Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month Resources

April 11, 2019, 3:11 p.m. (ET)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month Resources

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is always focused on ending abuse and assault in sports, but this month is particularly important. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month as well as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Check out some great resources that are available to you and your National Governing Body members.

 


April Campaigns 

I Ask Campaign - Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a campaign to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. This year’s theme is I Ask, which focuses on the message that asking for consent is a healthy, normal and necessary part of everyday interactions. Check out the link for more information about I Ask: https://www.nsvrc.org/saam
 

 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has put together a variety of resources focused on preventing child abuse in different spaces. Resources include publications, resource guides, tip sheets, interactive prevention quizzes and more. Click on this link to learn more: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/

Other Resources

RAINN – SafeSport Sexual Assault Helpline

http://www.safesporthelpline.org

National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

http://www.preventtogether.org/

Raliance: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation 

http://www.raliance.org/

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

http://www.missingkids.org/home

In addition to these great resources, your members can always Report a Concern on our website or call us at (720) 531-0340 if they have an immediate concern within their sport.