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Second Step: Child Protection Unit Teacher Resources

Listed below you will find links to all of the materials needed to facilitate Talking About Touching in your classroom for the 2018-2019 school year.  Please refer to the Teacher Letter for instructions on the use of each document. Please refer to the schedule for important dates, including timing of parent letter distribution and data reporting. Thanks for your partnership in keeping kids safe!


Dear Teachers:

Thank you so much for your dedication to keeping children safe. We are so excited to have your join us in implementing this curriculum in your classrooms. We strive to make this a valuable program for children and to do so rely heavily on strong community partners. Thank you for being one of those partners!

This year you will implement safety lessons ONCE A WEEK in your classroom starting in November 2019. Lessons will begin the week of NOVEMBER 4, 2019. This letter outlines the rest of the plan for the upcoming year and for implementation.

You will be provided with printed, updated copies of the 2019-2020 attendance sheet and calendar, as well as the 2018-2019 pre-test and post-test.

All materials have been made available to you online. To access materials electronically, visit the Child Abuse Council website at In the PREVENTION tab, select SECOND STEP: CPU in the drop-down menu, then click the blue SECOND STEP: CPU TEACHER RESOURCES button on the left-hand side. The password is TAT.

Items available electronically to each classroom:
1. An electronic copy of this letter
2. Calendar of lessons for the 2019-20 school year
3. Family  Letters 1-3  in English AND Spanish

4. Home links 1-6 in English AND Spanish
5. Attendance Sheet
6. Pre-Test
7. Post-Test
8. Teachers Guide
9. Additional Resources for your use in the classroom (outlined below)

Here are some important dates for you to note:
 Pre-test Due to Child Abuse Council by 11/22/19
 Post-test Due to Child Abuse Council by 3/13/20
 Service Evaluation taken online by 3/13/20
 ATTENDANCE DUE TO Child Abuse Council BY 3/13/20

You may turn in materials by email or postal mail.


Program Contact Information:

Heather Lamb – Prevention Education Specialist

Child Abuse Council

524 15th Street, Moline, IL 61265, 309-736-7170 x113