Addressing the safety and well-being of an entire population is an essential aspect of public health. Primary prevention—stopping sexual violence before it begins—is the sole focus of Hearts of Hope’s Education Department. Sexual violence is addressed through diverse approaches that make impacts on individual, interpersonal, institutional and societal levels, which contribute the changes in culture that often perpetuate violence. For more information contact:

Val Senegal,MA or Facebook Page

Adult Continuing Education

American Forensic Nurses (AMRN) in partnership with the  American Institute of Forensic Education (AIFE): online professional development courses 

Childhood Sexual Development classes for parents of children 12 & under

Darkness to Lightraise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults.

Safety & Prevention Guide for Parents

School-Based Programs


Middle School

High School

Policy & Social Change CampaignS