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Let’s Talk: FREE Runaway Prevention Curriculum

Let’s Talk: FREE Runaway Prevention Curriculum

The folks over at Runaway Prevention Safeline are offering a FREE 14-module life skills curriculum. The curriculum includes interactive lessons, a script for the facilitator, all worksheets, and lesson post-tests to check for learning of the material.

Target group: 12-18 year old

Program Goals:

The goals of the program are to:

  • Build life skills.
  • Increase knowledge about runaway resources and prevention.
  • Educate about alternatives to running away.
  • Encourage youth to access and seek help from trusted community members.

Number of Sessions: 14 – 45 minute lessons

Session Content:

The 14 lessons focus on the following topics:

  • Communication & Listening
  • Adolescent Development
  • Personal Influence
  • Peers
  • Family Roles & Responsibilities
  • Runaway Reality
  • National Safe Connections
  • Community Response & Responsibility
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Reduction
  • Drugs & Alcohol
  • Sexuality & Sexual Orientation
  • Internet Safety
  • Future Life Planning

Sample Lesson:


Click Here to Register for this FREE Curriculum



About The Author(s)


Scott Carchedi is the founder and co-editor of SSWN. Scott provides technology support and consultative services to number of school social work associations throughout the US. Scott is also a practicing school social worker in the western suburbs of Chicago, serving grades 8-12.

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