Darkness To Light Announces New Stewards Of Children®

Darkness To Light Announces April Release Of The New Stewards Of Children® Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training CHARLESTON, SC – Darkness to Light, a national not-for-profit leader in the prevention of child sexual abuse, announced today the April ...
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New Year’s Resolutions for Youth Serving Organizations

Some of us set personal resolutions for the New Year, but have you ever considered setting one for the youth serving organization you work for? It might be something like: Have all of our staff, volunteers and board members take Stewards of Children® ...

A Look Back: 2022

Major milestones in child sexual abuse prevention were a part of 2022 for Darkness to Light and we are honored to have shared them with you. As we look back on some of the highlights of 2022 it is evident that our mission, to equip and empower adults ...


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Beyond Stewards of Children™, A Training to Create Prevention Oriented Communities

Beyond Stewards of Children™, A Training to Create Prevention Oriented Communities

Since 2004, Stewards of Children® has played a pivotal role in the protection of children from child sexual abuse in thousands of youth serving organizations. With the recent launch of Beyond Stewards of Children™ we are helping those organizations take their protection game to the next level. As its name suggests, Beyond Stewards of Children™ … Read More

Is Your After School Activity Topnotch?

After school activities serve as childcare, enrichment, tutoring, or engagement in sports. Whatever their purpose, parents and caregivers rely on these activities to keep their kids safe. Some parents will ask the tough questions (what training your staff has in child sexual abuse prevention, what is your code of conduct, how do you handle reports … Read More

Supplies Everyone Needs: Our Back-to-School Toolkit

Believe it or not, it is back to school time – time for academics, after school activities and homework.  Back to school means our children find themselves faced with a whole new set of adults (teachers, aides, school staff, and coaches) in which we ask them to trust. But there are many things that we … Read More

Making Spaces Safer. What is an Environmental Scan?

Step 2 of the 5 Steps to Protecting Children™, our framework for preventing child sexual abuse is Minimize Opportunity. We know that more than 80% of sexual abuse cases occur in isolated, one-on-one situations. So if you eliminate or reduce isolated, one-on-one situations between children and adults, as well as children and other youth, you’ll … Read More