Although teaching children about their bodies and boundaires is important, protecting children is an adult responsiblity and that education is critical for prevention. Stewards of Children is an evidence-informed child sexual abuse prevention, recognition, and intervention training which has been shown to change child-protective behaviors.
Using the 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children as a framework, Stewards of Children is a two-hour training that teaches adults practical actions to prevent child sexual abuse or intervene if abuse is susbected. Featuring compelling and engaging content to motivate participants, the program is designed for parents, concerned individuals, and any adult that works with youth. Through Stewards of Children, over 1,300,000 adults have been trained to protect children from sexual abuse. It is available in both English and Spanish, and in online or facilitator-led formats.