Together We Can Prevent the Sexual Abuse of Children
Registration Open for Fall Training
Registration is open now for the next Circles of Safety virtual classroom series. Youth-serving professionals will learn to create safe environments, design safety plans, have difficult conversations, identify warning signs in kids and adults, and stop abuse before it starts. Space is limited!
I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THIS TRAINING! I can't wait to pass this knowledge along to my team and supervisors. 
-Recent A2A Participant

"This was amazing! I didn't know how much I needed this. Everything was so relevant to my job, and I think everyone should be aware of this information!"
-State sexual assault coalition prevention educator
Awareness to Action for Youth-Serving Professionals

Option 1: September 20 - 23
1:00pm - 4:00pm ET, daily

Option 2: October 6 - 27
1:00pm - 4:00pm ET, every Wednesday

Option 3: November 2 - 5
9:30am - 12:30pm ET, daily
Training of Trainers - Circles of Safety for Sexual Abuse Prevention

Option 1: November 15 - 17
1:00pm - 4:00pm ET, daily

Option 2: November 30 - December 2
9:30am - 12:30pm ET, daily
Awareness to Action
Overview: In online classes over 4 days, attendees will become better prepared to support children’s healthy and safe sexual development, identify and respond to warning signs in children and adult’s behaviors in their programs, and design safety plans to address safe boundaries, privacy, consent and respect.

The virtual classroom experience will include:
  • Complete training manual including curriculum, handouts, surveys, and workshop participant's handbooks
  • 24 maximum participants for increased engagement
  • Reflection and engagement activities

Cost: $285 ($295 with CE credits, available for Options 1 and 2)

Recommended Audience: Professional caregivers, (i.e. foster parents, youth residential staff, youth program support staff, sexual assault and response professionals, child protective service professionals, child and family advocacy professionals, educational professionals) youth-serving organization employees in any role, and anyone interested in preventing child sexual abuse.
Training of Trainers
Overview: Train the trainer offers community and youth-serving organizations the training and tools they need to train their own staff and the caregivers they support, including parents, foster parents and residential staff. Attendees will be given curriculums and materials to bring two workshops to their communities both electronically and in person: Understanding the Role of Healthy Sexuality Development and Education in Sexual Abuse Prevention and Understanding and Responding to Warning Signs.

Note: Circles of Safety: Awareness to Action is a prerequisite.

The virtual classroom experience will include:
  • Complete training manual including curriculum, handouts, surveys, and workshop participant's handbooks
  • 16 maximum participants for increased engagement and practice
  • Eligibilty for a 3 year certification as a Circles of Safety Community Presenter.
  • Quarterly training enews and ongoing education opportunities

Cost: $250

Recommended Audience: Youth-serving program training professionals
Note: If you would like to register for both the Awareness to Action (A2A) and Training of Trainers (ToT) courses please choose your desired A2A course by clicking the registration link below, choose your desired registration date on the Virtual Classroom page, then choose the purchase option within that registration that includes both your desired A2A and ToT session.

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About Circles of Safety:
Circles of Safety® is designed to support and strengthen youth-serving organizations’ ability to create safer environments for their agency, their staff and the children and families they serve. Upon completion of Circles of Safety, professionals who work with parents, foster parents, in-home parent supports and other professional caregivers are more confident and better prepared to think and act preventatively to protect children and youth from sexual harm.

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