"We firmly believe that all forms of harassment and abuse are preventable through education and community involvement."

Respect for everyone

School Based Education

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We offer multi-session, in-depth programming based on over 50 research studies. Our progamming is available for students, their caregivers, and school staff and faculty.

Our curriculum for elementary and middle school students is based, in part, on the Prevent Child Abuse Vermont program.

 

It is founded on 4 key concepts:

1. Adults are primarily responsible for  protecting children  and adolescents from abuse.

2. Violence can be prevented through skill-based, developmentally targeted health promotion  with students in the classroom.

3. Comprehensive prevention includes victim and victimizer prevention and bystander engagement.

4. Consideration of the impact of trauma and past victimization is critical when engaging in violence prevention.

 

Our curriculum for high school students is adapted from the Bringing In the Bystander program.

Our educators provide programs on:

 

  • Disrespect and bullying

  • Healthy dating relationships

  • Personal safety

  • Sexual harassment

  • Sexual assault awareness and prevention

  • Gender

  • Media literacy

The Healthy Relationships Project topics
  • Communication skills

  • Nurturing skills (empathy)

  • Healthy boundaries

  • Feelings

  • Personal boundaries

  • Coping

  • Sexual harassment

  • Bystander intervention

  • Gender

  • Healthy and Controlling Relationships

  • Sexual Violence and Consent

For more information about our Healthy Relationships Project, check out our program brochure.

Community Education

 

General Community Outreach
Turning Points Network offers a variety of programs to civic organizations, business groups, churches and other interested groups. Programs are presented on topics including TPNs’ crisis and support services, domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment and stalking. While we have many programs that have already been designed, TPNs’ team of Community Educators is also able to develop programs that are tailored to the specific needs and interests of a group.

Professional Training
Turning Points Network provides training for service providers, educators and professionals in other fields. Our dynamic educators combine lecture, group discussion and practical training to raise awareness and strengthen the ability of service providers to effectively prevent, intervene in and address domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. If you would like to book a program, please call 603-543-0155 or email Emily.

Claremont Green Dot

TPN partners with SAU6 to bring bystander intervention to Claremont, in order to end violence and keep our community safer. Green Dot provides Bystander and Overview trainings, group trainings for organizations and businesses, and other awareness action events throughout the year.

Click here to check out Claremont Green Dot's website for more details or to schedule a training.

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