Prevention of Child Abuse and Exploitation
$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate
CE Course Description
This CE course: defines the nature and scope of child sexual abuse and exploitation; acknowledges the need to build on the foundation of existing research, advocacy, and treatment; discusses the value of a National Plan; encourages the development of prevention-focused policy; and describes a range of actions that includes individuals, community, and policy level strategies, to stop demand for, and to prevent, child sexual abuse and exploitation.
This material was reprinted, with permission, from the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation’s publication entitled “National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children” (2012 edition). This plan is available by visiting www.preventtogether.org.
Author: National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation. (2012). National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children (Rev. ed.).
Retrieved from: http://www.preventtogether.org/national_plan
CE Course Objectives
1. Restate the wide number of psychological impacts that child sexual abuse can involve.
2. Consider the link between exposure to sexualized images, lyrics, fashion, role models, and other influences and how girls think of and treat their own bodies as concluded by the American Psychological Association.
3. Summarize the steps that need to be taken to end the demand for child sexual abuse and exploitation.
CE Outline with Main Points
1. National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children
2. The significance of a National Plan
3. How we can accomplish the goals of prevention: six action areas
b. Public awareness
c. End the demand
d. Policies and organizational practices
e. Collaborative practices
4. Actions to prevent child sexual abuse and exploitation
a. What you can do as an individual
b. What you can do in your community
c. Policy-level actions
Date Added: 2015-05-16
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