Ontario English Catholic Teachers

Violence Prevention


Canadian Safe School Network 

The Canadian Safe School Network offers a number of programs and resources to help reduce youth violence in schools and communities, including brochures, interactive CD-ROM’s, workshops, and assembly programs.

Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project
The Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Project is Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (COPA’s) core violence prevention program. It is a school-based violence prevention education program for Grades 1-6. The program entails workshops for students, parents, and staff using role play and skill development. The focus is on developing awareness and self-esteem.
COURAGE 7 and 8 and COURAGE High School are school-based violence prevention education programs designed and offered by COPA, a non-profit provincial agency with a unique approach to fostering ‘safe, strong, and free’ schools and communities.
Far From the Heart 
An interactive website and film addressing dating violence and sexual assault, Far From the Heart aims to help youth recognize the different forms of pressure and violence in dating relationships, and explores the issues that lie beneath this behaviour.