Program Goal: To prevent and stop sexual assault and child sexual abuse by teaching youth, professionals, and other community members to recognize abusive behavior, and respond appropriately.
Progress towards goal:
86% of children and adolescents who participate in the Play it Safe!® sexual abuse prevention program increased their knowledge of abuse and learned actions to take in order to be safe and get help.
140,289 Children and Adults Served in 2018
- 140,286 children and adolescents participated in the Play it Safe! child abuse and sexual assault prevention program. As a result, 305 children disclosed their current or past abuse to a Women’s Center trainer (does not include children who may have disclosed to another trusted adult).
- 5,736 adults received sexual assault prevention training.
- 2,024 professionals were trained in victimization issues to best help survivors.