Prevention in Action: Exploring Prevention Initiatives and Current Practices

  • Candice ChristiansenEmail author
  • Meg Martinez-Dettamanti
Part of the Sexual Crime book series (SEXCR)


In this chapter, Christiansen and Martinez-Dettamanti compliment the previous chapter by providing an applied overview of actual prevention work and practices over the years. This includes the history and development of well-known prevention initiatives to date, such as Prevention Project Dunkelfeld and the Stop It Now! campaign. These initiatives encompass prevention education, clinical and crisis interventions, support groups, and online forums for individuals with risky or problematic sexual behaviour. Along with this, an introduction to and history of the non-offending paedophile population is provided. The development of organisations and communities available to support such individuals, both online and in person, is also explored.


Prevention Paedophile Anti-contact MAPs Counselling Initiatives 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Prevention Project™Salt Lake CityUSA

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