“I told my daughter that someone touched me as an 8 year old girl but I didn’t tell my mom until I was 22 years old. She yelled, “Why didn’t you tell a safe adult?!” I told her that we were never taught that we should. We just sat in shame. This program is amazing and THANK YOU!”

— Anonymous

A comprehensive, developmentally appropriate program designed for 1st – 6th grade students that focuses on the following subjects. See links below for other agency pamphlets:
Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe
Two safety lessons are facilitated in each classroom. Follow-up activities are administered by teachers to reinforce the lessons’ content. Take-home educational materials are distributed among students to share with parents and caregivers and to encourage discussion on these important topics. The major topics and key terms covered in each grade’s lessons are found below.

Program Curriculum

Quotes

“Children need models rather than critics.”

— Joseph Joubert

Success Stories

A father doesn’t give up

“Manuel never gave up on his son.  He completed two Nurturing Parenting Program sessions and enrolled in additional parenting classes because he wants to become the best father possible.” ~Maggie Velasco

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Nurturing Parenting Class Concord A Success

I thought I would never be like my parents but before I knew it I was acting out the same behaviors I learned from them. I learned how to stop the cycle of abuse. ~Parent Class Graduate

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