ThinkFirst for Kids
This elementary school presentation features a curriculum focused on seat belts, bike helmets, school bus safety, swimming safety, and gun/violence prevention. ThinkFirst for TeensThe ThinkFirst team provides presentations in junior and senior high schools, in both classroom and assembly formats. The program features the personal testimony of an individual who has experienced either a head injury and/or a spinal cord injury. High school students are the primary target audience for this program, with presentations given to over 10,000 teenagers each year.
Safety Seat Education and Checkpoint Events
Education and hands-on technical training regarding the proper use of child safety seats. (Statistics report an 85 percent misuse of child safety seats -- too often seats are not installed properly and, therefore, do not protect children adequately).
ThinkFirst Exhibits/Community Education The ThinkFirst team participates in many safety exhibits, providing the "think first to prevent injuries" message to all ages!
This elementary school presentation features an obstacle course set up to teach bike safety, bike rules of the road and bike helmet use.
This pre-prom high school assembly is an outdoor event demonstrating the real-life scenario of an alcohol-related crash. Community rescue personnel respond to the scene. Community partners involved may include: law enforcement (local, county and Illinois State police), coroner, emergency rescue personnel (fire dept. and EMS), local hospital personnel, judge or state's attorney, high school students as "victims", SADD, and local MADD volunteers.
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