Informed Sex-Education Panel at the National Coalition for Sexual Health – Recording now available!

In September 2020, the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) Annual Meeting included a panel on Trauma-Informed Care and Communications. Since the founding of the NCSH, CALCASA has been a member providing input on how promoting sexual health is a crucial component of sexual violence prevention efforts. CALCASA Project Coordinator, Sarah Orton, helped organize the [...]

Sexual Violence Prevention During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Adapting in an Ever-Changing Landscape

Join the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and PreventConnect for a series of web conferences addressing how the novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted sexual violence prevention, how new and constantly changing circumstances relate to sexual violence prevention, and what adaptations people are implementing or planning. These web conferences will address both current, pressing needs for [...]

Transgender Day of Remembrance Compels Us to Remember the Necessity of Inclusive and Intersectional Prevention

November 20th is National Transgender Day of Remembrance.  This is a time for communities to remember and uplift the memory of people who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender violence. Trans women, particularly trans women of color, experience violence and discrimination at alarmingly high rates and there are no signs to suggest that the [...]

Taking Prevention Online: Tips and Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events and Tools

In August 2020, PreventConnect hosted a web conference titled Taking Prevention Online: Tips and Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events. This web conference was a timely resource for Preventionists nationwide who are still grappling with the challenges of adapting prevention programs in a virtual landscape. This web conference was hosted twice and facilitated by [...]

Best Practices for Disclosures: Supporting Youth in Online Prevention Programs

In October 2020, CALCASA’s RPE and SD teams hosted and facilitated yet another web serieson Tools and Best Practices for Disclosures: Supporting Youth in Online Prevention Programs. This web series, along with an accompanying toolkit, was developed in response to a stated need from prevention programs in California who had questions about responding to disclosures [...]

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