PRESENTED BY: Associate Professor Moira Carmody, Sexual Assault Counsellor and Co-ordinator, Community Educator, Policy Advisor, Academic Researcher and EducatorCentre for Educational Research – University of Western Sydney
The prevention of intimate violence is a complex task. Education is one strategy of a multi-layered approach. This presentation explored the work Assoc. Prof. Moira Carmody has been doing with young people since the late 1990s, to find alternative ways to prevent sexual assault, pressured and coerced sex. Moira discussed the origins of the Sex+ Ethics Violence Prevention Education Program and the research that underpins its development, implementation and evaluation. The program was outlined and the response to date of young people from Queensland, NSW and New Zealand.