Stewards of Children

Stewards of Children demonstrates how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse and teaches five proactive steps to protecting children. Stewards of Children is a national child sexual abuse prevention training program for all adults who want to make a difference in their community.

Multidisciplinary Webinar Series

Each webinar is a one-to-two hour, interactive, online presentation that conveniently allows audiences to learn from any computer station. All webinars are free of charge. Please join us for one (or all) of our upcoming webinars and educate yourself about child abuse issues happening right here in our own community.

Child Sex Trafficking Webinar Series

This web-based training series aims to educate professionals on sex trafficking of children and teens. The series includes multiple modules presented via live webinars or self-paced computer based trainings (CBTs). Interested professionals may participate in any of the webinars or CBTs and do not need to complete all presentations.

On-Demand Child Sex Trafficking Trainings

The Fundamentals of Child Sex Trafficking

This module serves as a foundation to understand the complex issue of child sex trafficking. Topics covered include basic statistics on the issue, pertinent federal and state laws (specific to GA), pathways to entry, identification of victims, and prevention strategies. This webinar is ideal for the participant who is new to the issue but can be beneficial to anyone with an interest in making a difference in the lives of CSEC victims. Register

Human Trafficking Around the World: A Global View of Labor and Sex Trafficking

The global module focuses on the larger issue of human trafficking. It is not specific to children but rather focuses on labor trafficking and global sex trafficking including international child sex trafficking and sex tourism. An additional focus area includes how political upheaval around the world contributes to a growing refugee crisis and how that crisis contributes to trafficking. Register

Hidden Victims of Trafficking: Issues Related to Male and LGBT Victims

The Hidden Victims module will focus on the lesser recognized victims of trafficking, males and LGBT youth. These populations have specific risk factors that increase their likelihood of victimization and decrease the opportunities for services and prevention. Register

Technology and CSEC: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This module will look at the ways technology is used by traffickers and buyers to facilitate child sex trafficking. The presenter will emphasize recruitment and purchasing strategies and how pornography relates to child sex trafficking. This module will also examine prevention strategies related to the use of technology. Conversely, the module will also focus on how technology can be used to fight child sex trafficking. Register

The Medical Evaluation of Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

This module focuses on the role of medical providers in the evaluation and treatment of victims of child sex trafficking. Participants will learn about victim identification, how to properly gather information from the victim, how to conduct the medical exam, how to provide appropriate testing and treatment, and what referrals can made on behalf of the victim. Register

Moving Forward After Victimization: Helping Victims to Survive and Thrive

In this module, we will discuss how as advocates we can best attempt to understand how a victim’s perspective of their exploitation will impact them during and after leaving “the life.” The speaker will address resiliency of victims during their exploitation and how they can move forward to empowerment. Additional topics include how public perception/stigma of victims impacts how they see themselves and examples of successful recovery and restoration programs. Register

Child Abuse and Neglect Conference

The Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia are partnering again to bring you the "Georgia Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: Prevention to Intervention" in September of 2020.

For more information on attending or presenting contact cpctraining@choa.org.