In an effort to expand child sexual abuse prevention efforts in Colorado, Illuminate Colorado licenses Prevent Child Abuse Vermont’s Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development Curriculum.  Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development (NHSD) is a 2 – 3 hour introductory workshop developed to foster healthy, nurturing relationships that support the healthy growth and development of children. Designed for parents, teachers, early childhood educators, childcare providers, home visitors, and community members, the workshop addresses the following topics:

  • Normal sexual development in children
  • Types of child sexual abuse
  • The Range of sexual behaviors
  • Facts and myths about abuse
  • Signs of sexual abuse
  • Answering children’s questions
  • Responding to sexual behavior in children

A book list for children and parents, resource list, and information on mandated reporting is also available.

Facilitator Training

A Facilitator Training will be scheduled in 2017.  Apply now and we will contact you with details!