Education Programs

Happy Bear

PRE K THROUGH GRADE 1. This personal safety presentations is a delightful, interactive play for children ages 4-7. Implemented in more than 200 elementary schools and preschools in Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, this 25-minute program addresses recognizing welcome and unwelcome touches, practicing resistance skills, and learning to report to a trusted adult. (available in English & Spanish)

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Think First Stay Safe

PRE K THROUGH GRADE 5. A research based curriculum designed for Pre K through 5th grade. It provides students with specific personal safety knowledge by the way of interactive classroom lessons, activities and PowerPoint presentations. The program reinforces personal and digital boundaries and emphasizes that bullying and sexual abuse are against the law. It hones instincts and critical thinking skills, helps children identify trusted adults and assures them that bullying and abuse are never a targeted child’s fault. Students learn that they can play an important role in keeping their bodies safe. Think First & Stay SafeTM program aligns with recommendations in the guidelines for personal safety programs established by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), as well as National Health Education Standards.

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GRADES 5-8. A presentation designed for 5th through 8th grade students focused on safety topics such as sexting, bullying, child exploitation and social networking. Sunflower House staff will present current electronic safety information including age appropriate examples, videos and necessary information regarding educational, legal and social consequences students can face while using electronic devices to communicate. The presentation includes important safety tips and information on how and where to report child abuse. When possible our law enforcement partners from local police departments and the Kansas Bureau of Investigations will co-present.

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Child Abuse and Neglect For Teens

GRADES 9-12. An interactive presentation for adolescents. Addressed during this presentation are types of abuse, including definitions and examples, positive discipline methods, along with specific & practical prevention techniques. This presentation is recommended for Child Development Classes.

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