School-Based Prevention Programs
Teachers and other school staff are in an optimal position to prevent, identify, and assist victims of child abuse and neglect because of their frequent contact with students.
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Programs for Children: Building an Evidence-Informed Approach (PDF – 12,947 KB)
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (2011)
Offers a guide to inform people about child sexual abuse prevention programs designed to educate children and assists advocates and prevention educators in selecting or designing prevention programs, and to provide evidence to support prevention educators in their efforts to make the case for the benefits of these programs to funders, parents, or the community at large.
Helping Children Cope With Violence and Trauma: A School-Based Program That Works
RAND Corporation & RAND Health
Research Highlights RAND Health; RB-4557-2, 2011
Discusses the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools, which is designed to help children traumatized by violence.
Prevent Child Abuse Utah School Based Program
Prevent Child Abuse America Utah (2013)
Provides Prevent Child Abuse Utah's child-abuse prevention programs including age-level-appropriate program consists of classroom discussion, visual aids, videos and other interactive activities.
A Resource Guide for School-Based Prevention Programs (PDF - 45 KB)
Jensen, Cutler, & Whittaker (2008)
Reviews studies identified in a review of the research literature on school-based prevention programs and develop a "tool kit" or resource guide containing overviews of the evidence-based programs and their effects. These evidence-based programs can then be distributed to school districts and other youth-oriented organizations in Idaho to be considered for adoption at the local level.
|The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect|
|Author(s):||Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Caliber Associates.
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|Year Published:||2003 - 85 pages|
|This manual, designed to examine the roles that teachers, school counselors, school social workers, school nurses, special education professionals, administrators, and other school personnel have in helping maltreated children, provides the basis for the involvement of educators in combating the problem of child abuse and neglect. It also may be used by other professionals involved in child abuse and neglect interventions, such as child protective services, mental health, law enforcement, health care, and early childhood professionals, to gain a better understanding of the role of educators in child protection. Specifically, this manual addresses the following topics: Identifying reasons why educators ...|
|School-Based Child Maltreatment Programs: Synthesis of Lessons Learned|
|Series Title:||Grantee Lessons Learned|
|Author(s):||Children's Bureau (DHHS)
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|Year Published:||2003 - 9 pages|
|The Office on Child Abuse and Neglect awarded several grants during Fiscal Year 1997 to programs that utilized school resources for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. The three-year demonstration projects focused on collaboration between child protection agencies and school systems; education for parents, teachers, and children about child abuse and neglect; and the involvement of school staff in prevention and intervention. This report summarizes the service approaches and lessons learned by 11 demonstration programs as noted in their final reports. The projects found that training was effective in enhancing knowledge about the signs of child abuse ...|
Speak Up Be Safe
Describes a school-based child abuse prevention education program that is an evolution of the Good Touch Bad Touch program. It focuses on child safety and is based on research in the areas of child development, learning styles, social psychology, and child abuse and neglect prevention.
Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN)
Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (2013)
Describes Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN), a school-based program designed to provide child abuse prevention and safety information to school children.
|What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Educators|
|Author(s):||Child Welfare Information Gateway
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|Year Published:||2012 - 4 pages|
|Provides educators--including teachers, principals, counselors, and administrators--with an overview of the field of child welfare and suggests ways that educators and child welfare workers can work together to promote better outcomes for children and families involved with child welfare, including children in foster care. Links to resources are also included.|