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STARRSA Active Psychoeducation (AP) Manual

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Robert Prentky, Ph.D.; Mary Koss, Ph.D.
Date Published
August 2017
283 pages

This is the Active Psychoeducation Program Manual for the Science-based Treatment, Accountability, and Risk Reduction for Sexual Assault (STARRSA) Program.


This is a draft of the Manual developed for facilitators who are retained to work with students who are found to be responsible for sexual misconduct by Title IX officers as part of a student conduct sanction and referred for active psychological (AP) education. This is a pilot version of the Manual and may undergo multiple revisions over the next year, following the feedback received from the pilot sites and facilitators. The Manual first presents an overview of the STARRSA Program, including its mission and a summary of program philosophy. A section on Program Participants and Diversity addresses race/ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, and sexual orientation, as well as fraternities and athletes. The major section of the Manual is an overview of STARRSA and its 10 modules. Appendices contain guidance for administrators in various materials and activities related to the modules.

Date Published: August 1, 2017