Special Editions

Special Editions are publications or tools created by the WCSAP Prevention Resource Center on an element of sexual violence prevention.

A Prevention Resource Zine
PDF
June, 2021

Over the last year plus, many of us have moved our often in-person prevention services, meetings, and workshops or trainings online. This transition allowed us to stay connected with our communities while prioritizing community care and safety. And, while, here in the United States we have been able to start “opening back up” or convening in-person with one another again, we have learned how important it is to continue providing online services, meetings, and gatherings for our work to truly…

Topic
  • Guides & Activities
  • Program Design
  • Media Literacy & Technology
PDF
June, 2021

This resource explores the nuances and limitations of public health research and data related to risk factors for sexual violence perpetration. Seeking to unpack the systemic oppression that is underneath public health research can provide the context needed to unveil how these conclusions perpetuate white supremacy, classism, and other biases that then inform prevention strategies. This resource is guest authored by Vane Dettakis.

Topic
  • Anti-Oppression
  • Best Practices
  • Theory & Concepts
Understanding prevention through fun & games
PDF
June, 2020

Enjoy this 11-page activity packet of prevention-themed coloring pages, jumbles, crosswords, and more. Color your own social ecological model! Solve the joyful sexuality word scrambles!

Topic
  • Guides & Activities
A Primary Prevention 101 Activity
PDF
June, 2019

This Prevention Discussion and Activity Guide takes a critical look at the "Moving Upstream" analogy, which is often used to explain Primary Prevention. It's an incredibly useful way to explain the rationale behind primary prevention, but it does not comprehensively address the systemic issues that underlie sexual violence. This activity was developed by Collin Veenstra, founder and director of Peer Education Empowerment League in Tacoma, and it provides an alternative approach that…

Topic
  • Guides & Activities
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Faith Communities
PDF & Printed Materials
January, 2019

Hard copies of this resource will be mailed to Community Sexual Assault Programs for WCSAP's 2019 SAAM Campaign.

Adults often have the ability to influence many aspects of children’s lives, from what they are provided to eat to what they are able to watch on television. Despite this, child abuse prevention efforts are often targeted at young people. Many schools and youth serving organizations bring in educators to teach children how to identify harmful behaviors and set effective…

Topic
  • CSA Prevention
July 2017 Edition
PDF
July, 2017

Recognizing the need for an accessible, user-friendly manual that could help Community Sexual Assault Programs navigate the complexities of the Washington State accreditation process, we have developed this document over the years.

While WCSAP realizes that it is often useful to see samples of policies, procedures, or other documents, we are mindful that these examples can easily be misused. It is never good practice to simply copy and use sample documents, because they may not fit…

Topic
  • Accreditation
PDF
January, 2017

The intent of these presentations is to provide a starting place or a template for your program when responding to requests, typically from schools, for basic information or awareness raising presentations. We have included the key points and best practice approaches to discussing the topic and expect you may customize some aspects of the slides to meet your community’s needs, experiences, and resources.The slides contain detailed notes and considerations for the trainer.

Topic
  • Guides & Activities
With Considerations for Children, Teens, and Families
PDF & Printed Materials
July, 2016

Advocates and therapists have important roles in promoting the healing of survivors of childhood and teen sexual abuse, as well as survivors' nonoffending family members. When we work together, we can develop strong partnerships that ensure survivors have therapy options that are relevant to their needs. This offers survivors and their families a continuum of care that can help ease, and possibly hasten, the path of healing.

This booklet was developed for advocates and aims to…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Parents & Caregivers
  • Therapy
PDF
June, 2016

Campus sexual assault is an increasing focus area in the media, legislature and in communities across the nation. Sexual assault programs throughout Washington State are well-situated to share their expertise, as communities work to build a survivor-centered campus response. Many programs are prioritizing work in this area because the increased focus means there is increased momentum in their communities to address campus sexual violence. This year WCSAP conducted a survey to learn what is…

Topic
  • Campus
  • Schools & Campus
PDF
March, 2016

The 2016 'Best Picture' Academy Award winning film, "Spotlight," delves into the issue of child sexual abuse. With the film's recent publicity it is likely a large audience may choose to see this film. Now is a great opportunity to build on that momentum!

Included in this guide you will find:

  • Considerations for facilitators
  • Summary of the film
  • Key points to highlight
  • Discussion questions

One of the…

Topic
  • CSA Prevention
  • Guides & Activities