The Child Advocacy Center of Northeast MO

The Child Advocacy Center

INTERNET SAFETY

The Internet Safety Program is created for third and fifth-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.

Resources:

Safesmartsocial.com

Parentwise.com

Netsmartz.com

THE FACTS​

22,308Children received Prevention Education in 2020
The largest age group we saw for forensic interviews in 2020 was 7-11 years old.
In 2020, 55.4% of our forensic interviews were female, 44.4% were male, .2% were undisclosed.
In 2020 926 Children interviewed about alleged abuse​
In 2020 2,689 Adults received Prevention Education
90% of child sexual abuse is by someone the child likes, loves, or lives with.
1 in 6 boys and 1 in 4 girls will be sexually abused before they turn 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