Work Group 2: Youth Aware and Safe

Chaired by the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (Tiffany Sawyer)

  • Concentrated on increasing the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation prevention education being delivered to youth
  • Initiatives –
    • Work Group 2 members have identified and acquired information on newly emerging child-focused prevention programs and will be reviewing the programs based on the CDC’s Principles of Prevention through a rubric comparison. Based on results the team will determine programs that meet minimal criteria and arrange to observe program delivery within the classroom or through a mock presentation by program developers.
    • Newly reviewed programs will be included in the 2019 version of Georgia’s Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation Prevention Technical Assistance Resource Guide. Additional programs on healthy relationships and teen dating violence will be included as good supplemental programs.
    • The most recent guide can be accessed here.