Community Stewards of Children Training

May 30 2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Location: Chaucie's Place

4607 East 106th Street

Carmel IN 46033


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Stewards of Children® is an evidence-informed child sexual abuse prevention program developed by the national organization Darkness to Light. This program educates adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. This training program is designed for parents and any adults who work with children or adolescents. Stewards of Children® is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors.

Who Uses the Program?

Stewards of Children® is for any responsible adult who cares about the protection of children. Chaucie's Place conducts community Stewards of Children® programs, as well as private trainings for youth-serving organizations and corporations that want:

  • training for staff and volunteers in the prevention of child sexual abuse;
  • to enhance their child protection policies and procedures or respond to insurance requirements; and
  • to lead a community-based initiative and offer prevention training to the community

What Topics are Covered in Stewards of Children®?

  • Facts about the prevalence of child sexual abuse in our community
  • 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 Can Be Expected After Training?

  • Increased awareness of the prevalence, consequences, and circumstances of child sexual abuse
  • New skills for adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
  • Proactive, positive change to organizational policies and procedures
  • Individual commitment to action via a personal prevention plan

Chaucie's Place conducts pre- and post-surveys with each Stewards of Children® participant. Results show that 97.3% of all participants report increased knowledge of child sexual abuse prevention; 99.5% would recommend the training, and the overall Chaucie's Place facilitator rating is 4.95 on a scale of 5.

How is the program delivered?

Stewards of Children® is provided by Chaucie's Place staff, an Authorized Facilitator trained by Darkness to Light. The content of the 2-hour program includes video commentary by adult survivors and experts in the field, as well as group discussion.

This training is for individuals ages 18+

Starting promptly at 9:00 am. Those arriving after 9:05 am will not be admitted.