Prevent Child Abuse Vermont announces training opportunities!

05 Sep 2014 9:05 AM | Adrienne Hoffman-Lewis (Administrator)

Sexual Abuse Prevention in Early Childhood

(PK- Grade 2)

Training of Trainers in Montpelier

June 12-13

September 8-9

November 3-4

Participants in this 2-day training will become certified trainers in the Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development™ and Care For Kids Programs.  For more information or to register, contact Robin Castle at 1-800-975-7147 or RCastle@pcavt.org.

Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development™

Participants will learn to present this 2-3 hour workshop for adults who learn about the relationship between healthy sexuality and child sexual abuse prevention. Topics include: identifying and responding to normal vs. concerning sexual behaviors in young children, answering children’s questions about sexuality, and developmentally targeted education for children about sexuality.

Care For Kids: Early Childhood Sexuality and Abuse Prevention

Care for Kids is a sexual abuse prevention program for children ages 3 to 8, their educators, and caregivers. Recognizing that adults need to take responsibility for protecting young children, the program provides specific ways to foster the open, non-threatening, and developmentally appropriate communication about the broad range of issues connected to healthy sexuality.  Care for Kids addresses both victim and victimizer prevention.

Youth Sexual Abuse Prevention

(Grades 7-8)

Training of Trainers in Montpelier

September 10-11

November 5-6

Sexual Abuse Free Environments for Teens (SAFE-T)

SAFE-T is a sexual abuse prevention program for students in grades 7 and 8, educators, and parents. Components of the program include training for school staff in child sexual abuse and its prevention, information for parents, and a skills-based curriculum to be used in the classroom with students. The SAFE-T curriculum works to build healthy relationship skills through addressing risk and protective factors.

Participants in this two day training will become trained Trainers in the SAFE-T Program.  For more information or to register, contact Johanna Straavaldsen at 1-800-975-7147 or JStraavaldsen@pcavt.org.


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