Programs

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All programs are free of charge.


Peace Project: Pre-K non-violent living program

The Peace Project curriculum consists of four 1-hour lessons structured for children enrolled in Pre-K programs. Each of the 4 lessons provides age-appropriate information on the following topics; identifying feelings, conflict resolution, anger management, and self-esteem.

Trained staff provides this program.

Duration of program: One hour a day for 4 days.

T.V.A. (Teen Violence Awareness)

The T.V.A. program targets youths ranging in age from 13 to 17 years and utilizes a structured "roll playing" and educational curriculum. The T.V.A. program is designed to be an interactive program to educate teens on the dynamics, cycle, and definition of domestic violence and teen dating violence.

The T.V.A. curriculum is appropriate for classroom sized groups as well as large auditoriums.

Trained staff provides this program.

Duration of program: Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

Y.O.U.R. (Youth Outreach Understanding Relationships) Program

A 10 week structured researched based curriculum for children and young adults between the ages 11 to 17 years. This program focuses on increasing the participant's ability to identify anger signals and hot buttons, positive self-esteem, feelings, and ways to deal with conflict without resorting to violence. The course stresses that young people do not have control over how the adults around them act, but that each person has control over how THEY act. All sessions move toward a more effective view of personal power and how to gain it without utilizing violence. This program addresses issues surrounding intergenerational violence.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 10 weeks - 60 minutes sessions once a week.

Yes I Can! Building Self-Confidence

This program offers a curriculum for children in grades K through 2 with the opportunity to understanding and develops strategies for building self-confidence. The program attempts to provide an understanding of the importance of persistence. This program utilizes age appropriate activities and video.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 1 hour for 2 weeks.

Don't Call Me Names

This program offers a curriculum for children in grades K through 2 with the opportunity to understanding and develops strategies for building self-confidence. The program attempts to provide an understanding of the importance of persistence. This program utilizes age appropriate activities and video.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 1 hour for 2 weeks.

Why I Won't Do Drugs

This program considers both the cognitive and social development of children in the implementation of this curriculum and video program for grades 2 through 4. This program will help the students learn the difference between helpful and harmful drugs, physiological effects of drugs, maintaining a healthy mind & body and basic understanding as to why people use drugs. This program encourages children to discuss their questions and problems with a trusted adult.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 1 hour for 3 weeks.

How Not to Fight

This program provides children in grades K through 2 with some simple steps they can follow to keep their angry feelings from turning into angry behavior. The program attempts to provide the student with an understanding of how to recognize sudden feelings of anger, that fighting will not solve their problems, learn to think before they act in an angry situation and the importance of talking and listening to resolve conflict.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 1 hour for 3 weeks.

Building Good Relationships

This program is divided into four workshops addressing the following topics: Evaluating Relationships, Assertiveness Skills, Communication Skills, and Conflict Resolution Skills for young adults in grades 7 through 12. This program incorporates video, exercises activities, information sheets, directed role-playing activities, and handouts provided to students with the opportunities to reflect on the materials presented.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 1 hour for 4 weeks.

Conflict Managers

This Conflict Managers program is designed to teach children the skills they need for peer mediation of conflicts. It is a curriculum that provides step-by-step peer mediation techniques through the use of video, handouts and role playing. This program is designed for students in grades 3 through 6.

This program is provided by trained staff.

Duration of program: 1 hour for 2 weeks.



Contact SafeSpace at the following numbers to obtain more information and program availability in your county:

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Indian River: 1-772-569-7233
St. Lucie: 1-772-464-4555
Martin : 1-772-288-7023
Administrative Office: 1-772-223-2399
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