Safe and Strong includes four different DVD’s in one package.
Each DVD is divided into several modules.
Each module has a curriculum which includes trigger questions, scenarios,
and related lessons.
Use your computer to download the curriculum which accompanies each
DVD or download the curriculum from our website.
Remember to carefully designate the pages you wish to print.
Part 1: SAFETY IN THE COMMUNITY
1. Confidence and Bearing
2. 911 Be Ready
3. Your ID/ Safe Person Card: Never Leave Home Without It
4. Your ID is for You, Your Money is for You
5. At The Bus Stop
6. On The Bus
7. ATM Awareness
8. Stranger Danger
9. If You Are Confronted
Preview Part 1
PART 2: SEXUAL ASSAULT: VICTIM/WITNESS
CAUTION: OFFER AND PROVIDE RESPECT AND SENSITIVITY TO
YOUR VIEWERS, MANY OF WHOM HAVE ALREADY BEEN SEXUALLY
ASSAULTED AND MAY EXPERIENCE FLASHBACKS AND REIGNITED
Part 2 requires trained counselors on board at time of showing
STRONGLY CAUTION your viewers.
Offer participants support and an opportunity not to view the video.
Participants can leave and then return at a designated time at the end of Part
2 to continue the training.
Take a 10 minute break in between previous modules and Part 2.
Ask everyone to take their belongings with them, and then seat themselves in
different places when they return—this offers an opportunity for participants to
exit gracefully without self-disclosing. At least 10% of your trainees will leave.
2. A Friendship Blossoms
3. Sexual Assault: Dorien’s Apartment
4. After the Assault: What To Expect:
First Responder: Interview with
SART: Sexual Assault Response Team
Forensic Interview with Medical Nurse
interview With Detective
Forensic Medical Exam
5. Victim/Witness Advocate:
There Is Help for You
I Believe in You
6. Courtroom Orientation: What to Expect:
Other people in the Courtroom, including the offender
Hard Questions in the Witness Box.
7. Sexual Molestation: How to Make It Stop!
Reporting sexual molestation
What to Expect
PART 3: HOME ALONE: SAFE AND STRONG
1. Introduction and Review
2. Home Security
3. Telephone Safety
4. Telemarketing: No Thank You, and Hang Up The Phone
5. Strangers At Your Door: Never Open The Door
6. If You Believe You Are In Danger: Call 911
7. Home Invasions: Get Out, Get Away, Get Help. Call 911
PART 4 ENCOUNTERS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT
1. What To Do
2. *Safe Cards and ID
3. Who To Call
4. What To Say And What Not To Say
*Safe cards may make the difference between going home instead of a night in jail, between being well cared for and understood by first responders or being completely misunderstood and tragically perceived as threatening, disrespectful or non-responsive. Make sure these cards are completed for your students and the students keep these cards with them. Use our template on this website.
Funded by California Department of Developmental Services Wellness Initiative Project and Tri-Counties Regional Center, Santa Barbara.
Curricula based upon excerpts from SAFETY ZONE: COPS TALK:
A Personal Safety and Awareness Curriculum for People With Developmental
Disabilities — A demonstration project funded by the US Department of Justice,
Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance. Download the entire
Safety Zone: Cops Talk curriculum from www. Portlandpolicebureau.com.