Joan Tabachnik has developed educational materials and innovative prevention programs for more than 25 years for national, state and local organizations. Her primary focus is on preventing the perpetration of sexually harmful behaviors, particularly in adolescents and young adults. Joan created the educational programming for Stop It Now! before starting her own consulting practice. Since then she has been director of NEARI Press, founding co-chair of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) prevention committee, and is executive director of MASOC. Joan was awarded a fellowship with the Department of Justice, SMART Office.