Prevention Education & Curriculum
We Help Ourselves (WHO)
WHO (We Help Ourselves) is a prevention and education program designed for youth ages 4-18. WHO teaches children how to protect themselves from victimization, such as child abuse, neglect, bullying, kidnapping, peer pressure, domestic violence, social media, and emotional abuse. Through in-class presentations, training, materials and videos for K-12 educators, WHO meets TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) standards.
Crisis Center of West Texas’ bullying program is an adaption of evidence-based curriculum for teaching tolerance. It defines what a bully is. It identifies the three types of bullies as well as the roles in bullying situation. Bullying and bystander intervention is taught from 3rd grade on up.
Teen Dating Violence & Healthy Relationships
Teen Dating Violence and Healthy Relationship curriculum used by Crisis Center of West Texas is an adaption of the Safe Dates curriculum, which is the only evidence-based curriculum that prevents dating abuse. Crisis Center of West Texas’ curriculum also utilized the power and control wheel for to help teens recognize between supporting and caring relationships and abusive and controlling one. The Healthy Relationships curriculum for elementary and middle school students focuses on the keys for overall healthy relationships.
Sexual Assault & Consent
Sexual Assault and Consent is a Crisis Center curriculum developed from the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). It clearly defines what counts as assault and clarifies the grey areas of what constitutes as consent. The curriculum identifies the effects of sexual assault on victims and educates on the side of prevention for all sexes and relationships.
Domestic Violence 101
Crisis Center of West Texas offers a Domestic Violence 101 curriculum, which gives an overview of what domestic violence is, who it effects and the red flags to look for in relationships where violence is present.