Prevention Program 2: for 1st Grade-7th Grade

For the children in 1st Grade-7th Grade, we utilize the Play it Safe!® is a child abuse awareness and prevention program that incorporates age-appropriate scripts and movies to teach children how to reduce their risk of sexual and physical abuse, and sexual assault. It teaches them to recognize potentially abusive behavior, provides the tools to respond to threatening situations, and encourages them to report abuse to a trusted adult.

Play it Safe!® is an evidence-informed, age-appropriate risk reduction program for Pre-K through high school age students. Since 1983, more than 1.5 million children in north Texas have learned about personal safety from The Women’s Center’s Play it Safe!® program. Each grade level’s interactive curriculum speaks to children in a way that they can best learn and respond.

If you are interested in information or bringing Mandatory Reporting Training or a Child Safety Program for ages 3 yrs-13 yrs to your school or organization at no cost,please email Candy Hattingh at or call her at 409-741-6000.