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WCASA is Wisconsin's only state-wide coalition dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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        Our Mission

        The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault creates the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 


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        Prevention

        Best Practices 

         

        Bystander Intervention

        • Green Dot ProgramOriginally created at University of Kentucky, Green Dot has quickly grown to be a nationally recognized bystander intervention program.
        • StepUP ProgramUniversity of Arizona based program focused on college campuses with an emphasis on college athletes.                                
        • Bringing in the Bystander: Identified as a promising practice at reducing sexual violence prepetration on campus. Developed by the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire. Designed to be presented as a 90-minute program or more comprehensively in a program totaling 4.5 hours.

          

         Healthy Relationships

        • Safe Dates: A curriculum for grades 6–12 from Respect WORKS!  Identified as an effective program in research to reduce sexual violence perpetration.
        • Expect Respect: School-based program for teen dating violence prevention.
        • Safe-T: Curriculum for youth from Prevent Child Abuse Vermont.

         

         Healthy Sexuality

        • FLASH: A curricula out of Washington’s Public Health service.
        • It’s All One: Published by the Population Council | a curriculum aimed mainly at confronting HIV/Aids but it takes a well-rounded approach - viewing HIV prevention as a human rights education issue. The curriculum is in two “books” which can be downloaded as PDF’s - free!
        • Our Whole Lives: A series of curricula covering the lifespan produced by the Unitarian Universalist Association.
        • Sexual Ethics for a Caring Society: Combining sex ed, health, philosophy and critical thinking; readings and resources; how does democracy intersect with consent? Discuss ...
        • "She did WHAT?" "He said WHAT?" How to respond to the sexual behaviors of children: A training for early childhood educators who work with children ages 0 to 5. The program aims to teach a model for responding to sexual behaviors to promote healthy child development and prevent child sexual sexual abuse.  Available in English & Spanish. Click on the link under "Download" and fill out a brief form to access all materials for free.

          

        Child Sexual Abuse

          

         Youth / Teens / Harassment & Bullying

          

         Culturally Specific Programs

        • Straightlaced: How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up – film and accompanying curriculum guide (sold as package; curriculum excerpts available).

          

         Men’s Work

        • Coaching Boys Into Men: Playbook and materials that equip coaches with tools to help their young athletes build respectful, non-violent relationships. Identified as a promising practice for sexual violence perpetration prevention.

         

        Additional Resources & Registries

        • Sexual Violence Prevention Curricula GuideList of sexual violence prevention curricula by topic, title, description, target audience, availability, and empircal support. Provided by the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs. Includes many resources listed on this page.                                                                                                        
        • CrimeSolutions.govRegistry of programs and practices to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. Researched programs are rated as effective, promosing, or with no effects.                                                                                                  
        • World Health Organization Violence Prevention Evidence BaseLocation to access research abstracts and publications on violence prevention.
        • Blueprints for Healthy Youth DevelopmentRegistry of evidence-based positive youth development programs designed to promote the health and well-being of children and teens.
        • SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based ProgramsRegistry of mental health and substance abuse interventions, including the option to search for programs which address violence-related outcomes.

         

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          2017 Calendar

          Regional TA Info/Trainings

          Webinars

          Film Screenings
          Statewide Events

           

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          > September 26: SART Foundations & Case Reviews, Marshfield

          > October 6, 9 & 10: 'I Am Evidence' Film Screening (part of the Milwaukee Film Festival), Milwaukee

          > October 10 (10:00am):
          Policies and Practices for Addressing Sex Trafficking of Youth in Wisconsin (webinar)

          > October 10 (4:00pm): WCASA Film Series: 'Rape on the Reservation', Madison

          > November 7 (4:00pm): WCASA Film Series: 'The Invisible War', Madison

          > November 7: Voices of Men Community Breakfast, Appleton

          > December 5-8: Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School, Madison

           

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          > November 10, 
          WCASA Annual Meeting
          WCASA Office, Madison

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