Faith Community Forum

Date/Time: 
04/27/2011 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Location
Address: 

Boys and Girls Club
1000 B Cherry Avenue

City: 
Charlottesville
Country: 
USA
Sponsoring Agency: 
SARA, Foothills Child Advocacy Center, and The Shelter for Help in Emergency
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jasmine Brock
Contact Phone: 
434-295-7273
Description: 

Clergy, youth ministers, congregational leaders, religious education teachers, and all interested adults who care about the health and well-being of children are encouraged to attend this forum on child abuse prevention presented by SARA, Foothills Child Advocacy Center, and The Shelter for Help in Emergency.

Learn:

  • Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse including prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child sexual abuse.
  • The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults.
  • How the community is collaborating to identify and help children exposed to domestic violence.


Develop:

  • Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse.
  • The signs of sexual abuse or exposure to domestic violence so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly.
  • New skills for adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
  • Ideas for integrating abuse prevention into your existing educational programs

Share with your congregation:

  • Policies to keep children safe
  • Community resources
  • Additional training opportunities from the sponsor organizations
  • Prevention and intervention skills
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