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Triangle Abuse Prevention & Safety Programs

The following is a list of the topics that we teach to people of all abilities. Each topic ranges between 30-90 minutes per class, depending on class size and needs. Clients are encouraged to meet with the instructors to arrange a customized program to meet their specific goals and needs for participants. Instructors can also develop and teach topics customizable to the client or agency.

Topic Options: Safety, Self-Advocacy & Self-Defense
  • Safety, awareness, self-protection strategies against strangers that make one uncomfortable
  • Creating and reinforcing personal boundaries around touch with familiar people
  • Defending oneself against a familiar person insulting, harassing, or bullying them
  • Safely & appropriately confronting a familiar person who is spreading rumors about them
  • Self-defense against a familiar person touching them inappropriately
  • Communicating & upholding boundaries in dating/ intimate partner relationships
  • Physical skills for self-defense in dangerous situations
Topic Options: Understanding, Maintaining & Respecting Mutual Boundaries
  • Setting & respecting other people’s boundaries & responding appropriately
  • Boundary setting with classmates
  • Boundary setting around social media & personal information
  • Boundary setting against peer pressure
  • Advocating on behalf of someone else who is uncomfortable
  • Travel safety training on public transportation
  • Personal boundary setting around ableism
  • Boundary setting & appropriately communicating wants/needs in dating relationships
  • Boundary setting & appropriately communicating wants/needs with parents & guardians
  • Boundary setting with professionals
  • Boundary setting in the workplace
Topic Options: Healthy Relationships
  • Appropriate touch within different relationships
  • Appropriate touch within professional, public, and private settings
  • Healthy Communication
  • Healthy Decision Making
  • Healthy and Unhealthy Behaviors
  • Consent
  • Assertiveness & Boundary Setting with Familiar People
Topic Options: Online & Social Media Safety
  • Connecting with People on Social Media
  • Red Flags on the Internet: Safety with Dangers Online
  • Healthy Decision Making Online
  • Healthy Communication & Boundaries Online
  • How to protect oneself against scams
  • How to protect oneself against cyberbullying/harassment
  • Peer pressure online (with familiar people)
  • Online Dating Safety
  • Consent Online
  • Understanding Privacy Settings on Social Media


For more information, contact:
Melissa Strout, Chief Integrity Officer
Phone: 781.388.4343
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Mike Perry, Triangle Abuse Prevention Operations Manager
Phone: 781.354.1125  
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Adriana Li, Triangle Abuse Prevention Operations Manager
Phone: 781.299.2581  
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