Supporting Victimized Students

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Traumatized or victimized children often have difficulty at school with learning and social interactions. They often express feelings of anger, fear, and guilt in appropriate ways and educators and staff don’t always know how to respond.

The Child Abuse Prevention Sourcebook for Florida School Personnel is an excellent resource for schools on both reporting abuse and supporting students who have been victimized.

See the attached Safety Brief on Supporting Students who have been Victimized for a summary of tips from the Sourcebook.

Supporting Victimized Students


The complete Sourcebook can be found here.

What They're Saying...

There’s not a child in the world who can’t benefit from this program. There are so many instances where we see children who have been damaged and hurt. Things happened to them and we think, if they’d only had this program, if they’d only had the benefit of this education, that might not have happened to them. If we can prevent that from happening to a single child, then it’s worth all the effort we have put forth

I heard about the program through my son. He came home…and showed me the safety rules. I cannot thank the Foundation enough; to have other people who are also concerned about my child’s safety and the safety of other kids is wonderful. I especially like the program’s focus on the prevention side.

The MBF Teen Safety Matters curriculum hosts an in-depth approach to important social and safety concerns relevant to youth. The program content is age-appropriate with engaging activities, jargon, and realistic situations to positively promote a relatable and impacting learning experience…Teen Safety Matters is an educational benefit to all parties involved – students, parents, facilitators, and schools.

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