Arkansas - HE K-12 curriculum—violence prevention (ES): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
statute; standard
Summary: 

State law addresses violence prevention.

2017 Arkansas Code 6-64-418. College of Public Health collaboration

It is recommended that the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences collaborate with each education service cooperative, community health agencies, school nurses, school counselors, and educators employed in public and private schools to introduce age-appropriate, research-supported, child abuse prevention curriculum to and on behalf of the children of Arkansas in the public and private schools.


Arkansas Physical Education and Health Educaton Curriculum Framework

Violence

Grade 5

  • HW.11.5.11: Identify violent, verbal and nonverbal, behaviors such as:

    • abuse

    • assault

    • harassment

    • bullying (e.g., verbal, physical, cyber, emotional)

  • HW.11.5.12: Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse (e.g., counselor, teacher, resource officer)

Grade 6

  • HW.11.6.11: Identify situations that threaten personal safety and may result in abuse:

    • physical

    • social

    • mental

    • sexual

    • social networking

  • HW.11.6.12: Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse (e.g., counselor, teacher, resource officer)

Grade 7

  • HW.11.7.11: Develop responses to avoid situations that threaten personal safety:

    • using conflict resolution

    • reporting bullying and sexual harassment

    • traveling in pairs

  • HW.11.7.12: Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse (e.g., counselor, teacher, resource officer)

Grade 8

  • HW.11.8.11: Analyze examples of harassment and intimidating behaviors:

    • media

    • technology

    • peer groups

  • HW.11.8.12: Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse (e.g., counselor, teacher, resource officer)
    Arkansas Department of Education

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