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NCJ Number: 51117 Find in a Library
Title: RAPE PREVENTION - INFORMATION PACKAGE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Crime Prevention Institute
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 177
Sponsoring Agency: National Crime Prevention Institute
Louisville, KY 40205
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS MANUAL WITH INFORMATION ON HOW TO CONDUCT RAPE PREVENTION PROGRAMS, CONTAINS MATERIAL FROM A WIDE VARIETY OF SOURCES.
Abstract: PRODUCING A SPECIALIZED PROGRAM REQUIRES A HIGH DEGREE OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE AND SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE. THE INFORMATION PACKAGE IS BASED ON THIS PREMISE AND IS INTENDED TO BE AN EDUCATIONAL AND PLANNING TOOL IN RAPE PREVENTION. COMPONENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL RAPE PREVENTION PROGRAM ARE THE ACADEMIC TREATMENT OF ISSUES IN RAPE AND CHILD MOLESTATION, PUBLIC INFORMATION, PROGRAMS SPECIFICALLY RELATED TO RAPE PREVENTION, NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS, AND RESIDENTIAL SECURITY. AN ADDITIONAL COMPONENT OF A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM IS AN EVALUATION MECHANISM, ALTHOUGH THERE APPEARS TO BE NO APPROPRIATE TOOL AVAILABLE IN RAPE PREVENTION MATERIAL REVIEWED IN THE COMPILATION OF THE INFORMATION PACKAGE. THE MANUAL HAS SEVEN SECTIONS AND DEAL WITH THE FOLLOWING: (1) SEXUAL VICTIMS, CHILD RAPE, CRISIS INTERVENTION, INVESTIGATION OF FORCIBLE RAPE, AND INCEST FANTASIES; (2) RAPE PREVENTION THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL CENTER; (3) PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF PUBLIC INFORMATION DEVELOPED BY THE TEXAS CRIME PREVENTION INSTITUTE; (4) ASSERTIVENESS AS A FUNCTION OF RAPE PREVENTION, CHANGING SEX ROLE STEREOTYPES IN PRIMARY RAPE PREVENTION STRATEGIES, AND SELF-PROTECTION FOR WOMEN; (5) BLOCK CLUB ORGANIZERS, ANTICRIME TASK FORCES, WHISTLE STOP, AND MINIGUARD SHRILL ALARMS; (6) A HOME INSPECTION HANDBOOK PREPARED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN TACOMA, WASH.; AND (7) A BIBLIOGRAPHY ON RAPE PREVENTION. (DEP) CAPACITY FOR SENTENCING BY INDIVIDUAL JUDICIAL OFFICERS, AND SENTENCING BY MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRIBUNALS OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENTISTS ARE DISCUSSED AS ALTERNATIVES TO SENTENCING BY SINGLE, UNADVISED JUDICIAL OFFICERS. SUGGESTIONS ARE ALSO OFFERED FOR THE TRAINING OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS IN SENTENCING. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; Procedure manuals; Rape
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