The Alaska Safe Children’s Act (also known as Erin’s and Bree’s Law) goes into effect June 30, 2017.
AS 14.30.355 (Erin’s Law) requires that the governing body of each school district to adopt and implement a policy, establish a training program for employees and students, and provide parental notices relating to sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and prevention for students enrolled in grades kindergarten through twelve.
AS 14.30.356 (Bree’s Law) requires that the governing body of each school district shall adopt and implement a policy, establish a training program for employees and students, and provide parental notices relating to dating violence and abuse in grades seven through twelve. A training program adopted under this section must emphasize prevention and awareness.
Staff Training Related to the Alaska Safe Children's Act
- Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Educator Training
- Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect
- Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Related Disabilities
- Suicide Awareness & Prevention Trainings
In 2015, the Alaska Office of Children’s Services investigated 1,272 reports of sexual abuse of children perpetrated by members of the immediate or extended family.
In 2015, 1 in 10 high school students had been physically abused by their dating partner and 1 in 10 had been sexually abused by their dating partner. (Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey)
- Program Coordinator II
- Kami Moore: (907) 465-2939
- Alaska Safe Children’s Act Task Force Final Report (pdf)
- Alaska Safe Children’s Act Toolkit
- Alaska Safe Children’s Act Start Up Grants, see contact information above.