PASSAGES, Inc. Is The Sexual Violence Agency Serving Clarion, Clearfield, And Jefferson Counties In Pennsylvania.

Please contact us to learn how our FREE & Confidential services will benefit you.

Prevention Programs​

Preschool:  

  • "Carefree Kids” Puppet Show (safe/unsafe touch)

  • Care for Kids: Early Childhood Sexuality and Abuse Prevention

    • 6-session series on Bodies, Babies, Feelings, Bedtime, Touching and Asking for Help


Kindergarten - Grade 4

  • Care for Kids: Early Childhood Sexuality and Abuse Prevention

    • 6 session series on Bodies, Babies, Feelings, Bedtime, Touching and Asking for Help ( Gr. K-1)

  • Safe/Unsafe Touches (Grades K-4)

  • Second Step Child Protection Unit:

    • 4 to 6-session series on staying safe (Gr. 1)

  • “Carefree Kids” Puppet Show (Gr. 1)

  • Healthy Boundaries (Gr. 4)

  • Second Step Bullying Prevention (Gr. 4)

    • A culturally-sensitive, 4-session series on bullying prevention, bystander skills, and anti-oppression

  • BABES (Beginning Awareness Basic Education Studies (Gr. 1 – 2)

    • An 8-lesson puppet series.


Grades 5 and 6

  • “Sexual Abuse:  What is it?” (Gr. 6)

  • Peer Sexual Harassment (Gr. 5 – 6)

  • Internet Predators:  “R U Chatting With Danger?” (Gr. 5 – 6)

  • Cyberbullying:  Crossing The Line…Drawing The Line” (Gr. 5 – 6)

  • Social Media: Putting the Pieces Together

  • Second Step Bullying Prevention (Gr. 5)

    • A culturally-sensitive, 4-session series on bullying prevention, bystander skills, and anti-oppression


Grades 7 to 12

  • Sexual Violence: 101 (Gr. 7 – 12)

  • Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault (Gr. 11 – 12)

  • “Internet Predators: Hidden Dangers of the Internet” (Gr. 7-12)

  • P.A.C.T. (“Promoting Awareness of the College Transition”) (Gr. 12)

    • A series done by university students to educate high school seniors who will be attending college about sexual violence, healthy relationships, “Red Zone”, and Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault. (Programs dependent on the availability of university educators)

  • Peer Sexual Harassment (grades  7-9)

  • “Sexting” (Grades 7 – 12)

  • “Cyberbullying:  Crossing The Line…Drawing The Line” (Grades 7 – 12)

  • Expect Respect

    • An 8-session series for teens addressing social norms, bullying, sexual assault and dating violence

  • Social Media: Putting the Pieces Together

  • Gender Roles and Stereotypes:  Real Life vs. the Media


Post High School & Community

  • Child Abuse/Mandated Reporting Trainings (Approved in accordance with Act 31 and Act 126; * fee may apply for this training)
  • “Sexual Violence: 101 – What is it really?”
  • P.A.C.T. “Promoting Awareness of the College Transition”
    • 20-hour peer educational training for college students to educate high school/college students about sexual violence, healthy relationships, “Red Zone”, and Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault.  (Programs dependent on the availability of university educators)
  • “Sexting"
  • Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training (College)
  • “Internet Predators in Your Home: Hidden Dangers of the Internet
  • “Talking To Kids About Touching” –For parents or educators
  • “Where We Live”
    • A 4-session series for parents of young children that addresses healthy boundaries
  • Elder Sexual Abuse
  • In-Service Trainings

Services

24-Hour Hotline

The 24-hour hotline is answered in the office Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. After business hours and on weekends/holidays the hotline is answered by a trained sexual assault counselor who can provide crisis counseling. If medical/legal accompaniment is needed, the answering service will call an on-call direct service volunteer or staff member to meet an individual at one of our area hospitals or police stations for support within an hour of the dispatched time. To reach our 24-hour hotline, please call any of our office location numbers.



Individual Counseling/Group Counseling

Individual supportive/empowerment counseling is provided for any victims/survivors of sexual violence who contact PASSAGES, Inc through either a self-referral or a referral by a human services agency, law enforcement, medical facility, etc.  Staff counselors are here to help individuals who are dealing with issues stemming from sexual violence that has occurred within their lives. Counseling is also available for significant others (families & friends) of victims/survivors.

Group counseling is periodically available for individuals who feel more comfortable in a group setting when there is enough client interest. 


Legal and Medical Advocacy / Accompaniment

Legal and medical advocacy/accompaniment is available 24 hours/day. Requests usually come from hotline calls, medical facilities, law enforcement or the District Attorney's office. Staff and/or direct service volunteers can accompany victims/ survivors through medical examinations related to sexual violence and any appointments for medical follow-up. Staff are also available to accompany victims/survivors through any legal proceedings related to their sexual assault. This includes police interviews, preliminary hearings, trials, sentencing, etc. In addition, clients will be kept apprised of the progress of their case through the criminal justice system and assisted with the preparation of victim impact statements.



Prevention/Educational Services

PASSAGES, Inc offers many prevention/educational programming for all ages throughout our Clarion, Clearfield, and Jefferson County service area to schools/universities, community groups, businesses, social service agencies, daycares, medical facilities, etc.  All programs are free.  * There may be a fee for schools/medical facilities needing the Child Abuse/Mandated Reporting Training.

For more information or to schedule a program, please contact any of our office locations to speak with one of our Prevention Educators.

1-800-793-3620

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PASSAGES, Inc.