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.
Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Bureau
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Children's Bureau (DHHS), Washington, DC.
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School-Based Programs to Reduce Violence
The Community Guide: The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Summarizes Community Preventative Services Task Force recommendations and findings regarding universal school-based programs. Recommendations are made based on strong evidence of effectiveness in preventing or reducing violent behavior. Interventions and results from the review are included.
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
Describes Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN), a school-based program designed to provide child abuse prevention and safety information to school children.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
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