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CHILD ASSAULT PREVENTION PROGRAM [CAP]

SAFE • STRONG • FREE

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  • Who? Elementary school children
  • What? Simple strategies to reduce a child's vulnerability to verbal, physical and sexual assault and violence with emphasis on assertiveness, peer support and turning to trusted adults for assistance
  • Leaders? Trained volunteer Prevention Specialists present classroom workshops in teams of 3
  • How? Basic, age-appropriate, skill-oriented, interactive workshops; role plays
  • Support for parents and teachers? Yes, we help adults respond to children who need their help and to support problem-solving strategies; we provide community education programs for adult groups upon request
  • When? During school year, during school hours. Volunteers are asked to commit 6 hours per month for at least one school year
  • Training? Prior to beginning to present classroom workshops, all CAP volunteers are required to attend the Prevention Specialist Training
  • How can I be part of CAP? Call Needham CAP at (781) 444-2415 x 2120 or email cap@needhamcommunitycouncil.org for additional information or to learn about volunteer opportunities.

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