Change Your School or Organization with myWorth!

Learn about yourself, your worth, and how cell phones, social media, and the internet have an influence on your life.

myWorth can be customized to fit with all groups. Our current focus:

About myWorth

These activities were developed for schools or other youth-serving organizations to supplement your current curriculums.

An easy-to-follow facilitator guide and rich PowerPoint slides allow a facilitator (older youth or adult) to walk participants through safe conversations about our unique gifts as humans, the importance of relationships, and connecting the influence of cell phones and our online choices on our self-worth and happiness.

Contact for more information!

A video created by our local youth, sharing what they have learned through myWorth.

*Used with permission

Representatives from the following organizations contributed their time, opinions, and expertise for this project.

Tools

These tools have been developed by iRespect&Protect staff to help you, your students, and your staff talk about online cruelty, cyberbullying, anxiety, depression, sexting, sextortion, and teen suicide.

Tools For Your Organization & Children/Families You Serve

Resources

Links to local and national websites and organizations.

If this is an emergency, call 911.

These resource links represent a compilation of resources identified by iRespect&Protect staff.  It is not intended to be comprehensive and iRespect&Protect does not specifically endorse or make any representations regarding any of the resources.

Crisis Support
  • How To Report Child Abuse – Oregon Child Abuse Hotline
    If you have reasonable suspicion that a child is being abused, call the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline at 1.855.503.SAFE (7233) and make a report to the Oregon Department of Human Services. Please be prepared to provide identifying information and, if known, the whereabouts of the child.
  • Marion County Youth & Family Services
    Services for 0-17 years old. Crisis screenings are at no cost. Trauma-informed, culturally responsive.
    503.576.HOPE (4673)
  • Marion & Polk Co. Northwest Human Services Crisis Line
    24/7 crisis intervention, emergency food/shelter, trauma counseling and more.
    503.581.5535
  • MidWillamette Valley Suicide Prevention Coalition
    mvsuicideprevention.com
  • Oregon YouthLine
    24/7 Oregon youth hotline for “any problem, big or small”
    1.877.968.8491
    TXT: “teen2teen” to 839863
  • Polk County Behavioral Health Crisis Line
    24/7 hotline for suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Will talk to caller and connect them to local help.
    503.623.9289 (Weekdays 8 AM – 5 PM)
    503.581.5535 (Weekends/Outside of Regular Business Hours)
Cyberbullying, Online Harm, Sexting, & Sextortion Resources
Local Organizations & Parenting Resources
  • 211 Info
    Stay up to date on school resources available to students and families. Know what is being offered in your zip code so you can share with students, staff, and more.
  • Family Building Blocks
    Parenting resources including relief nursery, healthy families, or early head start. Parenting classes and trainings available, as well as other opportunities like playgroups, family nights, and more.
  • Liberty House Prevention Services
    Prevention education and trainings to help empower adults and our communities to keep children safe. For more information, view our prevention trainings flyer in English or Spanish. You can contact us at info@irespectandprotect.com or call our office at 971.599.5876.
  • Marion & Polk Early Learning Hub
    Find family and health resources resources for your child’s physical and mental health, early learning and development, and family services. Classes and events are available to view and register for on their Events Calendar.
  • Mid-Valley Parenting
    Find classes, discussion groups, and information in Polk and Yamhill Counties to support parents in the development of their children. Classes and events are available to view and register for on their Events Calendar.
  • Mid-Valley Resources
    Find local resources in Salem and surrounding communities to help with all kinds of needs such as food pantries, emergency financial assistance, medical services, housing information and more.
  • Polk County Family & Community Outreach
    Find resources and solutions in Polk County to meet your needs–such as Drug, Alcohol, Problem Gambling & Suicide Prevention, Early Learning & Family Engagement, Family Resource Navigation, Polk County Resource Center, School Based Mental Health, Service Integration, and Veteran Services Office.

Trainings

Liberty House facilitates iRespect&Protect and provides child abuse prevention trainings in English and Spanish to empower adults and help communities keep children safe.

View our monthly training calendar!

Click on a date on the calendar to register for a FREE community training or contact us if you would like to schedule a private training! We can also create customized trainings for your school or organization.

Stewards of Children

Learn the five steps to keeping children safe from child sexual abuse: 1) Learn the Facts; 2) Minimize Opportunity; 3) Talk About It; 4) Recognize the Signs; 5) React Responsibly.

Bystanders Protecting Children

An introduction to how bystanders play an important role in protecting children from boundary violations and sexual abuse. Learn new skills for intervening when someone has crossed a safe boundary with a child.

Healthy Touch for Children & Youth

Learn about safe and respectful interactions with children and how to recognize concerning behaviors. Learn about healthy sexual development and identify normal health touching behaviors from potential unhealthy behaviors.

Let’s Talk

Talking with children about sex and sexual abuse is an important step in protecting and empowering children. Learn how to talk about difficult topics and participate in practice conversations so you can feel confident talking with your children.

Cell Phones and Children, Best Practices

Learn the connections between cell phone use and mental health. Explore our best practices and actionable tools you can implement with your family to stay safe and have healthy relationships with cell phones and devices.

Mandatory Reporter Review

Review how to recognize, react to, and report child abuse. This training is intended for Mandatory Reporters and it’s presented in collaboration with ODHS Child Welfare.

Digital Dangers & Internet Safety for Youth

Understand the types of digital dangers (including sexting and cyberbullying) youth can be exposed to online. Learn strategies to help reduce risk and empower youth to make healthy choices.