Technical Assistance and International Training
Our Technical Assistance program disseminates lessons and expertise learned from our experience creating environments that keep children safe from sexual harm, from our Helpline - our window to real life challenges with sexual abuse prevention and from our partnerships with violence prevention leaders around the globe. We believe that prevention will happen through collaboration and sharing.
As part of strategic partnerships, we consult with groups that are adapting key elements of our adult-responsibility, community-based program model. We respond to requests for review of resources and materials supporting professional audiences, as well as parents access to qualitative, accurate information and education. We have worked with programs developing their own prevention curriculums and tools, and have provided consultation for programs embedding prevention concepts and models into their settings.
Sharing what we’ve learned internationally
Stop It Now! collaborates with organizations in emerging countries to support and learn from them around planning, adopting and adapting key program components of the Stop It Now! community-based program model. These efforts are designed to improve the capacity of professionals and policy makers to help adults and communities insure the sexual health and safety of children through a focus on adult responsibility, primary prevention, and help for everyone involved.
• Individual sessions to build shared understanding
• Self-study analysis
• Material review
• Focus groups for professionals in child/family serving organizations
• Sustainability planning
• Collaborating on adaptation of Stop It Now! child sexual abuse prevention resources and materials
• Training of professionals and community members in-person and electronically
• Sharing Stop It Now! Helpline best practices