TAASA’s prevention team is dedicated to helping SAPCS-Federal RPE grantees design, implement, and evaluate effective prevention programming. We have included several resources below that explain the theory and core concepts behind sexual violence primary prevention.
TAASA’s prevention team provides support to prevention workers through email, phone calls, and in-person meetings regarding a wide range of prevention-related topics including program planning, curriculum development, engaging communities in prevention efforts, program evaluation, and facilitating effective educational sessions. To request support from the prevention team, please complete the Primary Prevention Request for Assistance Form.
TAASA’s prevention team also provides a wide range of prevention-related trainings to SAPCS-Federal RPE grantees, their community partners, professionals engaging in prevention efforts, and, in some cases, youth.
To see a list of the team’s trainings or to request training, refer to the Training form at the end of this page.
Primary Prevention Resources
- FAQ_A Primary Prevention Approach Plan Amendment
- Preventing Sexual Violence in Texas: A Primary Prevention Outcome Toolkit
- Preventing Sexual Violence in Texas: A Primary Prevention Outcome Toolkit Forms
- Preventing Sexual Violence in Texas: A Primary Prevention Approach (Plan) Amendment
- Code of Federal Regulations 200.442 – Fundraising
- CDC Implementation of Anti-Lobbying Restrictions – June 2012
- Tools for Change: Primary Prevention of Sexual Assault
- Tools for Change: A Guide to Primary Prevention Implementation
- Activity Based Assessment Toolkit: Integrating Evaluation into Prevention Curricula
- Engaging Volunteers in Primary Prevention
- Engaging Communities in Sexual Violence Prevention
- Focus Group and Interview Guide
- Strategy Selection Workbook
Sexual Violence Prevention Training
TAASA’s prevention team is available to provide training on a wide variety of prevention-related topics. Below is a list of categories of training we provide as well as a few examples of topics that might be covered within each category. This list is by no means exhaustive. TAASA prevention trainings are interactive and are designed to meet the needs of the specific audience we are working with. If you don’t see a sexual violence primary prevention training topic you are interested in listed below, please don’t hesitate to complete the Primary Prevention Request for Assistance Form and someone from TAASA’s prevention team will follow up with you.
Prevention 101 training covers the key concepts and theory behind a primary prevention approach to ending sexual violence. Topics might include the risk and protective factors for sexual violence, public health theory, or the key components of successful prevention programming.
Privilege and Oppression trainings offer an opportunity to dig deeper into the social inequities that contribute to an environment where sexual violence is more likely to occur. Training topics include sexism, racism, homophobia, and the ways that the intersections between these forms of oppression contribute to violence.
Prevention Skill-Building trainings provide participants with the wide variety of skills needed to design, implement, and evaluate successful prevention programming. Topics include facilitation skills, program and curriculum development, various evaluation strategies, prevention policy efforts, and many others. Contact the prevention team for more information.
Community Engagement trainings provide participants with the skills to involve various constituencies in their communities in their prevention efforts. Topics might include building successful coalitions, utilizing volunteers in prevention programming, or community mobilization strategies.