Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

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Meeting Notes and Resource Guide




Purpose of The Task Force
on the Prevention of
Sexual Abuse of Children



The purpose of the Nevada Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children is to identify and implement strategies, goals, and recommendations for preventing child sexual abuse in Nevada. The task forces is open it any person, agency, or organization that would like to work toward eliminating child sexual abuse in Nevada.

The full task force is currently scheduled to meet on a quarterly basis. In an effort to be more efficient and effective, the task force also has 4 subgroups that will meet more frequently. Each subgroup is described below.

Current Task Force Work: Subgroups

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  • Curriculum Standards: This subgroup is tasked with reviewing current curriculum standards and make recommendations to amend or add to include Child Sexual Abuse Prevention.

  • Evidence-Based Practices: This subgroup is tasked with researching evidence based programs to be incorporated into community efforts to prevent child sexual abuse.

  • Other Recommendations: This subgroup is tasked with examining the remaining recommendations listed in the 2014 Task Force Report that can be found here.

  • Community Clearinghouse: This subgroup is tasked with networking with other stakeholders, organizations and individuals in the community that have any relationship to dealing with child sexual abuse in any form.
  • History and Background of The Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children

    The Nevada Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children was created within the Division of Child and Family Services during the 77th (2013) Legislative Session and signed into law by Governor Brian Sandoval. The task force served to identify strategies, goals, and recommendations for preventing child sexual abuse in Nevada.

    The Task Force is no longer a legislative mandate, but organizations throughout the state of Nevada expressed the wish that the Task Force reconvene to address the issue of child sexual abuse prevention in Nevada. The Task Force will continue to provide strategies, goals and recommendations in order to keep children in Nevada safe from the scourge of child sexual abuse.

    Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children: Events Calendar

    Additional Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Resources

    2014 Task Force Report

    In the original construction of the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children, the Task Force created an official report on the state of Nevada's current prevention efforts regarding the issue of child sexual abuse. The report also includes numerous recommendations for improving prevention and treatment efforts in Nevada for those affected by child sexual abuse. The full report can be found here:
    Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children 2014 Report

    Statewide Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Opinion Poll

    In 2015, the Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy commissioned a phone survey throughout the state of Nevada to gauge trends in perceptions on topics of child abuse and neglect prevention. The purpose of conducting this survey was to compare any changes over time on the public's perception of the ability to prevent child abuse and neglect, and specifically the preventability of child sexual abuse. Results of the statewide opinion poll can be found here:
    2015 Nevada Opinion Poll Quick Facts

    Senate Bill No. 394- Original Language of the bill that mandated that child sexual abuse prevention curriculum be implemented in schools in Nevada.

    The Enough Abuse Campaign- Current Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program in Nevada.

    National Sexual Violence Resource Center- An unique collection of relevant and timely resources on sexual violence, prevention, and related topics.

    Upcoming Task Force Meetings:

    Call-in Option ONLY:
    Number: (641) 715-3273
    Conference Code: 3463157
    Access code: 141093#

    Full Task Force Meetings:
    Panel Discussion: January 24, 2017 @ 10am

    Subgroup Meetings:

    Curriculum Standards Subgroup Meeting:
    Meeting Date: TBD
    Conference call: (641) 715-3273


    Evidence-Based Subgroup Meeting:
    This subgroup has met its original purpose!
    There will not be any more meetings
    until further notice.

    Other Recommendations Subgroup Meeting:
    Meeting Date: TBD
    Conference call: (641) 715-3273
    Access code: 141093#

    Community Clearinghouse Subgroup Meeting:
    Meeting Date: TBD
    Conference call: (641) 715-3273
    Access code: 141093#



    Important Information about Task Force Meetings and Additional Resources:

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    For More Information, Contact:
    csaptaskforce@unlv.edu
    (702) 895-5053


































    Members of the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse
    of Children are dedicated to ensuring that each child in
    Nevada is able to have a happy, healthy, and safe childhood.


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