Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
Illuminate Colorado works to ensure that every child grows up healthy and free from sexual abuse by educating and empowering adults.
Our certified staff offer evidence-based training and ongoing support to local organizations and facilitators through the following programs to increase Colorado’s capacity to create safe spaces where children can thrive.
Stewards of Children®
If enough adults in a community take this FREE two-hour interactive online training then, together, we can create a new standard of child safety in your community and throughout Colorado. Stewards of Children® is an evidence-informed, award-winning two-hour training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Created by Darkness 2 Light, and managed in Colorado by Illuminate Colorado, Stewards of Children® is the only evidence-informed, adult-focused child sexual abuse prevention training in the United States proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.
Perfect for any adult who cares about the well-being of children in your community.
- Volunteers with youth-serving organizations
- Sports leagues
- Day care centers
- After school programs
- Children’s clubs
- Church groups
- Every adult in every community
You will learn:
- Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from child sexual abuse.
- The importance of talking about the prevention of child sexual abuse with children as well as your coworkers and neighbors.
- The types of situations in which child sexual abuse can occur.
- Signs of child sexual abuse in order to intervene and react responsibly.
- Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse in Colorado today.
Help Colorado Reach the Tipping Point
Understanding and Responding to the Sexual Behaviors of children
A perfect training for professionals wanting a deeper understanding of normal, problematic and abusive sexual behaviors. Learn how to use universal goals to promote health, prevent perpetration of abuse and intervene to prevent reinforcement of chronic abusive acting out.
Created by Gail Ryan at the Kempe Center, Illuminate Colorado is a certified to offer this training to help others learn how to use universal goals to promote health, prevent perpetration of abuse and intervene to prevent reinforcement of chronic abusive acting out.
Coloradans Who Need to Be Trained
Together, we can reach a tipping point in Colorado where children grow up happy, healthy and safe in communities that prevent children from experiencing sexual abuse.
If enough adults in a community take a FREE two-hour interactive online training then, together, we can create a new standard of child safety in your community and throughout Colorado.
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