Joan Tabachnick brings nearly 30 years of experience to her work in nonprofit and social change organizations. For the past 20 years she has worked in the field of sexual abuse prevention with a special focus on preventing the perpetration of child sexual abuse. Her most recent work is an NSVRC publication “Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention” and is in the process of creating an online course of the same name. She has been recognized as an expert through her publications in peer reviewed journals, award winning public service announcements and public information materials, invitations to participate on national expert panels and frequent requests for expert content advice with media outlets and film.

Joan holds an MPPM from the Yale School of Organization and Management. Her unique background blends expertise in management, strategic planning, public dialogue, and social marketing. Over her career she has designed programs and products for children’s and women’s issues in local, regional, national and international settings.

Her most fun work included having the chance to meet Kevin Bacon and Kera Sedgewick, stars in the film, The Woodsman.

Recent works by Joan:
A REASONED APPROACH:
RESHAPING SEX OFFENDER POLICY
TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
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(Joan Tabachnick & Alisa Klein, 2011)

ENGAGING BYSTANDERS
IN SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION

(Joan Tabachnick, 2008, 2009)
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