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Presentations for Prevention Education

CHILD ABUSE 101: Indicators of Abuse and Neglect:
This presentation defines and discusses:

  • The four types of child maltreatment
  • How to understand both behavioral and physical indicators of child maltreatment
  • Reporting responsibilities
  • Prevention strategies

Audience: Early Intervention Professionals, Early Childhood Education Professionals, Health Care Professionals, Teachers, and Social Service Staff (must be age 18 or older)

Time:  Requires 1.5 hours for this presentation     Fee:  Free
 


 CHILD ABUSE 102: Promoting Prevention in an Early Childhood Setting:
This presentation defines and discusses:

  • The consequences of maltreatment and violence on children during the early years of their development
  • Problematic vs. natural sexual behavior in children
  • How to integrate and adapt prevention activities
  • How to incorporate national standards regarding prevention of child buse and neglect
  • Reporting responsibilities

Audience: Early Intervention Professionals, Early Childhood Education Professionals, Social Service Staff (must be age 18 or older)

Time:  Requires 1.5 hours for this presentation     Fee:  Free

 


 

 


Preventing Shaken Infant Syndrome (SIS) / Abusive Head Trauma happens when a person caring for a baby or young child becomes frustrated with the baby's crying and shakes the child forcefully. Even mild shaking can cause death or serious injury. The damage may not be able to be seen.

Injuries from SIS may include:

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal injury or paralysis
  • Death

Severe injury is most common in very young children, but even children as old as five or six may be injured or killed.


1.  Preventing Shaken Infant Syndrome for Adolescents:
This interactive program is designed to help adolescents cope with the frustrations of caring for a crying child, and introduce effective stress and anger management techniques. Adolescents can learn:

  • To define and identify causes of Shaken Infant Syndrome
  • To identify those at risk of shaking infants and children
  • To understand physical injuries associated with Shaken Infant Syndrome
  • Methods to prevent Shaken Infant Syndrome
  • Ways to cope with anger and stress Tips for calming a fussy baby

Audience: Adolescents

Time:  Tailored to fit your class     Fee:  Free

 

2.  Preventing Shaken Infant Syndrome for Caregivers:
Describes to parents and members of the community the dangers and consequences of shaking a young child. It is also designed to enhance nurturing skills by helping caregivers recognize crying and behavior cues of young children. Caregivers can learn:  

  • To define and identify causes of Shaken Infant Syndrome
  • To identify those at risk of shaking infants and children
  • To understand physical injuries associated with Shaken Infant Syndrome
  • Ways to help parents and others cope with the frustration of caring for a crying child

Audience: Parents and Community Members

Time:  Requires 1.5 hours for this presentation     Fee:  Free


3. Preventing Shaken Infant Syndrome for Professionals:

  • Defines Shaken Infant Syndrome, its consequences, and how to prevent it
  • This presentation can be adapted to address the specific needs and expertise of health care or early childhood professionals

Audience: Early Intervention Professionals, Early Childhood Education Professionals, Health Care Professionals

Time:  Requires 1.5 hours for this presentation     Fee: Free

 




SafeBabies - a combination of SIS/Abusive Head Trauma, Safe Haven Law explanation and Safe Sleep.

Audience: Adolescents, Caregivers/Parents, Community, Professionals

Time: 45 minutes to 1 hour - tailored to fit your schedule. Fee: Free


 

Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development: An introductory workshop on child sexual abuse prevention. Covers a wide range of topics, and is appropriate for a wide range of audiences, including early childhood educators, child care providers, parents, teachers, health care providers, Department of Child Services staff, etc.

Time Required: This is an engaging, discussion-based and interactive 2-3 hour training.      Fee: Free

 


 

Zero to Three’s Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Parent-Provider Partnerships in Child Care
This content-rich curricula is designed to help early childhood professionals promote positive parenting and healthy social-emotional development in children by building “protective factors” into their programs, and building strong partnerships with parents.

Audience: Early Intervention Professionals Early Childhood Education Professionals

Time: Requires 1.5 hours for this presentation Fee: Free


 

Stewards of Children: Sexual Abuse Prevention:
This award winning program is a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Audience: Designed for organizations that serve children and youth.

Fee: $5 per person for workbook (must be age 18 or older)

Time: Requires 2 hours for this presentation

 




SOBY – “I Never Meant”
A short movie directed by Deborah Asante and starring actors from the Asante Children’s Theatre, “I Never Meant” is an interactive presentation depicting a day in the life of a family, and the stress and frustration that can lead to an incident of physical violence. The presentation includes small group work and lots of discussion.

Audience: Community or Youth Serving Organizations


Time: Requires 1.5 hours for this presentation Fee: Free

 

 


 

Bullying Prevention -

This presentation will introduce basic concepts and definitions around Bullying behaviors. It will address the different forms of bullying, prevention methods, as well as policies and laws in Indiana around bullying. This training is appropriate for older youth, parents, community members, educators, and professionals who work with children.


Audience: Tailored to fit the needs of your audience type


Time: 45 minutes to 3 Hours—can be tailored to fit your time schedule Fee: Free


 

Human Trafficking: Myths & Realities:

For youth, upper middle and high school ages:
Human Trafficking 101: a 45-minute informational overview of trafficking, including definition of terms, a look at who is involved, red flags for possible trafficking scenarios, and action steps for how youth can be involved in standing up against this problem. Fee: Free

Empowering Youth to End Sexual Exploitation: four 45-minute sessions looking at cultural myths, trends, and influences that feed into sex trafficking and sexual exploitation. Engages youth in activities, critical thinking, and learning to become change agents. Fee: Free

For those who work with youth:
Human Trafficking: Myths, Facts, and our Community’s Response: an introduction to the issue of human trafficking, including scope, definitions, vulnerability factors for victims, indicators of possible trafficking, services available, and how to identify and report. Length is flexible, from 45 minutes to 1.5 hours. Fee: Free


Audience: The presentation can be tailored for youth, communities, parents, and professionals.  

Time: 45 minutes to 3 Hours—can be tailored to fit your time schedule

 


What is the cost?
Our educational presentations are partially funded by private donations as well as the Department of Child Services. As a result, there is no charge for most of the Prevention Education presentations. 



How do I schedule a presentation?

To complete the Presentation Form online click here.

 

or Print Off the PRESENTATION FORM, fill out and fax to 317.775.6420 or Scan and Email to kking.pcain@villages.org .  She will email you with a confirmation and if the date you request is not available she will notify you with alternate dates.

 

Please request your presentations at least six weeks in advance. We will get back to you to make final arrangements.  Thank you

 



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