Fairfax County Department of Family Services has a special program for Pre-K to sixth grade. The Body Safety Program focuses on building safety skills within the child, preparing them to identify risks such as:
- Child abuse
- Internet safety
The curriculum, Childhelp® Speak Up Be Safe, gives children a comfortable, non-alarming way to talk about the sensitive and complex problem of child abuse:
Volunteers schedule are flexible, with classes occurring during the day, afternoon, and some evenings.
All work is currently done in a virtual classroom. Program facilitators will receive training.
If you are interested in participating as a Body Safety Program Facilitator, please contact RSVP Volunteer Specialist, Shannon White, at firstname.lastname@example.org.