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State and Federal Legislative Efforts to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: A Status Report
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This presentation outlines and summarizes legislative and task force actions that have been taken in various states regarding child abuse prevention. Topics include legislation that has been proposed and implemented, status reports by state, programs that have been implemented, and laws that have influenced these programs. Please Note: Requires one-time registration to create a user ID and password.

When: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Where: NCAC Virtual Training Center
United States

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Presenter: Jetta Bernier, MA 
Director of Prevent Child Abuse Massachusetts
In 2015, Prevent Child Abuse America released a Status Report on legislation passed in 27 states to address child sexual abuse prevention in schools, often called Erin's Law. 

This workshop reviews:
  • Findings and trends described in the report
  • What we know about the efficacy of adult-focused and child-focused prevention education strategies. 
  • The progress by the Enough Abuse Campaign to pass a model bill in Massachusetts that mandates comprehensive child sexual abuse prevention education in schools and youth organization, and the development of sexual abuse
  • Safe child standards and policies
  • Bills to address Age of Consent loopholes and educator sexual abuse and misconduct

The events listed are provided as a service for providers. KIDSta, the IAFN, and the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women do not endorse any programs listed.

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