Planned Parenthood

Southwest Ohio Region


Rape Education & Awareness Development for Youth


What is READY?

READY (Rape Education & Awareness Development for Youth) is a 5-session sexual assault prevention education program designed for middle and high school-aged youth.

Sexual violence can have harmful and lasting consequences for victims, families and communities. The READY program empowers youth to recognize healthy, age-appropriate behaviors and avoid unhealthy and dangerous relationships that could result in sexual assault.  The READY program will promote knowledge and teach skills that lead to the promotion of healthy lifestyles.  

Sessions include information on:

  • sexual assault law
  • healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
  • dating violence
  • internet safety
  • media awareness

Want to schedule a program?

To schedule a program contact our health educator at 937-528-4662 oremail us.

READY can be delivered in schools, juvenile detention facilities and in community organizations.

Funding provided by the Violence Against Women Act, Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rape Prevention and Education Grant, through the Ohio Department of Health.

Additional Resources

For more information on dating and intimate partner violence prevention, please visit the following sites:

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