Lectures & workshops

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My Body Belongs to Me

The statistics on child sexual abuse cannot leave us indifferent. As parents and educators, we must take action in raising awareness, and give parents and teachers the knowledge and tools that will help us protect our children from sexual abuse.

My Body Belongs to Me safeguard program is composed of lectures and workshops for parents and educational staff. This program deals with the most important issues, including:

  • My body is my own

  • What are safe touches vs. unsafe touches

  • When and how to say NO

  • The difference between a good secret and a bad secret

  • Stranger danger, and who can we turn to for help.

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The lecture lasts 90 minutes and is designed for parents of children from kindergarten to elementary school age. The lecture includes a detailed presentation, sections from the show, videos, and songs.

Our tip:

My private parts are my own,

they are not to be touched or shown

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A lecture for parents and/or educational staffs:

The lecture is led by Yael Feder – Social worker, playwright, composer, director, actor, and a mother of four. Yael owns and runs Yael's Friends Theater, which exists for over 17 years and performs with hundreds of shows. Yael specializes in creating tools that explain complicated subjects in a simple manner, with over one million children, parents, and teachers who already experienced Yael's Friends products; My Body Belongs to Me kid's show, My Body Belongs to Me kid's movie & My Private Parts Belong to Me! children's book & coloring booklet available on Amazon. 

What is the lecture about?

•    How to explain to children that their body is only theirs?
•    How do we protect our children without frightening them?
•    What are the important messages that must come across to our children?
•    How to tell the difference between safe-play and unsafe-play amongst children?
•    How to answer children's questions?
•    How to identify injuries or signs of abuse?

yael's friends

What is the lecture about?

•    How to explain to children that their body is only theirs?
•    How do we protect our children without frightening them?
•    What are the important messages must come across to our children?
•    How to tell the difference between safe-play and unsafe-play amongst children?
•    How to answer children's questions?
•    How to identify injuries or signs of abuse?

A lecture for parents and/or educational staffs:

The lecture is led by Yael Feder – Social worker, playwright, composer, director, actor and mother of four. Yael own and runs "Yael's Friends Theater", which exists for over 17 years and preforms with hundreds of shows. Yael specializes in creating tools that explain complicated subjects in a simple manner, with over One million children, parents and teachers who already experienced Yael's Friends products; "My Body Belongs to Me" kid's show, "My Body Belongs to Me" kid's movie, & "My Private Parts Belong to Me!" children's book & coloring booklet available on Amazon. 

Teacher Training Program:

The teachers will be given tools for guiding their pupils about keeping safe, in a creative and suitable way.

This program enables the teacher to open a window of opportunity for their students to feel safe and protected by discussing this delicate matter.

Our Teacher Training Program includes 4 sessions:

  • Presentation of the show "My Body Belongs to Me".

  • A lecture about child sexual abuse.

  • Workshop

  • Creating student activities on safe touches.

Parent's workshops - 2 options

(1) 3 session workshop that includes:

A) A lecture on child sexual abuse.

B) Performance of the show, for parents and their children.
C) A discussion about the show for parents only.​

(2) 6-session workshop that includes the details described in option
no. 1, plus three more sessions that focus on secrets amongst children, recognizing sexual abuse, and a session that focuses on the importance of parents' reactions.