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Prevention

Prevention

The Rape Crisis Center offers multiple programs, campaigns, presentations, and curricula designed to raise awareness around and prevent sexual assault, child sexual abuse, human trafficking, and teen dating violence.  Age-appropriate programming is available for young people from elementary school to college. We also provide professional trainings for those who work with children in any capacity, and those who work in the hospitality industry.  Learn more about prevention programs at The Rape Crisis Center, or schedule a program by reaching out to our Prevention and Education staff.

Preparing to teach about Violence Prevention

Preparing to teach about Violence Prevention

This 1.5 – 3 hour training program is designed to assist K-12 School Staff and Administration in effectively preparing to teach Personal Safety and Violence Prevention in accordance with the Department of Education Health Standards. This training focuses on how the entire school community can engage in creating a safer space for students while teaching the prevention of sexual violence in all of its forms.  Attendees will develop an understanding of the different forms of sexual violence, how it impacts students and learning, and how to create trauma-informed spaces.  This…

Care for Kids

Care for Kids

The target audience for Care for Kids are students in Pre-K – 2nd Grade. Each module lasts 30 minutes. Care for Kids is a developmentally targeted, trauma-informed abuse prevention program for pre-school and elementary school communities.  The program focuses on building children’s healthy relationship skills through a series of six multi-modal and experiential lessons.  The curriculum teaches children protective factors such as self-esteem, identifying and expressing emotions and anatomically correct terms for body parts.  Lessons include: Asking for Help, Feelings, Understanding our Bodies, Babies, Asking for Permission, Conclusions The program…

The Enough Abuse Campaign: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

The Enough Abuse Campaign: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program

The Enough Abuse Campaign aims to engage adults in addressing child sexual abuse as the public health crisis that it is. Through training, education, policy change, and cultural shift, Enough Abuse works to end child sexual abuse in our communities. This is aimed at adults, including Parents, Youth-Serving Organization staff, the Medical Community, School staff, Clergy and the Faith Community, and others. The program can be delivered in 90 minutes – 3 hours. Presentations are free and timing is flexible and can be offered at the convenience of the audience.…

Child Assault Prevention Program (CAP)

Child Assault Prevention Program (CAP)

This program is offered in elementary schools with a target audience of 1st-3rd Graders. The program lasts approximately 90 minutes. This interactive workshop includes teaching children their rights to be safe from all harm.  Students learn empowerment skills to protect themselves from bullies and other abusers, and are taught ways to keep themselves safe from strangers, including those on the internet. We help children recognize tactics that abusers use to trick kids into victimization (which includes people they know and/or love), and discuss safe, healthy body boundaries which include the…

We Care Elementary

We Care Elementary

The intended audience for the program is students in 3rd-6th Grades. Each module is 30 minutes in length. We Care Elementary is a developmentally targeted, trauma-informed sexual abuse prevention program for elementary school communities.  We Care Elementary focuses on building children’s healthy relationship skills through multimodal, highly experiential lessons.  The program focuses on different topics at each grade level that address the risk and protective factors related to victimization and perpetration. 3rd Grade: Communicating and Understanding Feelings 4th Grade: Understanding Personal Boundaries 5th Grade: Recognizing Boundaries in Others 6th Grade:…

Stay S.A.F.E. (Sex Assault Free Environments) and SAint (Sexual Assault Intervention)

Stay S.A.F.E. (Sex Assault Free Environments) and SAint (Sexual Assault Intervention)

The Rape Crisis Center has partnered with the LVMPD Crime Prevention Specialists to offer training for security, food and beverage, and other hospitality professionals on how to recognize predatory behavior and vulnerable individuals in club, hotel and casino environments, and intervene to prevent sexual violence before it happens. These trainings are provided at flexible times to be available to professionals working any shift. Learn how you can distract, delegate and direct situations to keep people safe. Contact Lisa M. at lisam@rcclv.org for more information or to set up a presentation…

RCC’s Response to COVID-19 Crisis

RCC’s Response to COVID-19 Crisis

At this challenging time, The Rape Crisis Center is fully dedicated to our mission to serve the community – all those impacted by sexual violence and exploitation. Therefore, we are maintaining our 24/7 crisis response, advocacy, and counseling services, including small group support as possible, during the current situation.  Our offices are open for regular business and our hotline is always available at  702-366-1640. We are being responsive and responsible to the social distancing and hygiene concerns of the current crisis by eliminating non-essential gatherings and meetings, maintaining safe environments, and…

YourSPACE Middle School

YourSPACE Middle School

The intended audience for this program is 8th Grade students. The program includes 5 – 50 minute class sessions. The YourSPACE Program focuses on educating and empowering youth to understand and recognize the hallmarks of healthy relationships to prevent victimization and perpetration, and how to serve as active bystanders to safely intervene in cases of potential violence.  The program is age appropriate, gender inclusive, and does not include elements of sexual education.  The program includes modules on: Social Norms and Objectification, Health and Unhealthy Relationships, Emotional Intelligence, Sexual Harassment and…

YourSPACE High School

YourSPACE High School

The target audience for this program is students in 9th-12th grade. This program occurs over the course of four-five 50 minute classes (5th class is optional). The YourSPACE Program focuses on educating and empowering youth to understand and recognize the hallmarks of healthy relationships, and give them an understanding to help prevent victimization and perpetration, and how to safely intervene in cases of potential violence.  The program is age appropriate, gender inclusive, and does not discuss the same elements of sexual education.  Topics for the program include: Equality = Nonviolence,…

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