Sexual assault knowledge among deaf and hard of hearing college students
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Describe inequities between Deaf/Hard of Hearing and hearing college students regarding sexual assault knowledge. Discuss the predictor variables that are associated with sexual assault knowledge among Deaf and Hard of Hearing college students. Identify needs for future research involving sexual assault disparities among Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
Keyword(s): Sexual Assault, Health Disparities
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked at Gallaudet University for 9 years directing the health and wellness programs and teaching courses among the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community, including topics regarding sexual assault and sexuality. I have done extensive research involving the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Gallaudet University students regarding sexual assault and sexuality. As a result of my research and practice, I have received funding, published my findings, and presented at national and local conferences.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.