Through its statewide prevention initiative, the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy presents Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children, child abuse prevention training.
Stewards of Children is for any responsible adult who cares about the protection of children, whether a parent or professional. It is also used for individuals and organizations who seek training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse, and to enhance their child protection policies and procedures.
Stewards of Children is a 2.5 hour prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child protection behaviors.
Topics covered include:
-Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse
-Types of situations in which child sexual abuse might occur
-Simple and effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse
-The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults
-Signs of sexual abuse so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly
Registration is required. To register, please click "register now" at the top of the page. Once you have signed up, additional video conference instructions will be emailed to you. A follow-up survey will be sent via email immediately following the training. In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants must complete the initial follow-up survey. There is a minimum of people needed to conduct a training, so please be aware that if there is low registration, this training may be canceled.
This program is approved for 2 contact hours of continuing education by:
The National Association of Social Workers
The National Board for Certified Counselors
Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
Bright From the Start for Childcare providers
Ohio Nurses Association
Emergency Medical Services