The Missouri State Statute 170.045 requires that students in grades 6-12 receive trauma-informed developmentally appropriate, sexual abuse training. The school district shall notify parents or guardians in advance of the training required under this section, of the content of the instruction, and the parent's or guardian's right to have the student excused from the instruction. Should you need additional support, please reference the following resources. In addition, the hotline number for making reports is 1-800-392-3738.
Local Kirkwood School District Resources:
Safe Connections Prevention Education
Preferred Family Healthcare
Missouri Department of Mental Health
Alive and Well Communities
Teens Health from KidsHealth.org
KSD Safe and Sound Resources
BJC Behavioral Health
KSD Policies and required back to school training
KSD Health/PE curriculum
*Please contact your child's school to get connected with school-level social workers, educational support counselors and professional school counselors.
State and National Resources: