Prevention Programs for Students
Preschool and Elementary
Creating Safe and Caring Environments
Preschool and Kindergarten programs are 35-45 minutes in length. All other programs 45-60 minutes in length.
Companion Parent and Teacher programs are available for all NOVA student programs.
Building Body Boundaries – Personal Safety
Preschool, Kindergarten – Grade 3
Age-appropriate programs that build body boundaries and teach children about safe and appropriate touches or requests. Children are empowered to listen to their feelings, say “no” assertively in unsafe situations, and tell a trusted adult.
Kindergarten – Grade 3
While learning the value of the “Upstander,” these bully prevention programs promote positive attitudes, behaviors, and relationship building. Team building and victim empathy are endorsed challenges and learn the value of the “Upstander.”
Gender Bullying – It’s No Laughing Matter
Targeting a covert form of bullying that intentionally uses gender to cause harm; this program discusses victim impact, clarifies the difference between joking and gender bullying and reviews students’ rights, responsibilities, appropriate responses and resources for support.
Specific age-appropriate topics for upper elementary
NOVA’s digital series provides the foundation for becoming responsible digital citizens.
- iSmart 101 – Grade 4
- Cyberbullying Prevention – Grade 5
- Digital Footprint – Grade 6
For additional information, please contact Susan Romano – firstname.lastname@example.org
Understanding Sexual Violence
Through this victim-centered Sexual Violence prevention program, students will have a clear understanding of what constitutes rape and other forms of sexual violence. Affirmative consent is defined while risk reduction and bystander intervention strategies are explored. Support and resources for victims are provided as well as strategies for how to handle a disclosure of sexual violence from a friend.