Body Safety Superstars! Online Professional Development


The principles of body safety play an essential role in developing safe and respectful spaces in and outside of the classroom.

Professional Development

Hosted by CEO Deanne Carson, this 10-part series covers the following topics: 

  • Creating strategies for the participation and empowerment of children
  • Supporting community solutions and creating partnerships in prevention
  • Understanding the complexity of childhood sexual abuse: myths, facts, indicators and risk factors
  • Embedding the 10 key learning areas of abuse prevention
  • Modelling child safe practices (Victorian Child Safe Standards & National Child Safe Standards)
  • Planning age-appropriate child safe lessons and activities
  • Understanding age-appropriate behaviour including understanding the signs of possible sexual abuse
  • Understanding the role of technology in childhood sexual abuse; grooming and abusers
  • Hearing and handling disclosures including self-care
  • Ensuring culturally sensitive and inclusive solutions for your community

The course consists of a series of pre-recorded lessons, each booking includes two half-hour Q & A sessions.

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Body Safety Australia acknowledges and pays respect to the past and present Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual, and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.

Body Safety Australia is a child-safe organisation. We are committed to keeping children and young people safe by empowering the whole community in prevention education. We value and empower children and young people's voices in our programs and create a safe space that supports all persons to disclose. To read our full commitment to children, click here. If you have a Child Safety concern, click here.

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