"Standing UP  and Speaking OUT to Stomp OUT Childhood Sexual Abuse."

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Research shows that 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused by the time they turn18. At Stomp out the Silence (S.O.S.), we have partnered with Darkness to Light (D2L) because we believe that adults are responsible for the safety of children, and we appreciate your desire to help protect children in your community.

 WHAT
is Stewards of Children?
Stewards of Children is a 2-hour, evidence-informed training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for parents, youth-serving organizations, and other concerned individuals.
                                 
“As an adult survivor of child sexual abuse, I hope society opens their eyes and ears, stops denying, and                                     does all within their power to educate themselves on this topic.” - CSA Survivor


 WHAT are the Outcomes?
  • Increased awareness of the prevalence, consequences, and circumstances of child sexual abuse
  • New skills to help adults prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse 
  • Positive change to organizational policies and procedures
  • Individual empowerment through a personal prevention plan


 WHAT are the Distinctive Features?
  • A 2-part DVD presentation integrating commentary from sexual abuse survivors, experts in the field, and other concerned adults, all providing practical guidance for preventing and responding to child sexual abuse
  • An interactive workbook designed to facilitate discussion, reinforce key concepts and serve as a resource guide and personal action plan for protecting children.
  • Interactive discussion about important issues in sexual abuse prevention and how they affect communities and youth serving organizations
                                              “I love the cultural diversity in the materials.” - Healthcare Worker
 
 WHO uses the Program?
Stewards of Children is for anyone who wants to make a difference in their community by educating adults about the protection of children. It is also used by youth serving organizations, business, and corporations that wish to: train staff and volunteers in child sexual abuse prevention enhance child protection policies and procedures, or respond to insurance requirements lead a community-based prevention initiative and offer training to people in their area.
                                                   
“Wonderful, insightful, empowering!! Sheds a lot of light on a touchy and scary                                                                       subject.” -Community Member


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Intro to Stewards of Children

Intro to Darkness 2 Light