• Dec 2011/Jan 2012
  • Vol. 12, No. 9

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Educating Children to Prevent Abuse

Speak Up Be Safe (SUBS), a safety and child abuse prevention education program from the Monique Burr Foundation, is available through a new website. The Foundation aims to launch SUBS in every Florida elementary school by 2015, meeting a State statute that requires all schoolchildren to have primary prevention training. The new site includes a plan of expansion, information about the program, news, an opportunity to donate to the cause, and resources for:

  • Parents
  • Professionals/Organizations
  • Schools

Each Resources page offers safety, prevention, and child abuse and neglect reporting resources specific to each audience. Resource topics include signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect, impact of abuse and neglect, reporting child abuse, and developing a safety plan with your child.

Visit the Foundation website:

http://www.moniqueburrfoundation.org/SUBS/index.html  
 

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