Examines the prevalence of nonconsensual sexual experiences in dating situations among incoming female college students. Relationship of history of child abuse to nonconsensual sex; Need for education and prevention programs; Implications for counseling
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Journal of Counseling Development
This article discusses the need for education and prevention programs to target younger audiences (secondary school age) and to revise the counseling needs for college-age victims. The objective of the author's research is to profile pre-college women's history of consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences. They also examine the occurrence of child sexual abuse and consensual sexuality activity as potential risk factors for sexual victimization in dating. Implications for counselors are discussed.
Adolescent/High School, Prevalence, Risk