Our Child Advocacy Program provides individual and group support sessions with children who are have been affected by domestic violence.
K-12 educational programs are available to classrooms and youth groups throughout Findlay and Hancock County. All programs are free of charge. Please call 419-420-9261 to schedule programming.
NEW! Anger and Bullying (K-2): Help children learn healthy ways to deal with their anger through various calming strategies. Children will also begin to learn about bullying, what it is, what can happen when you bully, and why you cannot take words back. (2 days for 30 min)
NEW! Body Boundaries, Consent, and Respect (K-3rd): Using Jayneen Sander’s book, children will explore boundaries as they relate to their bodies and will begin the discussion surrounding consent and respect. (1 - 2 days for 30-40 min)
Internet Safety (w/ or w/o Cyberbullying): *Please note there will be different presentations/components & activities depending on the age/grade of the students.
Technology is a big part of our lives and students will learn that they need to be careful with how they use technology. Children will learn about the dangers of giving out personal information, talking to stranger’s online, social media, and cyberbullying. Children will also learn what to do if they encounter an uncomfortable situation. As well as, how to maintain healthy relationships as they access the internet and social media. (1 - 3 days for 40 min)
Safe Dates: Rated as highly effective by the CDC, this program addresses attitudes and behaviors associated with dating violence. Some topics include defining caring relationships and dating abuse, how to help friends, how to deal with anger, communication and much more! For more information on this curriculum and details on the different sessions go to www.hazelden.org/web/public/safedatesproduct.page (4-5 days for 40 min)
NEW! Empathy Development and Bystander Intervention: This multiple session program focuses the conversation on how to define and development empathy for others as well as taking that information and learning about how to go from being a bystander in a situation to being an “up-stander”, someone who gets involved. This new program works best with four days—two days for each component. (2 – 4 days for 40 min)
NEW! Boundary Setting: Tweens/Teens will explore understanding and setting boundaries, not only in friendships, but dating relationships as well. Students will brainstorm the pros and cons of being single/in a relationship, the dos and don’ts of starting a relationship, and discuss healthy and unhealthy relationships components. (2 – 3 days for 40 min)
One Love Escalation Workshop: A powerful and engaging film-based workshop that educates individuals about warning signs of an unhealthy and potentially dangerous relationship.
(2–3 days for 40 min)
One Love #BehindThePost Workshop: A new workshop designed by the creators of One Love Escalation, this short film and discussion highlights the 10 Signs of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationship behaviors, and the role social media can play in unhealthy relationships when the focus is always to show “the positive”. (1 day for 40 min)
NEW! Recognizing Dating Abuse (Reviving Ophelia): This program focuses on recognizing the signs of teen dating abuse through the exploration of the Lifetime movie, Reviving Ophelia, including a Prezi as a guide for discussion about this serious issue facing teens. As statistics show, 1 in 3 teens will experience some form/type of dating abuse/violence. (3 – 4 days for 40 min)
NEW! Dating/Dating Abuse: This modified program covers dating, healthy and unhealthy relationships, and dating abuse for students with special needs and considerations.
(2–3 days for 30 to 40 min)
Copyright © 2021 openarmsfindlay - All Rights Reserved.