The CACWC is proud to offer the community Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention docutraining. The 5 steps to protecting children is a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse and motivates them to courageous action.
The curriculum can be used by organizations and corporations who are seeking training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse or any group of individuals wanting to make a difference in their community.
The program includes:
An interactive workbook and a 5 Steps Guide for each participant containing the full program curriculum
An accompanying 70 minute DVD integrating segments of adult sexual abuse survivors relating their stories of violation and healing, with segments from the author of the curriculum and from professionals who interface daily with the problem of sexual abuse
Opportunity for discussion about important issues in sexual abuse prevention
After training, participants will:
Understand the facts of child sexual abuse
Understand how child sexual abuse happens
Understand that adults are responsible for the protection of children
Importance of screening staff/volunteers who work with children and adolescents
Understand how to minimize one-on-one opportunities
Have resources to act responsibly to child sexual abuse
Understand the proactive role youth serving organizations need to take to protect children and educate the community
For more information on the curriculum, please visit www.d2l.org. Each training session is 2 hours and CEUs can be awarded for professionals.