Preventing Abuse Through Education
The best way to reduce the damage of child abuse and neglect is to prevent child abuse and neglect—and educating children, their parents, teachers, school professionals and the community is the key to prevention.
One in Four Girls and One in Six Boys Are Sexually Abused By Their 18th Birthday
Play it Safe!® teaches children how to reduce their risk of being sexually abused.
Play it Safe!® is a child abuse awareness and prevention program that incorporates age-appropriate scripts and movies to teach children how to reduce their risk of sexual and physical abuse, and sexual assault. It teaches them to recognize potentially abusive behavior, provides the tools to respond to threatening situations, and encourages them to report abuse to a trusted adult.