posted on February 12, 2016 13:49
For Immediate Release
The St. Louis County Police Department is hosting a free workshop for parents, staff, and volunteers advocating for children to help kids stay safe from sexual predators. The workshop’s goal is to increase your awareness to prevent child sexual abuse. The workshop is scheduled for March 9, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the St. Louis County Police Department Black Jack Substation located at 12500 Old Jamestown Road. This training is being offered to those who work for youth-serving organizations free of charge. Please see the attached flyer.
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.
· 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
If you are interested in attending, or would like more information, contact Detective Grant Rummerfield with the St. Louis County Police Department at 314-615-8632, or by email at [email protected]
SEATING IS LIMITED. CALL OR EMAIL TO REGISTER BY MARCH 1, 2016.