Baltimore Child Abuse Center's goal is to prevent child sexual abuse through education and awareness in schools, community centers, organizations, and businesses. As part of our prevention efforts, BCAC offers workshops, presentations, and trainings that are aimed at educating parents, teachers, staff, students, and professionals of all backgrounds. All of our prevention programs are offered in English and Spanish and customizable to fit your needs.
To schedule a program at your organization, contact the Prevention and Outreach Department at email@example.com or call (410) 396-6147 x1032. If you would like to do more to help raise awareness, we invite you to join our Speaker's Bureau as a speaker and advocate.
Can your school, camp, day care center, or youth program afford to have a crisis like the recent occurrence at Penn State University? To date, Penn State has paid more than $5.6 million in legal and PR fees and suffered irrepreable harm to its reputation. Minimize risk of child abuse in your organization by hiring BCAC to conduct an audit and train your staff so they know how to recognize, respond to and report suspected abuse. BCAC has 25 years of experience in child protection ready to use to make your program safer. Programs for 25 to 500 people can be conducted and customized to fit your need.
PACA provides basic facts about prevalence of child sexual abuse, including warning signs, prevention tips, and how to minimize the chances of a child becoming a target. Also, parents will receive tips and information about how to communicate healthy boundaries and messages to their children. Parents wil receive topic sheets, and scripts to use at home as a prompt for future communication with their children.
A train-the-trainer program for early childhood educators, care providers and parents who work with children ages 3-8. This program is designed to teach parents and professionals how to talk with young children about their own bodies, how to identify feelings, and people they can trust.
A train-the-trainer program for parents, professionals, and care providers, designed to train them how to identify typical behavioral and sexual development of children. By learning about developmentally appropriate behaviors, adults can better identify early indicators of abuse and abusers.
A two-day training program designed for parents and professionals who work with middle school aged children, SAFE-T is designed to promote the prevention of sexual abuse and youth violence.
An award winning, evidence based program, Talking About Touching educates young children how to be aware of their bodies and to talk about safe touches in order to prevent abuse. With the majority of abuse occurring under the age of 8 years old, it's never to early to learn.