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Category: Education

5 Ways to Deter a Child Predator

As much as 90% of child sexual abuse occurs in a situation where the child & their family know the abuser and the perpetrator has often established themselves in a position of trust. Many are patient, choose their victims/families carefully and spend time grooming both the adults and children. Why [ … ]

What is child abuse?

Child abuse is any form of physical, emotional and/or sexual mistreatment or lack of care that causes injury or emotional damage to a child or youth. The misuse of power and/or a breach of trust are part of all types of child abuse. Types of child abuse Emotional abuse is a [ … ]

Training in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

The Miles For Smiles Foundation offers training in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention. Our facilitators are trained through the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Program. Stewards of Children is an evidence-informed program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. It is designed for [ … ]