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Transforming Our Culture of Violence

  This training will focus on: Deconstructing our conscious or unconscious culture of violence Future trainings will focus on: Ways to move away from perpetuating that violence and Communicating in a language of a balanced human system This training will benefit first responders, community agency staff members and volunteers, parents, and anyone in  ...

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For More Information

We provide services and information to family members as well as victims of dating violence. Call 272-3467 for help and information. Web links on information for teens There are several sites just for teens that we’ve put on our teen page that are equally informative for parents. For additional information, look at the following sites: SAFESTATE This is  ...

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Date Rape: What You Need to Know

Date Rape is a crime that is rarely reported, yet takes place frequently right here in Nevada County. ONE OUT OF EVERY THREE SEXUAL ASSAULTS THAT WE SEE IS A YOUTH BETWEEN 12 AND 17 YEARS OLD. A sexual act is considered rape if it takes place without consent freely given. No matter what. No matter what the circumstances are, what clothes were worn,  ...

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Talking With Your Teens

Talk With Your Teen – But Listen More Than You Talk When it comes to tough subjects, teens have a hard time talking to their parents. Many teens are protective of their parents’ feelings and don’t want to upset them. And most parents have a hard time listening without reacting, judging, or wanting to tell our teens what to do. We, as  ...

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Sexual Assault Violence That’s Not About Sex

What is sexual assault? Sexual assault is an act in which sex is used as a weapon. Sexual harassment, incest, molestation, indecent exposure, and rape are all examples of sexual assault. They all include unwanted, forced sexual contact, and they are all against the law. What do you mean, it’s not about sex? Sexual assault is about asserting power and  ...

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