Publication Date

2005

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Counselor Education

Abstract

Peer sexual harassment in schools was discussed. Statistics about sexual harassment, the meaning of sexual harassment, laws about sexual harassment, and impacts that sexual harassment has on students was discussed. A program developed for eighth grade students was discussed, and evaluated. The students that participated in the program showed a knowledge increase of 38% on what sexual harassment means as well as a 53% increase on being able to name four different forms of sexual harassment. The author also found that education on sexual harassment was well taken with students rising awareness of knowing what to do if sexual harassment happened to them by 23%.

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