Stewards of Children® training was developed by Darkness to Light and serves as a foundation of Safe Shores' Prevention and Outreach program. This training teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for individuals concerned about the safety of children as well as organizations that serve youth. Training includes discussion about critical issues in sexual abuse prevention and the relevance of these issues in our communities through a video sharing the voices of survivors and experts in the field.
Adults that complete the Stewards of Children® training will have access to Darkness to Light’s supplemental trainings at Safe Shores. These trainings build on the information introduced in Stewards of Children® and expand the prevention skills participants can bring back to their work, home, and community. The four supplemental trainings are:
- Bystanders Protecting Children from Boundary Violations and Sexual Abuse
- Sexual Abuse and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
- Healthy Touch for Children and Youth
- Talking with Children about Safety from Sexual Abuse