Curriculum Training: Stand Strong • Stay Safe Upper Elementary


This fourth through sixth grade curriculum teaches how to prevent victimization through assertiveness skill building. Through interactive presentations and role-play, children learn how to stay safe from bullying, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. Follow-up activities, Home Connections, and a parent support allow for ongoing practice and repetition to increase retention of the skills. There are five 30-minute lessons.

This curriculum is only appropriate for fourth and fifth graders who have already received the Lower Elementary curriculum. If your upper elementary students have not, please teach that course first.

* Please note that the training consists of an asynchronous portion and a synchronous session via Zoom. Once the asynchronous portion has been completed, participants will receive instructions for participating in the synchronous session.

Curriculum Content

  • Safe Relationships
  • Emotional Control to Stay Safe
  • Handling Conflict
  • Stopping Abuse
  • Staying Safe Online

Training Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the need for safety education
  2. Recognize types of abuse and when to make disclosures
  3. Demonstrate assertiveness and use kind words
  4. Identify core concepts of the curriculum
  5. Implement each lesson
  6. Express confidence in the ability to teach the program

Curriculum access

The curriculum is available for sale in digital format or as a binder for $275 (Upper and Lower Elementary), not included in the cost of the training. 

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