Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
The Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® and Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing have forged an exciting partnership that continues to grow. Over the last several years, Nursing students have implemented the Hands & Words Project in schools in Baltimore with stories of success and enthusiasm.
Nursing staff and students have also implemented the Hands & Words Project in various schools and community organizations throughout the Virgin Islands, receiving overwhelming support and positive feedback.
Locations in Virgin Islands include:
1) St. Croix-Elena Christian Junior High School, Luthern Social Services Senior Housing, & a Hands & Words booth at the Agricultural Fair.
2) St. Vincent’s-Presented at a sexual abuse prevention workshop and provided resources to local schools (all grade levels) and community clinics.