'Stewards of Children'

Campus seminar sessions to train adults to recognize, report child abuse

TEXT SIZE

2:04 p.m., March 18, 2014--The University of Delaware has partnered with the state of Delaware Attorney General’s Office, Prevent Child Abuse Delaware and the YMCA to offer a training program to members of the University community.

The program “Stewards of Children” is a seminar that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

FYI Stories

New name, new approach

UD's Office of Communications and Marketing has changed its name to Communications and Public Affairs to better reflect its mission and new goals to enhance the University's external outreach.

Faculty meet up

UD's Horn Program invites all faculty members with interests in design, innovation, technology and creativity to attend an informal meet up on Nov. 21 at the Venture Development Center.

One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18, yet only one in 10 abused children reaches out for help.

“We need your commitment to this issue,” a program representative said. “Our children need our help. They can be empowered with awareness and choice, but the real responsibility for protecting our children must be shouldered by adults.”

The University supports this training by offering employees on-site, facilitator-led sessions.

The sessions are approximately three hours in length and will take place in 413 Academy Street, Room 261, on the following days and times:

March 24 – (1-4 p.m.)

April 23 – (1-4 p.m.)

May 7 – (1-4 p.m.)

May 21 – (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

To register for a session, please click on the link provided above.

Those who have any questions about the training should send an email message to employeetraining@udel.edu.

To learn more about the Stewards of Children program, visit Prevent Child Abuse Delaware or call 302-425-7490.

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs
302-831-NEWS
publicaffairs@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: publicaffairs@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/cpa
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
publicaffairs@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices