Vintage/Retired GS badges and memorabilia
Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ
Erin Mc Kinley of Senior Troop 1099 in Princeton developed this for her Girl Scout Gold Award Project.
To earn this IPP, you must complete: two skill builders, including the starred item, one technology, one service project, one career exploration and two activities from any category that you choose.
* 1. Participate in a three-hour self-defense course class or several courses totaling three hours,
certification from the instructor must be documented.
be part of making your home and community a safer place to live.
What are the warning signs of violence in a relationship? Obtain information about your rights in
in a relationship and how you can protect yourself from violent behavior. Discuss with your troop/friends what steps you should take if you find yourself in a relationship that is not safe.
support groups are available to assist them. Explore ways to help them realize that they are in danger and how you might help them.
Explore the various roles each play when an incident of domestic or dating violence occurs. Explore what steps you should take if you find yourself in a situation that is violent or life threatening.
emergency exit kit that you would take if needed, think about items like money, identifications,
phone numbers, etc.
2. Read The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker. How do his techniques for protecting yourself fit into
your life? What did you learn that you could now incorporate into your everyday life to help keep
3. Open my website at www.geocities.com/spaces 2001 to learn more about S.P.A.C.E.S., sign the guest
book and let me know about your interest in choosing S.P.A.C.E.S.
they often offer. Share this with your troop/friends.
violence. Create a scrapbook and share it with your troop/friends.
2. Organize a workshop to discuss domestic/dating violence issues. Include speakers from shelters or
legal protection agencies.
3. Find out how you can volunteer either directly or indirectly with a domestic abuse shelter.
4. Invite speakers to your troop who are involved with domestic abuse services: shelter personnel,
religious leaders, police officers, counselors, First Response Team volunteers or survivors.
they help to protect the victim?
departments have special service teams to assist the victims? Observe the First Response Team in action, if the police station has one available.
volunteers play in the running of the shelter. Explore the role of the volunteer coordinator hired by shelters.
How do they protect their clientele?
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