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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Get involved!

April’s arrival brings with it the potential for many wonderful memories with the children you love. Winter melts away to the blossom of spring, the Easter bunny brings eggs and candy for kids to find and enjoy, and park days and outdoor adventures become regular weekend activities. April also marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. What better time to take action and protect children, creating safer environments for them to develop happy memories free of the trauma of child sexual …

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Youth serving organizations have an obligation to protect kids

Statistically, most child sexual abuse occurs in a residence – generally the victim or perpetrator’s. With that in mind, you might be wondering why we at D2L spend so much time working with organizations to help institute policies and train staff to prevent and respond to child sexual abuse. There are several very good reasons we say that youth serving organizations have an obligation to protect children. Serial perpetrators look for easy access to kids. Organizations without protective policies offer unlimited opportunities for perpetrators to …

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Teachable Moments: Snapchat

By now, many of you have heard about the popular app, Snapchat. Used by roughly 26 million people in the U.S., Snapchat allows its users to communicate via temporary photo and video sharing. After the 10-second viewing time expires, the shared photo or video “self-destructs,” never to be seen again. Or does it? What You Need to Know In addition to viewers’ ability to take a screenshot of the image, research shows that instead of being deleted, the photos are actually stored in a hidden …

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Chefs Discuss Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (post 3 of 3)

Chefs from some of Charleston’s top restaurants discuss child sexual abuse prevention. Post 1 Post 2 Each chef featured in this video participated in the Darkness to Light Gala, lending their time, talents, and staff to help create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those in attendance. We wish them a heartfelt thank you for their support, and for their ongoing dedication to protecting children.

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Chefs Discuss Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (Post 2 of 3)

Chefs from some of Charleston’s top restaurants discuss child sexual abuse prevention. Chefs Discuss Prevention: Post 1 Each chef featured in this video participated in the Darkness to Light Gala, lending their time, talents, and staff to help create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those in attendance. We wish them a heartfelt thank you for their support, and for their ongoing dedication to protecting children.

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Chefs Discuss Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (post 1 of 3)

Chefs from some of Charleston’s top restaurants discuss child sexual abuse prevention. Stay tuned for the second and third installations, which will be posted on Mondays this January.   Each chef featured in this video participated in the Darkness to Light Gala, lending their time, talents, and staff to help create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those in attendance. We wish them a heartfelt thank you for their support, and for their ongoing dedication to protecting children.

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The 5 Steps Holiday Edition

Five simple steps can help us protect our children throughout the holidays, and every day! THE 5 STEPS TO PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE HOLIDAYS Learn more about The 5 Steps and how they can help make a safer holiday for your kids. See STEP 1: LEARN THE FACTS See STEP 2: MINIMIZE OPPORTUNITY See STEP 3: TALK ABOUT IT See STEP 4: RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS See STEP 5: REACT RESPONSIBLY

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The 5 Steps Holiday Edition – Step Five: React Responsibly

It seems like every year, the holiday season begins a bit earlier. Black Friday has been moved to Wednesday. Social calendars are booked from November until January. For parents, children’s parties, plays, and recitals are also a big part of the season. Throughout the hustle and bustle, families can use The Five Steps to Protecting Our Children to make the holidays safer for their little loved ones. Because the biggest worry children should have this time of year is whether their Elf on the Shelf remembered to move …

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The 5 Steps Holiday Edition – Step Four: Recognize the Signs

It seems like every year, the holiday season begins a bit earlier. Black Friday has been moved to Wednesday. Social calendars are booked from November until January. For parents, children’s parties, plays, and recitals are also a big part of the season. Throughout the hustle and bustle, families can use The Five Steps to Protecting Our Children to make the holidays safer for their little loved ones. Because the biggest worry children should have this time of year is whether their Elf on the Shelf remembered to move …

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The 5 Steps Holiday Edition – Step Three: Talk About It

It seems like every year, the holiday season begins a bit earlier. Black Friday has been moved to Wednesday. Social calendars are booked from November until January. For parents, children’s parties, plays, and recitals are also a big part of the season. Throughout the hustle and bustle, families can use The Five Steps to Protecting Our Children to make the holidays safer for their little loved ones. Because the biggest worry children should have this time of year is whether their Elf on the Shelf remembered to move …

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