Reinventing Our Messages: Promoting Action for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

The way we talk about social problems affects how people understand their causes and solutions. Each of us has beliefs and values we use to help us decide the meaning of messages received. Intentional framing is needed to understand complex issues and build support for programs and policies. Research and analysis have shown Prevent Child abuse Kentucky there is work to do in how we frame child sexual abuse and its prevention. We want our messages to promote action and move individuals to intervention and prevention. This workshop will summarize the work already completed around reframing child sexual abuse in Kentucky, as well as the importance of adequate message frames moving forward. Participants will leave with understanding of proper framing for difficult topics, and the tools to create new appropriate messages for difficult social issues, specifically child sexual abuse.