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NCJ Number: 120807 Find in a Library
Title: Top Secret: Sexual Assault Information for Teenagers Only
Author(s): J J Fay; B J Flerchinger
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 32
Sponsoring Agency: King Cty Rape Relief
Renton, WA 98055
Publication Number: ISBN 0-941953-10-6
Sale Source: King Cty Rape Relief
1025 South 3rd Street
Renton, WA 98055
United States of America
Type: Youth-Oriented Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Teenagers who have been sexually abused are the target of this educational booklet which covers rape by strangers, sexual offenders, acquaintance rape, sexual exploitation, and incest.
Abstract: Using a format intended to appeal to teenagers, the booklet contains case histories, answers to questions frequently asked by teenagers about sexual relationships and rape, and several quizzes designed to assess knowledge and perceptions of teenagers regarding sexual abuse and rape. The booklet also offers information on who is a sexual offender, why rape is committed, self-protection measures, sexual relationships, teenager support for friends, what to do after a sexual assault, medical examinations, reporting sexual abuse to the police, and the use of rape crisis centers. Illustrations.
Main Term(s): Sexually abused adolescents
Index Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse; Crime prevention education; Rape prevention programs
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