Preventing and Addressing Sexual Violence Against Children: Global to Local Strategies of the ISPA

Presented by: William (Bill) Pfohl, President, International School Psychology Association
Presented at: 3rd International CRE Summit
Date of Session: March 27, 2010

Session Description: Sexual abuse statistics vary between countries and reports, but are consistently alarming: One country’s research indicates that up to 36% of girls and 29% of boys have suffered child sexual abuse; another study reveals up to 46% of girls and 20% of boys have experienced sexual coercion (The 57th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights). In this portion of a panel presention lead by Jimmie Briggs, Bill Pfohl explains the approach to prevention and intervention taken by the International School Psychology Association (ISPA).