Youth Bureau

Posted on: April 6, 2018

Protecting Your Children

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Protecting Your Children

Co Sponsored by:  Washington County Department of Social Services & Washington County Youth Bureau

Research indicates that one in five girls and one in ten boys will be sexually abused prior tto their 18th birthday;  the offenders will be someone close:  A relative, family friend, or one of the many volunteers or professionals who comes in contact with our chilren every day.  You are invited to this presentation being held at the Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, NY from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on April 30, 2018. Keynote speaker will be Cory Jewel Jenson, M.S. Senior Trainer at CBI Consulting.

Topics Covered:

 

  • Extent of the problem—who the offenders are and why they molest children 
  • Common seduction or "grooming" tactics used by offenders 
  • Problems associated with traditional prevention programs 
  • Talking to children about abuse and people with "secret touching problems" 
  • Practical child and family "rules" for safety 
  • Responding to sex-abuse disclosures and re-porting child abuse 
  • Addressing the growing number of offenders living in our community 

There is also a full day workshop "Responding to Sex Crimes Against Children" on April 30th from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM at the Queensbury Hotel.  Advanced registration required for this event by contacting Heather.Carlton@dfa.state.ny.us

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