Let's Talk: Runaway Prevention Curriculum

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About This Program

Target Population: Youth aged 12-18

For children/adolescents ages: 12 – 18

Brief Description

The Let’s Talk: Runaway Prevention Curriculum is a free 14-module life skill curriculum.

The curriculum can be used in its entirety or as individual 45-minute modules. It includes the companion film, 1-800-RUNAWAY.

It can be accessed via download from the National Runaway Safeline website (www.1800runaway.org/educators/curriculum) or by CD-ROM upon request.

Program Goals:

The goals of the program are:

  • Build life skills
  • Increase knowledge about runaway resources and prevention
  • Educate about alternatives to running away
  • Encourage youth to access and seek help from trusted community members

Contact Information

Lindsey Kahney, MPH
Agency/Affiliation: National Runaway Safeline
Website: www.1800runaway.org/educators/curriculum
Phone: (773) 289-1723
Fax: (773) 929-5150

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: February 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: January 2011