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Educational Opportunities

Someplace Safe offers a variety of educational opportunities to fit the needs of our partners and communities. Educational partners include schools, treatment facilities, and in-patient care facilities.

Trained staff can provide research-based curriculum and educational opportunities to individuals, students, and groups of all ages.

We're ready to teach!

These include but are not limited to:

  • Someplace Safe Overview – 20 minutes about Someplace Safe and its services.
  • Parenting Time Center Overview - 20 minutes about Parenting Time Center and its services.
  • Child Abuse – Participants will gain an increased understanding of Child Abuse, covering topics including: local trends, potential indicators, and ideas for community awareness.
  • Elder Abuse - Participants will gain an increased understanding of Elder Abuse, covering topics including: local trends, potential indicators, safety planning, prevention, and ideas for community engagement.
  • Stalking - Participants will gain an increased understanding of Stalking, covering topics including: local trends, potential indicators, and safety planning.
  • The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Children - Participants will gain an increased understanding of the impact of intimate partner and domestic violence on children, covering topics including:
  • Domestic Violence 101 - Participants will gain an increased understanding of Domestic Violence, covering topics including: local prevalence and trends, potential indicators, safety planning, prevention, and ideas for community awareness.
  • Sexual Violence 101 - Participants will gain an increased understanding of Sexual Violence, covering topics including: local prevalence and trends, potential indicators, prevention, and ideas for community awareness.
  • Sexual Exploitation 101 - Participants will gain an increased understanding of Sexual Exploitation, covering topics including: local prevalence and trends, potential indicators, identification of the exploiters, and ideas for community awareness.
  • Human Trafficking (Sex and/or Labor) 101 - Participants will gain an increased understanding of Human Trafficking, specifically as it occurs within local and rural settings, along with ideas for community awareness.
  • Panels - Experienced speakers are available to serve on or help arrange opportunities for criminal justice or community awareness panel discussions/presentations on any of the above topics.
  • Community Safety Panel – Community member response to victims of crime, including safely intervening and assessing personal.
  • Educational/Prevention-Based Curriculums offered to Schools
  • Body Safety – (Grades Pre-K-3) Teaches children the difference between good touches and not so good touches, good secrets and not so good secrets, good feelings and not so good feelings. Children will learn ways to respond when something happens that makes them feel uncomfortable.
  • Online Safety/Digital Citizenship (Grades K-12): Someplace Safe uses Common Sense Education, a comprehensive Curriculum designed to empower students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. From lesson plans, videos, student interactives, and assessments, to professional learning and family outreach materials, this Curriculum provides schools with everything they need to take a whole-community approach to digital citizenship.

Healthy Teen Relationships

  • loveisrespect (Grades 7-12) – Middle School and High School In three guided sessions, this curriculum works in conjunction with loveisrespect’s mission to engage, educate and empower young people to end abusive relationships. It is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle.
  • Not a #Number (Grades 6-12) – Middle School and High School - Not a #Number is an interactive, five-module prevention curriculum designed to teach youth how to protect themselves from human trafficking and exploitation through information, critical thinking, and skill development. Not a #Number uses a holistic approach focusing on respect, empathy, individual strengths, and the relationship between personal and societal pressures that create or increase vulnerabilities.

Higher Ed

  • Green Dot (college campuses) - Green Dot approaches all students, staff, administrators, and faculty as allies. The original Green Dot program was conceived in the college setting to prevent dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking. It relies on the premise that if everyone does their small part and commits to individual responsibility, the combined effect is a safe campus culture that is intolerant of violence. The college-based curriculum draws heavily on the experiences of college students and the reality of this issue in their lives. This curriculum uses interactive activities to reinforce core concepts and encourages students to envision their future and the world in which they want to live, then aligns their bystander behavior with that vision.


No time for a presentation? Staff or trained volunteers may be available to hand out information at your school, place of worship, special event or other locations throughout our communities.

Someplace Safe asks that all requests be made at least two weeks prior to the training date. Fees may apply.

If you would like to request an educational opportunity, please complete the Request Form below.

Education Request Form

For more specific information or questions, contact us at trainingeducation@someplacesafe.info. Please allow time for a staff person to respond.


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