Edmondson-Telford Center for Children


"The Hall County Sheriff’s Office has been a core partner with ETCC since it inception and continues to be impressed with the positive impact the center has on the children of our community. The ETCC has consistently provided a safe and child friendly location for effectively investigating child abuse and child neglect cases. The ETCC is the pillar for the communities fight against child abuse and neglect."

~Kevin Head, Assistant Commander
Angel Tree at Lake Lanier Islands Magical Nights of Lights

Hall County Schools purchase Program

Thursday August 09, 2012 - Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe


Created in partnership with development teams at Arizona State University and tested in Florida schools during the 2010-2011 school-year, the new Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe™ curriculum, materials and training capsules are currently being launched to schools throughout the country for the upcoming fall semester.

Childhelp Speak Up Be Safe, the evolution of Good-Touch Bad-Touch®, offers a 21st century approach to the prevention of abuse by utilizing web-based tools, curriculum on Internet safety skills and cyber-bullying and a redirected focus on adult responsibility and skill building in keeping our children safe.

Childhelp celebrity ambassador Kathie Lee Gifford donated her time to narrate the training video. “As an advocate of children’s rights, I think educating our children is the greatest gift we can give them,” said Kathie Lee Gifford. “Childhelp’s Speak Up Be Safe curriculum helps children find their voice through age-appropriate teachings, and allows them to prevent abuse in their own lives.”

To go along with the brand new curriculum, a new website has also been developed for the program. Go to www.Childhelp.org/SpeakUpBeSafe to learn more about the program and to watch Kathie Lee’s video.