Prevention

SSFS’s Prevention Program provides age-appropriate school-based domestic violence education designed to help students understand healthy family and dating relationships and to practice safe, healthy, nonviolent behaviors.

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Pre-school to 2nd Grade

Students will learn to identify their emotions and brainstorm ways they can use their hands to be helpful.

Helpful Resources:

My hands can help by

Ways to Calm Down

3rd – 5th Grade

Students will learn about safe and healthy family relationships and family violence, including identifying abusive behaviors and healthy dynamics.

Helpful Resources:

Cycle of Violence Word Scramble 4th Grade

Cycle of Violence Word Scramble 5th Grade

Family Violence Brochure Eng

Family Violence Word Find

6rd – 8th Grade

Students will learn about safe dating relationships and dispel myths about controlling behaviors in intimate partnerships.

Helpful Resources:

Teen Dating Violence Brochure Eng

TDV Posters

High School

Students will learn about safe dating relationships and dispel myths about controlling behaviors in intimate partnerships.

Helpful Resources:

Teen Dating Violence Brochure Eng

TDV Posters

B.R.O. (Boys Respecting Others)

A unique 8-week program for junior high male youths who have been exposed to family violence designed to help them understand domestic violence and practice respectful, nonviolent behaviors.

Resources for Teachers

Teachers play a vital role in children’s life, being a constant, in a world that is ever changing. The Community Education Department depends on relationships with teachers to ensure children have a safe space to turn.

Helpful Resources:

Teacher Evaluation

TDV Pre & Post Survey

Family Violence Pre & Post Survey

Contact our Prevention Program at 708-794-2140 and ask for Angie.