Darkness To Light Training - Protecting Children From Sexual Abuse

Darkness to Light Training - Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

AutismUp offers Darkness to Light training throughout the year. Darkness to Light is a national non-profit organization that seeks to empower adults to prevent child sexual abuse. This training program empowers adults to prevent child sexual abuse.

During this award-winning Stewards of Children® prevention training, you’ll meet survivors who lived through child sexual abuse, experienced its immediate and long-term effects, and ultimately were able to find healing. You’ll meet experts who work with children and families and confront abuse on a daily basis. Lastly, you’ll find concrete steps that you can take to protect the children in your life. Know the steps!

1. Learn The Facts

1 in 10 children are sexually abused. Over 90% of them know their abuser. Children with disabilities are 3-6 times more often targets.

2. Minimize Opportunity

Eliminate or reduce isolated, one-on-one situations to decrease risk for abuse.

3. Talk About It

Have open conversations with children about our bodies, sex, and boundaries.

4. Recognize The Signs

Know the signs of abuse to protect children from further harm.

5. React Responsibly

Understand how to respond to risky behaviors and suspicions or reports of sexual abuse.

Our next training sessions are scheduled for April 22 at 6:30pm and April 24 at 12:30 pm CLICK HERE to register for this important training.

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