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Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - Darkness to Light Stewards of Children

  • Educate to Eliminate 3170 Fourth Avenue, Suite 250 San Diego, CA, 92103 United States (map)



This workshop is for adults only, parents, staff, youth-serving organizations, and volunteers advocating for children. (Nobody under 18 allowed) I also offer age-appropriate curriculum for K-12, call 760-685-6232 to schedule.

Be prepared, not scared! I will give you the tools to empower you and your children. Formal training reduces the risk to your child by 95%!


The bad news:

1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 6 boys will be molested by the age of 18.

90% of them will be molested by someone they know, trust, and possibly love.

1 out of 10 students will be a victim of sexual misconduct by school personnel.

Child molesters deliberately target those who do not educate themselves, are too uncomfortable to talk about it, too polite to speak up.

The good news:

95% of sexual abuse is preventable through education per the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute.

Learn how to predict, prevent and react to child sexual abuse.

Presented by Christy Heiskala, Certified Facilitator of Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children®.

The Stewards of Children program will increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. This program is for any responsible adult who cares about the welfare of children. It is also appropriate for youth-serving organizations and personnel.

Topics Covered:

Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse
The types of situations in which child sexual abuse might occur
Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse
The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults
The signs of sexual abuse so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly
Grooming process, what it looks like, what to look for

What Outcomes You Can Expect:

Increased awareness of the prevalence, consequences, and circumstances of child sexual abuse
New skills to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
Individual commitment to action via a personal prevention plan
Space is limited, register asap to save your seat.

Reviews of this training:

“This training is a game changer. I attended this training hoping to learn about how to spot a child predator. Instead what I learned is the framework I can put in place to not have to spot a child predator. Setting boundaries has changed my life and allowed me to live in less fear about my daughter. I also took steps to set boundaries around a family member that makes me suspicious. I feel more empowered and educated about this issue. I also learned important techniques on how to speak to my daughter about her body. Christy has not only the statistics, but the tools and action you can implement in your own life. This training way exceeded my expectations and should be mandatory for parents and educators.”— Amanda Allen, Attorney and Parent

“ I was pretty stunned after this training. I feel like I’m so vigilant and informed. But I could barely breathe by the end of it. It’s just unbelievable how much you can think you know but don’t. And it’s really hard to know exactly how to approach things with your kids. But it’s something we should talk about more often.” Nichole MacDonald, mother

“Very informative. It’s heart breaking but the statistics don’t lie; it happens. This class helps you to watch out for signs and helps educate your children as well.”— Yuleni D., San Diego mom