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Prioritizing Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

N.Y. – Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards believes child abuse training should be a priority. Edwards recently visited Jamestown’s Child Advocacy Program to sign up for Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children™ child sexual abuse prevention training. Under the facilitation of Jana McDermott, CAP offers regular sessions, with scholarships available for those who may find cost to be a prohibitive factor. Edwards had this to say about the training: “All you’re asking from me is three hours. Here’s what’s running through my head, then: If …

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A Community Solution – Child Advocacy Program Taking Steps to Combat Sexual Abuse

A community solution Child advocacy program taking steps to combat sexual abuse September 15, 2012 By Scott Shelters (sshelters@post-journal.com) , The Post-Journal Ninety-two percent of adults recognize child sexual abuse is a problem. Most of them don’t know what to do about it, however. Less than half of adults know the right person or organization to turn to if they learn a child has been victimized, according to a survey released by Darkness to Light, a nonprofit empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse. The …

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