Speaking Up: Breaking the Silence on Sexual Violence

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This presentation examines the impacts of sexual violence and outlines protective factors to help prevent it. 

Course Objectives

  • Describe sexual violence and its impact
  • Understand confidential resources and reporting options
  • Describe protective factors for perpetration

Resource Videos 

Video 1: What is Sexual Violence?

Institutional Resources

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

UTHealth Student Health and Counseling Services 713-500-5171
UTHealth Crisis Hotline: IM UT 713-500-4688
Workplace Violence 713-792-7867
(STOP/2-STOP)
UTHealth Employee Assistance Programs 713-500-3327
MD Anderson Employee Assistance Program 713-745-6901
UTHealth Title IX Office 713-500-3131
MD Anderson Title IX Office 713-745-6947

Additional Resources

Houston Area Women’s Center 713-528-2121
Houston Area Women’s Center, Rape Crisis Hotline 713-528-7273
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) 877-739-3895
Domestic Violence Hotline 713-528-2121
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Aid to the Victims of Domestic Violence (AVDA) 713-224-9911
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) 303-839-1852

Helpful Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Violence Prevention website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Sexual Violence Prevention website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Preventing Sexual Violence

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: STOP SV Before it Starts: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence

The University of Texas at Austin Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault