DARKNESS to LIGHT'S STEWARDS of CHILDREN Training
Offering 2 core continuing education hours
approved by NASW Georgia Chapter for social workers
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Georgia State University
55 Park Place NE, Room 838, Atlanta, GA 30303
Presented by Robbyn Ingram, Director
Fulton County Court Appointed Special Advocates
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration, Breakfast, Networking
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Stewards of Children Training
Why Do We Need Stewards of Children?
- 1 in 4 girls is sexually abused before age 18.
- 1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before age 18.
- 39 million survivors of child sexual abuse in America today.
- 90% are abused by someone they know.
How Should You Respond to the Risks?
- Understand the impact.
- Screen employees and volunteers.
- Create policies eliminating/minimizing one adult/one child situations.
- Develop clear-cut child sexual abuse reporting procedures.
- Train employees and volunteers to protect children from sexual abuse.
How Does Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children Address These Needs?
- Offers a sexual abuse prevention training program that educates staff/volunteers to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
- Provides the training necessary for an effective risk management approach
- Provides resources to create child protection policies and procedures
- Ideal for response to insurance requirements regarding risk management
What Does the Training Include?
- The training is led by a Darkness to Light authorized facilitator enabling interaction, insight and compassion.
- Opportunity for discussion about important issues in sexual abuse prevention and the relevance of these issues within organizations that serve children and adolescents.
Upon completion of training, attendees will receive the Stewards of Children Certificate, a CE letter, and information about additional Darkness to Light online training.
Robbyn Ingram, Executive Director of Fulton County Court Appointed Special Advocates, brings integrity, commitment and passion to the organization, as well as her strong ties to the community. Ms. Ingram has held key positions with community organizations including United Way, FRESH (Fulton Roundtable Expanded Services Headquarters), Fulton County Citizens Advisory Board, High Museum of Art Community Relations Committee, and Spina Bifida Association of Georgia (SBAG).
NASW Members $10 l Nonmember $15
Pre-registration Required (limited to 40 participants)
Please note: Continuing education programs approved by NASW Georgia Chapter meet social work continuing education requirements of the Georgia Composite Board for social workers licensed in Georgia (see Chapter 135.9 Continuing Education, http://rules.sos.ga.gov/gac/135-9).
Social workers licensed/certified in another professional discipline and/or state should check with their licensure/certification/regulatory entity to determine if the above program meets their continuing education needs.