What is Erin’s Law?
Erin's Law-approved curricula, Think First & Stay Safe™ Adult Training and Youth Curriculum (for PreK-6) and Teen Lures TV Newscast™ School Program (for Grades 7-12), fulfill Erin's Law components of instruction requirements.
Erin's Law requires all public schools in each state to implement a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program which teaches:
- Students in grades preK – 12th grade, age-appropriate techniques to recognize child sexual abuse and tell a trusted adult.
- School personnel all about child sexual abuse.
- Parents & guardians the warning signs of child sexual abuse, plus needed assistance, referral or resource information to support sexually abused children and their families.
Erin’s Law is named after childhood sexual assault survivor, author, speaker and activist Erin Merryn. Erin’s Law has been passed in 37 states and is pending in 12 additional states (as of February, 2022). (Source: Erin's Law website)
Think First & Stay Safe™ and Teen Lures TV Newscast™ curricula have been helping schools and other child-serving organizations provide child/teen sexual abuse prevention competencies to school personnel, parents/guardians and students with its comprehensive and evidence-based lessons. Erin's-Law-TF&SS-TLTVNC-Meeting-Mandates. Our Personal Safety Specialists welcome the opportunity to work with you and your School District to help safeguard your students with the most comprehensive research and evidence-based curricula available.
Erin’s Law has been passed in the following 37 states:
- Vermont (Known as Act 1, passed in 2009)
- New Mexico
- New Hampshire
- South Carolina
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
- North Dakota
- New Jersey
- New York
Erin's Law is currently pending in these 13 states:
- South Dakota
- North Carolina