Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children Free Training in Williams – January 22nd

| December 2, 2014

Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children

Free workshop for parents, staff, and volunteers advocating for children

Just a reminder, Thursday, January 15th is the last day to reserve your spot for the Darkness 2 Light training that is FREE through the Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council and North Country HealthCare.  This training will increase your understanding of the warning signs of child sexual abuse, how to properly respond to a child who has been abuse and best of all, strategies to PREVENT sexual abuse.

A light dinner will be provided for those in attendance, as well as, a certificate of completion and Continuing Education hours for some professions.  Please invite others to join us as well.

Help children stay safe from sexual predators  and “Increase your awareness to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse”

  • Hosted by North Country HealthCare
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
  • 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Conference Room at North Country HealthCare – Williams

The Stewards of Children program will increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors.  This program is for any responsible adult who cares about the welfare of children.  It is also appropriate for youth-serving organizations and personnel.

This training is FREE of charge and a light dinner will be served.

Topics Covered:

  • Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse
  • The types of situations in which child sexual abuse might occur
  • Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse
  • The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults
  • The signs of sexual abuse so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly

What Outcomes You Can Expect:

  • Increased awareness of the prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child sexual abuse
  • New skills to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
  • Individual commitment to action via a personal prevention plan

Michelle Simmons, Healthy Steps Child Development Specialist
North Country HealthCare
301 S. 7th St., Williams, AZ  86046
Office: 928-288-8004North Country: x3635
Email: msimmons@nchcaz.org
www.northcountryhealthcare.org
CALL/EMAIL TO REGISTER BY Thursday, January 15, 2015
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