The Child Advocacy Center of Northeast MO

The Child Advocacy Center


The Internet Safety Program is created for 3rd and 5th grade students. The Internet Safety Program develops your child’s understanding of ways to use the internet safely. The program is age appropriate and designed to increase awareness of safety, boundaries, and what children can do if they feel uncomfortable online.

Students will:

  • Understand ways to stay safe online.
  • Identify the pressures of being online.
  • Understand the importance of leaving a positive digital footprint.
  • Know the importance of reporting when made to feel uncomfortable online.

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43,832Children received Prevention Education in 2021
The largest age group we saw for forensic interviews in 2021 was 7-12 years old.
In 2021, 889 of our cases involved sexual abuse.
In 2021 1,224 Children received forensic interviewed about alleged abuse​
In 2021 2,636 Adults received Prevention Education
90% of child sexual abuse is by someone the child likes, loves, or lives with.
1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before the age of 18.
Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S. each year.
Children 3 years old and younger have the highest maltreatment rate.
Only 5% to 16% of child sexual abuse victims report and false allegations are rare
Sex offenders are 3.5x more likely to confess if a child has had a forensic interview at a child advocacy center