Training Opportunities

First Responder Training

A guide for First Responders who might need to report or participate in investigating child abuse allegations. This training details the appropriate steps to take when dealing with a child victim of sexual or physical abuse as well as children that have witnessed a homicide or violent crime. .

Steward of Children (Darkness to Light Program)

Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children is a revolutionary evidence-based sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, and motivates them to courageous action. The Stewards of Children program is designed for organizations that serve children and youth, and any/all adults interested in protecting children.

ASK - Suicide Prevention

Training that provides information about how to ask about suicide, seek more information and keep safe, and know how and when to refer individuals to the help they need in order to prevent suicide.

Community Presentations

Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness

Learn how to recognize common signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, how to react when you are faced with a sexually abused child, and appropriate steps to take following an outcry of sexual abuse.

Signs & Symptoms of Abuse

Learn how to recognize common signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, how to react when you are faced with a sexually abused child, and appropriate steps to take following an outcry of sexual abuse.

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

This training provides participants with the signs and symptoms of abuse, laws regarding making a report of child abuse, and steps to take when making a report to the Department of Family and Protective Services or your local law enforcement agency.\

Internet Safety

This training provides information on how to discuss internet safety with children.  it provides safety tips for internet use and helpful information for parents and children.

Bully Prevention Training

This training provides information to educational and religious institutions as well as to family members about the realities of the effects of bullying on children.  It also provides information on how to discuss bully prevention with children of all ages and how to set up a bully prevention program in your school district.

Texas Takes A Stand Against Child Abuse

The history behind the development of the Children’s Advocacy Center model and the improved outcome for children and their non-offending caregivers served by Children’s Advocacy Centers across the state.