GREENWOOD, S.C. (WSPA) — Past Abuse is utilizing a web based survey to assist form its subsequent group educating endeavor. The nameless, 15-minute survey goals to gauge Greenwoodians’ information on sexual assault, sexual violence, inebriated intercourse and on-line courting security to pinpoint the place the group most lacks data. Past Abuse says it can then work with Lander College to supply schooling in areas survey respondents lack probably the most information.
The survey is meant solely for individuals who dwell inside Greenwood County. You will discover the survey here.
“As soon as we collect that knowledge… then, I can work out the place to go, so far as formulating the plans and the trainings to forestall that,” Prevention Specialist Claire Wieters mentioned.
Greenwood Police report fielding at the very least 40 sex-crime calls in 2019 and in 2020. Specialists say these crimes are inclined to occur to kids; nevertheless, any sufferer of a intercourse crime can expertise ranges of trauma, guilt and worry.
“Our detectives can let you know that the individuals they converse to say, ‘I most likely did this to trigger this,’” Officer Jonathan Hyperlink mentioned. “No. It’s not your fault the opposite particular person didn’t have respect in your privateness or character. That’s what precipitated the issue.”