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Welcome to The [respect] Room, bringing light to heavy topics.

The [respect] Room is an original podcast developed by the Sex Abuse Treatment Center. In conjunction with our SAAM 2021 Webinar Series, we are releasing a new episode weekly in April. You can also access our podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Amazon Music.

Mahalo to our longtime partners the Honolulu Theatre for Youth and the Hawai‘i State Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Branch, Sexual Violence Prevention Program. Funding for this project is provided by the HDOH Maternal and Child Health Branch through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rape Prevention and Education Program.

Ep. 4 - Unpacking Masculinity

What does it meant to “be a man?” This episode is a “talk session” with two community members with prevention and education backgrounds exploring the concept of masculinity. They discuss the pressures young boys/men face in trying to uphold gender norms and how this may perpetuate sexual violence. Learn how men can be a part of the solution in helping to prevent sexual violence.

Ep. 3: [respect]fully Caring

Everyone responds to trauma differently and sexual assault may have short- or long-term impacts for survivors and their loved ones. This episode is a talk story session with a community provider and former SATC therapist. Tune in to learn about the hope, healing, and recovery that exists on one’s journey after sexual assault. And how survivors and their loved ones can take care of themselves, and ways family and friends can help support them.

Ep. 2 - From Bystander to UPstander

This episode is a talk story session with three community members with prevention education backgrounds discussing their experience with bystander intervention. Learn about how being an upstander can help prevent sexual violence. They also share the challenges of being an upstander, as well as the importance of bystander intervention, and a few tips on what you can do.

Ep. 1 - Preventing Sexual Grooming (Part I)

Ep. 2 - Preventing Sexual Grooming (Part II)

1 in 4 girls and 1 in 13 boys will experience sexual abuse before the age of 18. This episode is a talk story session with two therapists explaining the stages of sexual grooming. Learn valuable information on how to keep our children and community safe.