Indiana law requires that all schools provide age appropriate and research based instruction on child abuse and child sexual abuse to students in kindergarten through grade 12. Penn-Harris-Madison has partnered with the Family Justice Center, Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County and the St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit to provide this instruction for our students.
P-H-M School Corporation will be utilizing the Teen Lures Prevention curriculum to educate middle and high school students on a variety of safety issues.
In November and early December, staff from the St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit and Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County will present about ways youth can prevent, respond to and report all forms of child abuse, dating violence and sexual assault. By talking openly with students about what constitutes healthy and respectful relationships, we prepare young people to better recognize and resist all forms of mistreatment. The presentations will be given either convocation style or via video to individual classrooms.
For additional information about the curriculum, please visit https://childluresprevention.com/grades7-12/.
Please fill out the electronic permission form below to notify us of your wishes for your student(s) to participate in this curriculum. You can sign the form using a mouse or a touch pad screen. A copy of this form will be emailed to you and your student(s) school. *PLEASE NOTE, if you have more than one child in P-H-M, you must fill out a form FOR EACH CHILD. To do it electronically, you need to visit the website for each school your child attends.