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The Hot Chocolate Talk: The Discussion Every Parent Needs to Have

Tips, Tools, and Resources for Parents to Help Start the Conversation

Child sexual abuse thrives on silence. Parents who talk openly and often to children about abuse help to keep kids safe. The Hot Chocolate Talk is our new initiative that will demonstrate to parents what to say and do to protect kids from predators. … Read More


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FREE Classroom Challenge—“Can’t Stop the Feeling” Video Treasure Hunt

Take Students on an Interactive Adventure

In this classroom challenge, students can look up, down, and all around for their favorite Second Step characters in our 360º New Year’s video! This musical classroom challenge celebrates educators and the kids who work year-round to learn SEL skills. … Read More


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Advancing Child Well-Being: Introducing Jordan Posamentier, Senior Manager of Policy & Advocacy

Now’s the Time to Design Good Policy—Our Dedication to Policy & Advocacy

Introducing our new senior manager of Policy & Advocacy, Jordan Posamentier, who will lead the charge in developing policies that support the whole child—from social-emotional learning (SEL) to child protection and bullying prevention.… Read More


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We’ve Consolidated Your Online Second Step Program Experience

The updated SecondStep.org has all the product information and resources you need! Here’s what’s new.

The Second Step Program is instrumental in strengthening the social-emotional skills of over 10.6 million students every year in the U.S., and we’re extending our reach in 2017 with our just-released Read More


Announcing the New and Improved Committee for Children Website!

A Fresh Take on the Committee for Children Website, Plus the New SecondStep.org

Why Redesign?

You may have been using the Committee for Children website as your go-to place for Second Step Program information and product purchases. As more and more classrooms and districts have implemented our… Read More


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Committee for Children and UW Sponsor 7th Annual Bullying Research Network Think Tank

Research Experts Gather in Seattle to Discuss Cyberbullying and What to Do About It

On July 27–28, 2017, Committee for Children and the University of Washington co-hosted the seventh annual Bullying Research Network Think Tank in Seattle, WA. The topic of discussion was “Translational Research in Cyberbullying: What We Know a… Read More