Classes and Trainings for Adults
KIDS Center offers a variety of trainings to help adults learn how to minimize opportunities for abuse to happen, recognize potential signs of abuse and how to report concerns. We also offer trainings on Internet safety and how to talk to children about their bodies and body safety. KIDS Center partners with the Parenting Education HUB to provide trainings to help parents build their parenting skills.
Darkness to Light
Experts estimate that 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. This interactive training provides participants with 5 steps to better protect children from sexual abuse. It gives adults tools for recognizing the signs of sexual abuse and responding to suspicious behavior. The course gives simple ways to minimize opportunities for abuse in organizations and in our community.
SafetyNet: Smart Cyber Choices® training instructs on how technology can be used in a safe, positive, and ethical manner while providing you with the tools needed to safely manage online lives for both adults and children. This training is available as an adult presentation or can be presented to elementary, middle, and high schools students through assemblies, classroom specific presentations, or private group trainings.
Let’s Talk About It
This training is designed to provide parents and caregivers information about the difference between healthy, developmentally appropriate body exploration, and inappropriate and unsafe behavior that can cause harm to self and others. Ideal for participants with children ages 0-12 years old.
The Parenting Education HUB is a network of over 25 tri-county organizations working together to provide a variety of programs and activities for families. KIDS Center is proud to be one of the participating organizations who believe in parenting education.