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Alliance for Children Child Abuse Prevention Toolkit

April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Help prevent child abuse by downloading the contents below and sharing them with your children.

This Child Abuse Prevention Month Toolkit features printouts, worksheets for parent and child, videos, a Powerpoint presentation, hotlines to call, signage, and more.

NCJTC Child Abuse Prevention Resources

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize the efforts of those who support children and strengthen families, and uncover the ways we can all play a part in keeping children safe and unharmed. We invite you to leverage the information, tools and resources we put together in this collection.

School of Kindness Free Lesson Plans & Activities

The School of Kindness offers Lesson Plans and Activities that teach children about the importance of kindness, the science of kindness, and the impact it has on our physical and mental health. They are designed by teachers, for teachers, and support many of the aims and objectives of the new statutory PSHE curriculum for relationships and health education in primary schools.

Free Kindness Resources for the Classroom

This is a wonderful collection of 1,000+ free resources to help you teach kindness to your students. Choose from free printable coloring pages, kindness crafts, games, SEL worksheets, kindness math activities, and more.

Free Educator Self-Care Toolkit Download

Teachers and educators can use this free self-care tool kit to prioritize themselves. This self-care toolkit includes a stress relief graphic organizer, “When did I last…” tracker, a visualization graphic organizer, though process bullet journal template, top 10 graphic organizer, and a 30 day self-care challenge.

Safe Spaces – Foundations of Trauma-Informed Practice for Educational & Care Settings

Safe spaces is a free online training designed to help early care providers, TK-12 educators and other school personnel recognize and respond to trauma and stress in children.

Anyone who works with children is invited to take the free, online professional learning. This includes early care providers, educators and school personnel, including school nurses, librarians, administrative support, school bus drivers and yard duty support. Each module is about two hours and is filled with case examples, videos, strategies and practices. Select the module(s) that best fit your professional needs:

Module 1 – Ages 0-5
Module 2 – Ages 5-11
Module 3 – Ages 12-18

RULER in Out-of-School Time

RULER in Out-of-School Time (OST) is an approach to social and emotional learning that is adapted from The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence’s evidence-based approach known as RULER. RULER in OST strengthens the emotional intelligence skills of staff and young people participating in afterschool programs, camps, clubs, sports, or other spaces outside the school day.

RULER in OST consists of 7 staff development videos plus reflections and activities for each. The series teaches the skills and tools of emotional intelligence and other topics relevant to working with youth.

We understand training staff and implementing new approaches in OST settings can be difficult. Thus, RULER in OST implementation is flexible. Content can be completed independently by staff at their own pace or integrated into staff meetings over time.

Kid Power

Kid Power is an interactive video platform for students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Kid Power combines philanthropy and fun with mental health, social-emotional learning (SEL), child rights, and equity and access for all students.

Body and Mind (BAM) Dining Decisions App

Download the Dining Decisions game and see how healthy you can make your food plate!

Kendra, our food expert, will help you make smart food choices to stay powered up. Dining Decisions places you in control of your food plate. Decide which foods give you more energy and powerful muscles and which ones are better to eat only sometimes.

Healthy Care for Healthy Kids Obesity Toolkit

Resources for preventing childhood obesity and for improving care of children who are overweight.

The resources in this toolkit are designed to help primary care practice teams provide coordinated, integrated and multidisciplinary services to both prevent obesity and improve care for children who are already overweight or at risk for becoming overweight. Includes tools for prevention, assessment and diagnosis, management and treatment and community resources.

Mentally Healthy Schools

Information, resources and tips for identifying, understanding and managing children in the classroom affected by trauma.

The Children’s Mental Health Matters

Increase awareness of the importance of children’s mental health in your school this year! Equip families and children with the resources to support their mental health in your community.