Tag Archives: Svava Brooks

How We Protect Children – Svava’s Story

By: Svava Brooks As a Darkness to Light instructor and program facilitator, I not only teach others about child sexual abuse prevention, I also practice what I teach. And I’ve had several opportunities. The most difficult for me was a situation at a family gathering where one of the older men acted inappropriately toward my 13-year-old daughter. As she stood to leave the room following a conversation with this man, he reached over and smacked her on the rear end. You may think this was …

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Coming to My Daughter’s Rescue

By Svava Brooks My amazing relationship with Darkness to Light began in 2003. By then, I had been on my healing journey for 10 years, dealing with the burden of pain and shame I carried from my sexually abused childhood. At this point in my healing, I realized prevention information is vital, and I wanted to do something about it. I knew if the adults in my family had been educated about how to respond to a suspicion of abuse, chances are I wouldn’t have …

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The Ricki Lake Show – Tips to child sexual abuse prevention

Our very own Svava Brooks, Certified Instructor / Authorized Facilitator of Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training was featured on The Ricki Lake Show Blog!  We are so very proud of your hard work and dedication to educating adults on child sexual abuse prevention Svava. Nov 27 5:50 PM posted by Team Ricki  San Diego’s Friends of Ricki hosted Certified Child Sexual Abuse Prevention EducatorSvava Brooks to a recent Meetup group where she spoke about her work as an advocate and founder of educateforchange.com. She …

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