Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in Your School

The Course

What the Research Tells Us

Research conducted by the Simmons College School of Social Work confirms statistically significant increases in participants’

  • Knowledge about child sexual abuse and its prevention;
  • Ability to identify boundary-violating behaviors before they can escalate to reportable sexual offenses;
  • Confidence in handling disclosures and willingness to report suspected cases.

Course Developers

Jetta Bernier, MA is a child abuse prevention advocate with over 30 years of experience in program development, training, community organizing, and policy advocacy. She is executive director of MassKids, a 59-year old private, statewide child advocacy organization that serves as the state chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America.

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Pamela Jay Shime, JD, MA is a graduate of Stanford University’s School of Education where she received her Masters in Learning, Design, and Technology. Pam helped incorporate evidence-based and cutting-edge learning theory and e-learning design principles into the Enough! online course. Currently, she is a Research Associate at Stanford Psychiatry's Early Life Stress Lab where she researches the neurological and epigenetic effects of childhood trauma and the ways in which those effects inhibit capacity to learn and healthy development.  

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Who Should Take the Course?

Public and private school employees including teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, counselors, school resource officers, coaches, office personnel, transportation providers, food service workers, security guards, and custodians. Parents, school volunteers, and members of Parent Teacher Organizations and local School Committees will also benefit from this course.


School administrators and leaders may preview the course for free with no obligation. Licenses are available for system-wide implementation of the course by public schools or districts, private schools, state departments of education, and schools of education. To request your promocode to preview the course, simply email info@masskids.org.

For more information about previewing the course, licensing, and available discounted rates, please contact info@masskids.org.