Stewards of Children is one of the nation's leading training courses
in how to prevent, recognize, and respond to child sexual abuse. TEDI
BEAR offers it free of charge for organizations throughout eastern North
Carolina, including schools, churches, law enforcement agencies,
healthcare and mental health providers, social service agencies, and
The training requires 2 to 2-1/2 hours, and can be provided in either
one or two sessions. It can be offered on any day or evening of the
week, and is approved for a variety of types of professional continuing
education credit. But most important, it offers parents, professionals,
and other concerned adults with practical, evidence-based approaches to
keeping kids safe.
Contact Community Educators Kelly Baxter or Kia Glosson
at 252-744-8334 to learn more about Stewards of Children and how you can bring this free training to your
“The child may not remember, but the body remembers.”
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