Knowing about child sexual abuse makes us more mindful about how we interact with children. Healthy affection and touch are protective from child sexual abuse especially with parents, caregivers, and family members. This training teaches you some guidelines for healthy touch and safe, respectful ways to interact with children.
During the training, you will hear compelling stories from experts and survivors about being an active bystander. You will also:
TRIGGER WARNING: This training contains a mix of survivor stories, expert advice, practical guidance for prevention of child sexual abuse, and other topics that you may find uncomfortable; triggering of your own experiences or may create uncomfortable thoughts or emotions. If you need support before, during, or after the training, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE (4673). This hotline is available in both English and Spanish, and we encourage you to utilize this resource as you see fit.