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Categories: General News, Home, Our Perspective

Safe Online Learning: For Teachers

During this unusual time, you have had to completely change the way you teach. Your lesson plans, activities, and discussions look very different than they did just a few weeks ago. As you tread through this new space, it’s important to remember that in your physical classroom environment you have classroom rules and your school …

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Categories: Child Sexual Abuse Survivors, General News, Guest Blog, Home, Our Perspective

Minimizing Opportunity During Coronavirus Quarantine

We have all felt the impact of the Coronavirus in our lives, but none more than the victim of abuse who may be quarantined with their abuser. As a survivor of child sexual abuse, I know what it feels like to live with a perpetrator, and I know how important any time away from home …

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Up Your Coaching Game: Take it to the Next Level

When you commit to creating a safe, protective environment for your athletes, you create a place where they can grow and excel. So, how do you take it to the next level? Be informed about child abuse, be aware of your environment, and be prepared to respond to concerns. Know the appropriate steps to take …

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Up Your Coaching Game: Communication

Communication is key to coaching and teamwork. You communicate with other coaches, staff, athletes and their parents every day in your facility. But how do you converse with them? A big part of preventing abuse is open, honest communication. When dialogue is encouraged among coaches, athletes, and parents, it makes it harder for an offender …

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Taking Protective Steps During the Coronavirus Pandemic

From all of us at the Darkness to Light office, we hope you are staying safe and protected from COVID-19. The impact of the coronavirus is being felt across the world, and we know it may be difficult to maintain your normal child protective steps while adapting to the ever-changing environment. Your child’s school has …

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