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September/October 2011Vol. 12, No. 7Runaway Prevention Curriculum

The National Runaway Switchboard offers a free, online curriculum for teens, families, and those who work with them that is designed to increase knowledge about running away and help explore alternatives. "Let's Talk" is an interactive curriculum with 14 modules that each take approximately 45 minutes to complete. The modules cover such topics as Communication and Listening, Adolescent Development, Sexuality and Sexual Orientation, and Internet Safety and Fun. The curriculum includes a film, "Runaway Reality," promotional materials, a webinar, an activity kit, and Spanish-language materials.

Access the curriculum on the National Runaway Switchboard website: