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Education & Training for Teachers

The Sex Abuse Treatment Center provides curricula training for educators through an interactive train-the-trainer model, as well as direct education to students grades K-12.


Prevention curricula and teacher training program


K-12 curricula teacher training

Length of training: 7 hours

A SATC educator provides a train-the-trainer session for school staff including teachers, counselors, and administrators.

Participants will be taught about dynamics of sexual violence, how to respond to student disclosures of sexual violence, and how to implement the lessons.

  • Meets Hawai'i's Health Education Standards (HCPS III).
  • Empowers students to assert their personal boundaries, and to respect others' boundaries.
  • Helps students identify personal resources for support and safety.
  • Emphasizes the importance of being respected in all relationships.

To schedule a presentation, call 808-535-7600.


K-12 curricula presentation

Length of training: Variable (based on request)

A SATC educator can provide a presentation from one of our four, age-appropriate, K-12 curricula directly to students.

Multi-session classroom presentations are also available for children from K-12th grade. The goal of the presentations is to help young people lead healthy, violence-free lives. They cover a range of topics tailored to a student's grade level, from basic lessons on personal boundaries and accessing help if victimized, to lessons on sexual harassment, and cultivating safe, respectful relationships.
To schedule a presentation, call 808-535-7600.


Curricula Descriptions:

My body is special (K - 2nd grade)

Students learn rules to help protect themselves from unsafe situations and touches. They also learn body safety concepts and to tell a trusted grown-up if unsafe touching happens to them.

My body, my boundaries (3rd - 5th grade)

Students learn how to recognize and respond to unsafe, or sexually abusive behaviors (referred to as unwanted talking, showing, and touching of private parts). They also learn how to identify and respect personal boundaries, how to stay safe from internet predators, trusting their intuition, and telling a trusted adult when they feel unsafe.

[ r e s p e c t ]™ (6th – 8th grade)

This social-emotional learning curriculum teaches students tools to keep themselves and others safe while promoting respectful relationships. Four lessons set clear definitions of sexual violence, bullying, harassment, and methods of prevention. Students also learn how to respect boundaries and how to stay safe online.

[ r e s p e c t ]™ (9th - 12th grade)

Students learn how to recognize and respond appropriately and safely to sexual violence. They will reflect on their behaviors, learn how to respect other's personal boundaries, and avoid behaving in disrespectful and sexually abusive ways. Students will also learn how to reduce their risk of victimization, how to help peers in unhealthy relationships, and the importance of healthy, respectful relationships.