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Parenting Safe Children Workshop Sat, Feb 23 2019, 9:30 am - Sat, Feb 23 2019, 3:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

Sunflower Creative Arts presents Parenting Safe Children, a workshop that empowers parents and professionals to raise kids and build communities that are off limits to child sexual abuse. Sunflower Director/Founder, Susan Caruso, will facilitate the Parenting Safe Children Online Workshop, presented by Feather Berkower, LCSW

Feather Berkower is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master’s of Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. She has been a leader in child sexual abuse prevention since 1985. Using a community-based approach, she has trained over 100,000 school children, parents, and professionals. Her highly-regarded workshop, Parenting Safe Children – which she has presented in person at Sunflower in the past – empowers adults to keep children safe from sexual abuse. Susan will be facilitating a web-based version of this workshop. 

The Parenting Safe Children Workshop is a three-part Prevention Model developed by Feather Berkower over two decades in the field.

“Adult responsibility is the cornerstone of prevention – and your kids are counting on you.” –Feather Berkower, child sexual abuse prevention educator and founder of Parenting Safe Children

Workshop Schedule: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm   Workshop Fee: $20

Please arrive by 9:15 at the latest to sign in and find your seat as we will be starting promptly at 9:30

Lunch Break: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm (participants bring a nut-free bagged lunch)

(Workshop is 5 hours total)

Note: This workshop is for adults and babies in arms only. No older children, please.

Why is this workshop so important?

By having the courage to face some discomfort as we discuss facts and learn the tools, we can then take action to build homes and communities that are off limits to child sexual abuse.

Here are just a few of the takeaways from the workshop:

Part 1 Parent Education

Learn what makes children vulnerable to sexual abuse.

Raise children with healthy boundaries and body pride

Learn how to ask schools, places of faith and sports organizations about policies to keep children safe from sexual abuse.

Part 2 Caregiver Screening

Learn tools and techniques for inviting caregivers onto your protection team.

Gain confidence talking to babysitters and other parents about inappropriate touch and online pornography.

Part 3 Child Empowerment

Learn 10 body safety rules to teach your children.

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