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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 release of the much-anticipated update to the award-winning Stewards of Children®. Described as a “NEW Training for …

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New Year’s Resolutions for Youth Serving Organizations

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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® Become a Partner in Prevention Develop customized social behavior change strategies for …

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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?

What are Environmental Scans? Kids in Art Room
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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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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