Sexual Abuse Awareness

Mandated Curriculum for Children & Teens

All parishes and Catholic schools are required to provide age-appropriate training to children on the topic of sexual abuse awareness. The Diocese of Buffalo has provided sample lesson plans for your use and adaptation. These samples provide the age-appropriate learning goal, although teachers may use other strategies. 

To review the policy please click here: Diocesan Policy. Each school leader/principal must submit a documentation form indicating that they have conducted the learning on a annual basis. This form and other information is available below:

Sample Lesson Plans:

Additional Resources

Below you will find Power Point/Slide show presentations to complement the sample lessons for K-8.

**** A special thank you to the Archdiocese of New York for giving us permission to use their Grade K-8 Lesson Plans and Slide Shows!

Below are some video clips which could be utilized within classroom settings as well. Please preview before showing to children.

6 Degrees of Information (7:26) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYHbanR3EiU

A Common Sense Approach to Internet Safety (7:27) http://www.neok12.com/video/Safety/zX596d4f647e026d657b646b.htm

 

 

Sexual Abuse Awareness

Mandated Curriculum for Children & Teens

All parishes and Catholic schools are required to provide age-appropriate training to children on the topic of sexual abuse awareness. The Diocese of Buffalo has provided sample lesson plans for your use and adaptation. These samples provide the age-appropriate learning goal, although teachers may use other strategies. 

To review the policy please click here: Diocesan Policy. Each school leader/principal must submit a documentation form indicating that they have conducted the learning on a annual basis. This form and other information is available below:

Sample Lesson Plans:

Additional Resources

Below you will find Power Point/Slide show presentations to complement the sample lessons for K-8.

**** A special thank you to the Archdiocese of New York for giving us permission to use their Grade K-8 Lesson Plans and Slide Shows!

Below are some video clips which could be utilized within classroom settings as well. Please preview before showing to children.

6 Degrees of Information (7:26) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYHbanR3EiU

A Common Sense Approach to Internet Safety (7:27) http://www.neok12.com/video/Safety/zX596d4f647e026d657b646b.htm