Child Abuse Prevention

Child Sexual Abuse

Utah State Legislature'sHouse Bill (H.B.) 286: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, implemented in schools in 2016, requires the following actions:

  • requires that the Board, in partnership with the Department of Human Services, approve instructional materials for child sexual abuse prevention.
  • requires Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to use the instructional materials approved by the Board to provide child sexual abuse prevention and awareness training and instruction of school personnel and the parents/guardians of elementary school students.
  • provides that a school district or charter school may provide child sexual abuse prevention and awareness instruction to elementary school students, subject to certain requirements.
  • the Utah State Board of Education approved the guidelines for instructional materials for child sexual abuse prevention. Those minimum guidelines were developed with help from multiple state agencies, prevention advocates, and other experts in the field.
  • Utah State Board of Education has approved instructional materials from the following providers for child sexual abuse prevention.

Providers

Parents and Guardians
  1. Darkness to Light: End Child Sexual Abuse
  2. Evidence-based Sexual Prevention Curricula: Think First and Stay Safe
  3. Family Support and Treatment Center
    Utah Valley Family Support and Treatment Center
  4. Prevent Child Abuse: Utah
  5. Prevention Education Programs
    Monique Burr Foundation (MBF) for Children, Inc.
  6. The Younique Foundation
Youth
  1. Evidence-based Sexual Prevention Curricula: Think First and Stay Safe
  2. Family Support and Treatment Center
    Utah Valley Family Support and Treatment Center
  3. Lauren's Kids
  4. Prevent Child Abuse: Utah
  5. Prevention Education Programs
    Monique Burr Foundation (MBF) for Children, Inc.
  6. The Family Place: Building Stronger Families
Youth Serving Adults
  1. Darkness to Light: End Child Sexual Abuse
  2. Evidence-based Sexual Prevention Curricula: Think First and Stay Safe
  3. Family Support and Treatment Center
    Utah Valley Family Support and Treatment Center
  4. Prevent Child Abuse: Utah
  5. Prevention Education Programs
    Monique Burr Foundation (MBF) for Children, Inc.
  6. Safe Schools
    Vector Solutions
  7. The Younique Foundation

Resources

Darkness to Light: End Child Sexual Abuse

Evidence-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Curricula: Think First and Stay Safe
Child Lures Prevention

Family Support and Treatment Center
Utah Valley Family Support and Treatment Center

Lauren's Kids

Prevent Child Abuse: Utah

Prevention Education Programs
Monique Burr Foundation (MBF) for Children, Inc.

Safe Schools
Vector Solutions

The Family Place: Building Stronger Families

The Younique Foundation

Training

Implementation Frequently Asked Questions for Utah Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training