Valley Trauma Center

Education & Prevention Programs

Strength United is dedicated to building peaceful and healthy relationships between individuals and families, and within communities. To this end, we are committed to ending all forms of violence wherever, whenever and with whomever it occurs and providing resources for Violence Prevention Programs and Interventions.

Current Violence Prevention Programs:

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

A program for professionals, parents and community providing:

  • Outreach to communities, schools and agencies
  • Education about the signs of child sexual abuse
  • Guidelines for addressing sexual issues and preventing abuse
  • Steps for helping your abused child

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A peer education program in rape prevention conducted in collaboration with the Counseling Center at California State University, Northridge, which:

  • Recruits students to serve as peer educators
  • Educates students about rape and sexual assault
  • Addresses the social and psychological culture of rape
  • Provides training in conducting educational presentations to prevent rape
  • Implements educational programs to university, college and high school audiences
  • Organizes campus activities to highlight sexual assault prevention