Whether you are a professional working to protect children or you are a parent, the following presentation will provide insight into how perpetrators groom children online and what parents and caregivers can do to keep kids safe. The following training was conducted and current as of May, 2019. As technology quickly evolves so do the statistics and electronics utilized by youth. As such, we will work to update this training annually. Special thanks to our presenter, Major Jeremy Murrell with the Kentucky State Police.
A trauma-informed approach in legal practice can reduce re-traumatization of victims, provide recognition on the role trauma plays in the lawyer-client relationship and provide legal professionals with the opportunity to increase connections to their clients and improve advocacy. When children who have experienced trauma receive support and advocacy early on, the cycle of abuse and neglect can be prevented for the next generation.
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is proud to be an official No HIT Zone. No HIT Zones are a proactive way to promote, calm, safe and caring environments where violent behavior is not tolerated. It not only provides public notice that hitting is not acceptable in the identified No HIT Zone property but provides training to staff and volunteers on addressing situations in which adults are using physical discipline with children or need to de-escalate a situation which may lead to violence.
Learn about typical stages of child development, understand child sexual development, and prepare yourself to talk with adults and children about healthy child sexual development as a tool to prevent child sexual abuse. Special thanks to Dr. Anita Barbee, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville for providing this training.