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Child sexual abuse and exploitation are among the most prevalent health concerns facing our children today. While most cases of child sexual abuse are never reported, statistics show that one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually exploited before age eighteen. The life-long effects of child sexual abuse are devastatingly self-destructive, and include depression, suicide, alcohol and drug abuse, increased school dropout rate, teen pregnancy, and domestic violence. The impact of child maltreatment is profound and enormous. A single incident affects the victim not only today, but quite often tomorrow and beyond as well. That incident also reverberates through families and across institutions—including medical and mental health resources, law enforcement and judicial systems, public social services, and nonprofit helping agencies— as they respond to the incident and support the victim in the aftermath. KidSafe’s education programs train children, parents, educators and professionals to prevent, recognize, respond and report abuse. KidSafe Foundation has served more than 55,000 children and 33,000 adults in Florida. This evidenced based model has proven effectiveness in developing skills needed for prevention. Empower me KidSafe programs include - 8 week curriculum for children ages 4-11, parent education, teacher training, 2 children's safety books and sexual abuse prevention training for all professionals working with children.