The Child Advocacy Center
SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION
6th Grade Sexual Abuse Prevention
The Sexual Abuse Prevention Program is created for 6th grade students. The Sexual Abuse Program develops your students’ understanding of ways to protect themselves from sexual abuse in-person and while being on the internet, as well as, the dangers of sexting. The program is age appropriate and designed to increase awareness of strategies to stay safe in-person and online, recognize enticement/exploitation, set personal boundaries, the importance of reporting abuse, seeking help from trusted adults, and using available resources for support.
7th Grade Sexual Abuse Prevention
The Sexual Abuse Prevention Program is created for 7th grade students. The Sexual Abuse Program is age appropriate and builds upon the concepts learned in the 6th grade sexual abuse program; personal safety strategies, enticement/exploitation, dangers of sexting, and setting personal boundaries. Students will gain an understanding of what sexual abuse is, including the different types of sexual abuse. The program encourages students to be upstanders when they witness sexual abuse occurring, to talk/report to a safe trusted adult if they witness or experience sexual abuse, and to utilize available resources for support.
8th Grade Sexual Abuse Prevention
The Sexual Abuse Prevention Program is created for 8th grade students. The Sexual Abuse Prevention Program develops student understanding of ways to protect themselves from sexual abuse in-person and while on the internet. The program is age appropriate and builds upon the concepts introduced in the 6th and 7th grade sexual abuse programs; grooming, enticement/exploitation, healthy relationships, personal boundaries, sex trafficking, harassment, and assault.
High School Sexual Abuse Prevention
The Sexual Abuse Prevention Program for 9th-12th grade students is a program by MBF Teen Safety Matters® program from the Monique Burr Foundation for Children.
The Teen Safety Matters Program empowers students to spot and respond to types of abuse (physical, emotional, sexual, neglect), relationship abuse, digital abuse, and other digital dangers. Most importantly, it teaches that adults are responsible for their safety but there are things they can do to help adults keep them safe. The program is based on the latest research and has been reviewed and endorsed by national experts.