Violence Prevention and Education

Violence Prevention and Education

Program Goal:

To prevent and stop sexual assault and child sexual abuse by teaching youth, professionals, and other community members to recognize, respond to and report abusive behavior.

147,469 Children and Adults Served in 2019

  • 138,947 children and adolescents participated in the Play it Safe!® child abuse and sexual assault prevention program.
  • 286 disclosed their current or past abuse to a Women’s Center trainer. This does not include children who may have disclosed to another trusted adult.
  • 5,613 adults received sexual assault prevention training.
  • 2,909 professionals were trained in issues regarding sexual assault and child abuse.

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