Sexual Assault

Human Trafficking


CSSRC Resources

  • UpdatedChild Sexual Abuse and Assault Prevention Resource Guide (Compiled by CSSRC)

    • This resource is offered to satisfy legal mandates and community interest in implementing sexual abuse and assault prevention programs. This information was compiled by the Colorado School Safety Resource Center in May 2020, and may be subject to change.
    • The CSSRC Resource Guide has evidence-based and best practice body safety programming, trafficking prevention, and other general resources

  • Claire Davis Act (CDA)

    • Claire Davis Act (CDA)Implications of the Claire Davis Act (CDA)

    • CSSRC analysis of the CDA, including Felony Sexual Assault as a trigger of liability under the Act, and other resources.

  • Informed Supervision for Schools Online Course

    • CSSRC provides no-cost online trainings through Co.Train.org. These trainings allow individuals, regardless of their location, to participate in training opportunities through computers or devices with an internet connection. This course is designed to provide school staff with a guide for working with juveniles who have committed sexually offending behavior. This course includes an explanation for when and why informed supervision is required, the school's responsibility, the qualifications of informed supervisors, and how to create a safety plan.

Informed Supervision for Schools
  • NEW -- Informed Supervision for Schools

    • Sign in or create a new account at www.co.train.org (Will open in a new tab)

    • Released: July 2019 Search for the course on CO.TRAIN using the Course ID 1086108 or Informed Supervision for Schools

    • Plan for about 1 hour to complete the course and review resources.

    • This course is designed to provide school staff with a guide for working with juveniles who have committed sexually offending behavior.

    • This course includes an explanation for when and why informed supervision is required, the school's responsibility, the qualifications of informed supervisors, and how to create a safety plan.

      • After completing this course, you will be able to:

      • The responsibilities of schools when a student has sexually offended.

      • The qualifications of informed supervisors.

      • The creation of an effective Safety Plan.

    • A printable certificate of completion will be available upon completing the course. Be sure to complete all interactivity on each page. The course will not allow you to advance prior to completing every interactive element.

    • We appreciate your feedback! After completing the course, please take a few moments to complete the suggested review on co.train.org

Trafficking (Human/Labor)

  • Child Sexual Abuse and Assault Prevention Resource Guide PDF (Compiled by CSSRC)

  • This resource is offered to satisfy legal mandates and community interest in implementing sexual abuse and assault prevention programs

  • This information was compiled by the Colorado School Safety Resource Center in June 2017 and may be subject to change.

  • Trends in Child Maltreatment, 2015 

  • Crimes Against Children Research Center

    • Child maltreatment includes all types of abuse and neglect of a child under the age of 18 by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a custodial role (e.g. clergy, coach, teacher).

    • There are four common types of abuse:

      • Physical Abuse

      • Sexual Abuse

      • Emotional Abuse

      • Neglect

  • CDC's research and programs work to understand the problem of child maltreatment and prevent it before it begins.


General Sexual Assault Information

Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)

  • ATIXA membership is an investment in professional excellence. It signals a commitment to best practices for advancing gender equity within schools and colleges. ATIXA's reach comprises thousands of Title IX professionals nationwide. These professionals collaborate with ATIXA's expert consultants to provide the support and resources needed to resolve Title IX compliance challenges.

  • Mandatory Reporters: A Policy for Faculty and Professional Staff - Publish Sept. 2013
    • This document is intended to outline the College's policy regarding mandated reporting of concerning behaviors, discrimination, harassment and crimes by employees. It explains briefly the meaning and purpose of mandatory reporters, outlines the legal context, and articulates a straightforward set of guidelines for all employees to follow. ATIXA provides a professional association for school and college Title IX Coordinators and administrators who are interested in serving their districts and campuses more effectively. Since 1972, Title IX has proved to be an increasingly powerful leveling tool, helping to advance gender equity in schools and colleges.

Campus Advocacy & Prevention Professionals Association

  • Addressing Alcohol's Role in Campus Sexual Assault (2018)

    • Courtesy of the Campus Advocacy & Prevention Professionals Association. This resource integrates research and practice evidence to help institutions of higher education design alcohol and sexual assault prevention programming uniquely tailored to their campuses.

Colorado Department of Public Safety

Children's Safety Network

  • Child Maltreatment Prevention 2020 Resource Guide

    • In May of 2020, the Children's Safety Network compiled a resource guide for the prevention of child abuse. It contains current policies and laws, as well as organizations and programs dedicated to the prevention of abuse. This short guide is a treasure for social workers and child serving agencies looking for resources, definitions, data, and tools Child Maltreatment Prevention 2020 Resource Guide (PDF - 356KB | Children Safety Network)

Cyberbullying Research Center

  • This website serves as a clearinghouse of information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology. It is intended to be a resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counselors, and others who work with youth (as well as for youth themselves!). Here you will find facts, figures, and detailed stories from those who have been directly impacted by online aggression. In addition, the site includes numerous resources to help you prevent and respond to cyberbullying incidents. All of the information on this site is informed by over fifteen years of research. (From the website.)

Colorado Legislation on Sexting

  • Sexting Fact Sheet - 2017
    • Prior to the enactment of this law, prosecutors' only option for charging teen sexting behavior (even among consenting friends) was felony exploitation of a child. The new law, which applies to behavior on or after January 1, 2018, is a tiered approach which separates abusive forms of sexting (such as malicious distribution) from consensual electronic exchange of explicit images.

Crimes against Children Research Center

Juveniles Who Have Committed Sexually Abusive/Offending Behavior

  • Created by the Department of Public Safety and the Colorado Department of Education in collaboration with school districts and law enforcement and human services agencies, the Guide is designed to provide information to school administrators, teachers, and other staff regarding the supervision of juveniles who have committed sexual offenses. The document provides best practice guidelines related to the responsibilities of the school administration in developing a safe and inclusive environment and school community.

  • Reference Guide for School Personnel Concerning Juveniles Who Have Committed Sexually Abusive and Offending Behavior.(PDF - 912KB | Created by CDPS & CDE)

Know Your IX

  • Founded in 2013, Know Your IX is a survivor- and youth-led organization that aims to empower students to end sexual and dating violence in their schools. Founded in 2013, Know Your IX is a survivor- and youth-led project of Advocates for Youth that aims to empower students to end sexual and dating violence in their schools. We envision a world in which all students can pursue their civil right to educations free from violence and harassment.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

SB15-020

  • Creating Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Specialist Position in the CSSRC.

Stalking (Included in Clery and Title IX requirements)

Teen Dating Violence

  • Teen Sexual Assault Resources

    • How common is teen sexual assault? What constitutes consent? What exactly is coercion? What role do drugs and the Internet play in sexual assault? How can teens stay safe? What to do if your teen is assaulted? For answers to these questions and much more, follow the link to Select NCTSN Resources Related to Teen Sexual Assault. This 3-page list of fact sheets and webinars offers information and tips for professionals, parents, and teens related to teen sexual assault, acquaintance rape, sexual abuse, and child traumatic stress.

  • Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)

    • CCASA) was founded in 1984 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit to be the collective voice of rape crisis advocates across the state of Colorado. CCASA provides leadership, advocacy, and support to address and prevent sexual violence. As a statewide coalition, CCASA supports its members, partners, and the broader community through technical assistance, training, information and referrals, educational materials, statewide systems change, and public policy education and advocacy.

  • Loveisrespect

    • Loveisrespect's purpose is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. They have highly-trained advocates to offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Justice

  • Data on Juveniles Who Commit Sexual Offenses

    • The purpose of OJJDP's Crimes Against Children Series is to improve and expand the Nation's efforts to better serve child victims by presenting the latest information about child victimization, including analyses of crime victimization statistics, studies of child victims and their special needs, and descriptions of programs and approaches that address these needs.

  • Stalking Awareness

    • Stalking Awareness special feature with information and resources about stalking. Stalkers vary considerably in the types and frequency of stalking tactics, but in most instances, the stalker is a current or former intimate partner. Physical surveillance is often the most frequently cited tactic, followed by phone calls, and then by other unwanted contact. Most offenders use multiple means of approach and exploit a variety of technology. Often these technologies are used without the victim's awareness

 

 

 All Resource Index          |          Human Trafficking          |        Scroll-to-Top


Web Link Disclaimer: The Colorado School Safety Resource Center (CSSRC) provides links from this site to external websites because of their potential interest or usefulness to the safe and positive school environment, an education community or the general public. It attempts to monitor such sites on a regular basis. However, the CSSRC cannot be responsible for the content of any site external to its own. Further, by linking to other sites, the CSSRC is not endorsing any particular product, practice, service, provider or institution, nor does it necessarily endorse views expressed or facts presented on these sites. In addition, neither the CSSRC nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information linked to from this site.