Child Abuse Awareness Training (CAAT)
Los Angeles Unified School District teachers, administrators, and staff who educate and care for students face constant challenges when trying to help keep children safer in today's fast-paced world. This site offers easy-to-use child abuse training resources to help address these challenges.
Abuse of children across the world occurs on a staggering scale. It is estimated that 40,000,000 children are abused each year.
Much more can be done to protect them, which is why this website, offers LAUSD teachers and administrators a set of tools to help children be safer.
2020-21 CAAT Course and Assessment Information
Employees with an active SSO were auto-registered in the annual MyPLN course on July 6, 2020. The deadline to complete the training and assessment is September 30, 2020.
Resources for Employees
Health Education Programs: heplausd.net
- Health Standards - Can be shared with teachers to have age appropriate and health standards aligned discussions with students at various grade levels to address safety awareness and mental/emotional/social protective skills.
- Child Abuse Prevention-Education: Grade Level Lessons
- Code of conduct training video: MyPLN
Scenarios to Facilitate Discussions About Adult Sexual Misconduct/Grooming
- Scenario 1 Whispering Teacher (elem)
- Scenario 2 Staring Teacher (elem)
- Scenario 3 The Volunteer (elem)
- Scenario 4 Touch and Go (elem)
- Scenario 1 Raining Cats and Dogs (sec)
- Scenario 2 Drama Rehearsal (sec)
- Scenario 3 Communication Boundaries (sec)
- Scenario 4 Big Daddy (sec)
Resources for Parents and Employees
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Discussions around personal boundaries with children
Associated Press: Animated videos: Boy Scouts’ new tactic to fight sex abuse
Barbara Sinatra’s Children Center