JWRC Workshop Descriptions
JWRC has speakers available for trainings for a variety of audiences: children, teens, parents, teachers, and anyone else who lives and works around children.
To schedule a speaker, please contact Alison Feigh at 651-714-4673, x205, or email@example.com.
Teachable Safety Skills: Replacing Myths with Facts
For parents, teachers, youth leaders, communities
How do I talk to children about personal safety without scaring them to death? This presentation provides current information about various safety concerns children and teen are facing today, both in-person and online, and how to educate youth on those concerns in a positive way.
Children will learn about personal safety in this interactive session. Topics covered are: the buddy system, checking first, secrets vs. surprises, 5 trusted adults, listening to your "uh-oh" feeling, and body ownership. Never fear-based, this material is covered in a way that empowers children. (This presentation is often combined with Teachable Safety Skills presentation for parents.)
Protecting Your Online Footprint
For grades 7-12
Teens will learn about the importance of making healthy choices online. Online risks and dangers will be discussed so youth are aware of behavior that should trigger warning flags. Risky behaviors of peers, including sexting and cyberbullying, will also be covered. The presentation also talks about positive ways that the Internet can be used to advocate for each other. This training is designed to empower teens and give them tools to make healthy decisions as they gain independence.
Internet and Cell Safety 101
For parents, teachers, youth leaders
This presentation is designed for parents, caregivers, and teachers to help bridge the gap many adults feel when talking with teens about making safe choices with technology. We go past the sound bytes and headline stories to provide accurate information on the problem and prevention steps to help prevent cyberbullying, sexting, and online exploitation of youth.
Community Notification Meetings
What can parents do when a convicted sex offender moves in down the street? This workshop gives specific information about HOW to talk about sexual abuse prevention without scaring children. It focuses not just on how children can protect themselves from a convicted sex offender, but anyone who may abuse or mistreat them. This workshop is usually a supplement to meetings arranged by law enforcement.
Click here to learn more about community notification.
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“Practical, age-appropriate methods to teach and empower kids about safety.”