Sexual abuse

Innovations

Weekly Text Messaging Service Enhances Access to Local Clinics and Accurate Information on Sexual Health for Teens and Young Adults 03/06/11

A statewide text messaging service (known as “Hookup”) provides weekly sexual health tips and connects high-risk teens and young adults in California to locally available sexual and reproductive...

Nurse-Led Home Visits, Group Counseling Reduce Risky Behaviors and Sexually Transmitted Infections, Improve Family/School Connectedness and Grades Among Sexually Exploited Runaway Girls 10/28/09

The Minnesota Runaway Intervention Program is a nurse-led initiative to help sexually assaulted or exploited runaway girls reconnect to family, school, and health care resources. Through a...

Family Violence Prevention Program Significantly Improves Ability to Identify and Facilitate Treatment for Patients Affected by Domestic Violence 10/02/08

Kaiser Permanente Northern California's Family Violence Prevention Program seeks to improve the identification, prevention, and intervention for domestic violence by treating it as a serious...

Child Abuse Experts Provide Videoconference-Enabled Consultations to Providers in Remote Emergency Departments and Clinics, Leading to More Accurate Diagnosis 02/25/08

Physicians and nurse practitioners at the Child and Adolescent Abuse Resource and Evaluation (CAARE) Center at the University of California at Davis Children's Hospital provide 24-hour child abuse...

Multifaceted Program Helps Pediatricians Screen for Maternal Depression and Assess Infant Crying and Toilet Training, Enhancing Their Ability To Prevent, Identify, and Address Cases of Potential Child Abuse 02/08/08

Pediatric primary care practices implemented a multifaceted child abuse and neglect identification and prevention program called Practicing Safety that involves screening, provision of enhanced “...

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REALtalkDC 04/14/11

The REALtalkDC campaign is geared towards young people in the District of Columbia (DC). The campaign reaches youth by providing sexual health information online and through a text messaging service that allows users to text “REALtalk” to 61827...

National Sexual Violence Resource Center: General Resources 12/17/07

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) collects information and resources to assist those working to end sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach, and responses.

NSVRC resources include:

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