Full Circle Safety: Sexual Abuse Prevention for K-12 Educators

Sexual abuse prevention training for K-12 educators. Fulfills many state (U.S.) requirements such as Erin's Law.
  • Instructors: Amy Tiemann PhD and Irene van der Zande
  • Time: 1 hour
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Course Description

  • 1 Hour Video
  • Bonus Book Chapter
  • 2 Bonus Toolkits for School Leaders and Parents
  • Fulfills Erin's Law/USA state training requirements
  • North Carolina: video explaining new state law
  • Links to helpful resources

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"Full Circle Safety: Sexual Abuse Prevention for K-12 Educators” is designed to fulfill the requirements for prevention-oriented child sexual abuse training mandated by "Erin’s Law” and other state requirements.

In this training, teachers, principals, coaches, counselors, and other vital school staff will learn:

  • Best practices from the field of sexual abuse prevention

  • Warning signs of sexual abuse

  • Understanding and stopping the grooming process used by sexual predators 

  • How to intervene when sexual abuse is suspected or disclosed 

  • Legal responsibilities for reporting sexual abuse 
  • Available resources for assistance

Apply Classroom Skills 

Teachers will also learn how to teach Kidpower safety skills to their students, in age-appropriate ways, using the Kidpower Positive Practice Method.  Key Kidpower concepts for promoting safety and preventing and stopping sexual abuse include:

  • Our Kidpower Protection Promise 
  • Put Safety First Commitment
  • Consent Checklist
  • Boundary Rules for Touch, Games, Affection
  • Responding to 5 Levels of Intrusion/Boundary-Crossing
  • Rules for Touch about Private Areas

This course's intended audience is all K-12 teachers, staff, and administrators.  Other adult community members are also welcome to take the training.   
Meet the instructorS

Amy Tiemann PhD + Irene van der Zande, Kidpower CEO

The dynamic co-author duo of Amy Tiemann PhD, and Irene van der Zande, founder of Kidpower, have a combined expertise of more than 60 years of advocating for personal safety, abuse prevention, and violence reduction. They have achieved this both by working together through Kidpower International, and by pursing their individual interests, including full-time classroom teaching, martial arts, organizational consulting, serving as a child advocate (guardian ad litem), and writing more than 20 books. 
 

Their co-authored best-selling book Doing Right by Our Kids: Protecting Child Safety at All Levels has been embraced as a core reference guide by families, schools and youth-serving organizations around the world.  A special "Tools for Schools" ebook excerpted from Doing Right by Our Kids is included as a bonus within this course.

Patrick Jones - Course author