K-12

These programs are free upon request by contacting us. All of our programs are free of charge and are supported by United Way of Southern Kentucky.

My Body Belongs to Me (Preschool – 3rd)

A safety curriculum designed to introduce to children the concept of appropriate and inappropriate touches, safety rules learned. (Each child receives an original coloring book to share with parents/guardians).

Telling is Smart (4th – 6th)

A safety curriculum designed to teach students to identify appropriate and inappropriate touches and learn to establish personal boundaries. (Each child receives a Telling Is Smart pencil).

You’re in Charge (7th – 8th)

Takes a hands-on approach to creating assertiveness skills in children to help them know how to respond and where to go for help if they are being sexually harassed.

Getting Love Right (7th – 12th)

Takes a hands-on approach for creating assertiveness skills in adolescents, as they are confronted with the issues of sexual violence in a relationship, including learning the legal definition of rape and sexual assault, practical tips for reducing the risk of an attack, and where to go for help if sexually assaulted.

Internet Safety (4th – 12th)

A highly interactive safety curriculum teaches children safety guidelines when using the internet.

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Adult

Hope Harbor offers education and prevention programs for adults throughout the Barren River Area Development District.

Some of the topics include:

Child Sexual Abuse (Adults/Parents)

Teaches individuals the definition of child sexual abuse, how to recognize it, appropriate reactions to disclosures, legal responsibility to report, and where to go for help if a child you know is being abused.

Hope Harbor Services

Gain an understanding of the prevalence of sexual violence common reactions and effects sexual assault and abuse, and how to help others through support and resources.

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Professionals

Hope Harbor has education and training programs available on a variety of topics that are tailored to each specific audience. If you do not see the program you had in mind, please contact us and we can combine or create a program surrounding the issue of sexual violence.

Child Sexual Abuse (Professionals)

Teaches individuals the definition of child sexual abuse, how to recognize it, appropriate reactions to disclosures, legal responsibility to report, and where to go for help if a child you know is being abused.

Dating Violence for School Nurses

Teaches early warning signs of teen dating violence, and current reporting laws.

Survivors Response to Sexual Violence

Describes common responses during an assault; an overview of rape trauma syndrome, flashbacks, and the impact trauma has on the brain and secondary experiences.

Rape Culture, Awareness and Prevention

Informs on current laws, consent, the history of rape awareness programs, and the shift towards prevention and culture change.

What App is That?

A training for parents and educators. Participants gain an understanding of current popular apps that youths are using, how to start the conversation of being online, and setting boundaries online.

Talking to Kids about violence in the media

Teaches how to start the conversation of talking with children about the violence in media, appropriate responses to culture change, and healthy boundaries.

Survivors Response and Hope Harbor Services (Law Enforcement)

This training is designed to help law enforcement officers have a greater understanding of the common responses during and after a sexual assault, role of the advocate, and Hope Harbor services and resources available.

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