The Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse “CPCSA” is an Albuquerque, NM based 501(c)3 nonprofit status through fiscal sponsorship agency, Capacity Builders, Inc. Our mission is to end child sexual abuse through preventative education for parents and guardians of young children. According to the Crimes Against Children Research Center, 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse. Sexual abusers are more likely to be people we know., and could well be people we care about; more than 8 out of 10 children who are sexually abused know their abuser. We provide seminars … Continue reading “About the Coalition To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse” →
Offenders: According to the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) 93% do not reoffend with proper treatment. Common Myths Sex offenders never change All youth who are sex offenders have been sexually abused Only boys cause sexual harm If the child is young it’s usually not problematic Hard Facts According to the Crimes Against Children Research Center, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse. Sexual abusers are more likely to be people we know, and could well be people we care about; more than 8 out of 10 children who … Continue reading “93% of youth offenders do not reoffend with proper treatment” →
Neesha Arter illustrates the jarring reality of recovery from an eating disorder, which was precipitated by being raped at 14, an event initially denied by her conservative family. Neesha’s story identifies the cause of anorexia, and presents it as the central focus. CONTROLLED shows us the disheartening attempts made to persuade an otherwise normal teenage girl that she was not raped, and the subsequent demand by her parents to involve her in a legal case against her will. Go to Amazon.com to purchase.
As a teen, you make important decisions about what or if any sexual activity is right for you. Agreeing to sexual activity with someone (saying “yes”, or giving “consent”) means that you have freely decided to engage in that activity. However, if you are pressured emotionally or physically, or if you go along with it because you don’t feel that you have a choice or because you don’t know how to get out of a situation (“coercion”), you are not giving consent. Any sexual contact that you don’t consent to is sexual assault. What’s the difference between sexual assault and … Continue reading “Sexual Assault/Abuse Prevention for Teens” →
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