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Categories: General News, News and Events, Other

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

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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™ …

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Making Spaces Safer. What is an Environmental Scan?

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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 …

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Categories: General News, Home, Our Perspective

Hugs or High-Fives? Healthy touch and body boundaries

Summer is here again – and hugs can be too! Help your child feel safe, secure, and supported as social distancing ends by championing healthy touch and body boundaries.  After a year spent social distancing, many of us may feel nervous about returning to “normal.” Isolation undoubtedly causes stress and anxiety; however, it can also …

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Digital Safety Tips

According to the New York Times, tech companies reported over 45 million online photos and videos of children being sexually abused in 2018 – more than double what they found the previous year. For parents, caregivers, and concerned citizens, headlines like this can be overwhelming and disheartening. How can this be the case? And how …

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Categories: General News, Home, Our Perspective, School Safety

Safe Online Learning: For Parents

Para Español, vaya aquí. With schools moving to digital learning, your kids may be spending more time online. Whether playing games, having classes, or socializing with friends, they are in front of a screen more than normal. So, how do you ensure they are staying safe online? Just like you would if your children were …

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