Currently in 23 schools across suburban Hennepin County, Cornerstone’s school-based services (formerly known as PAVE) provides classroom education to thousands of students each year. Topics in the KNOW Abuse Curriculum include healthy vs. unhealthy dating relationships, dating violence/sexual assault, bullying, unhealthy anger/aggression, anger management, harassment and how to identify abuse.
Cornerstone educators are also available to meet individually with students who are referred through the schools, who have experienced (or perpetrated) abuse, bullying, harassment, cyber-bulling and/or interpersonal violence. Through this specialized service, students gain the skills needed to address personal issues, gain support and/or access other services necessary to address their trauma.
In addition to classroom presentations and individualized support, the following groups are currently offered in schools across Hennepin County by Cornerstone’s school-based staff: