Categories: Misc, News and Events, Other, Success Stories, YMCA

Hockomock YMCA to raise awareness about CSA by using D2L programs

Across the country YMCA’s and D2L are working together to help prevent child sexual abuse.  One of these Y’s is the Hockomock YMCA in MA. They are working with their 5 member communities to bring awareness and offer Stewards of Children trainings. They have had tremendous support from their community as they work towards training …

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Arlington Texas city employees step up big time for prevention

Our good friends at the Alliance for Children in Fort Worth Texas and all of their partner organizations are on a mission to train 75,000 adults  in Tarrant County.  The latest group to come on board for this important initiative are the employees with the city of Arlington.  Dozens of Arlington city employees, including parks …

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Media consistently fails to mention the importance of prevention

We monitor the headlines and while it is disturbing reading at least 10 national headlines every day related to CSA, we know the numbers of children out there being abused each day is significantly greater.  We also know that the media has largely failed to combine the important message of prevention and what responsible adults …

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Talking to kids about sexual abuse

How do I talk to my kids about sexual abuse?  It’s one of the most frequently asked questions we get at Darkness to Light and it’s the most important thing you can do to help keep your children safe.  You can find resources on our web site here.  I also came across a Huffington Post …

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