Parent Training

Parent Training to Prevent Sexual Violence

Our parent trainings provide skills, tools, and strategies that promote the safety of the family and support the prevention of interpersonal violence and sexual violence. Below is a list of Parent Training available at WOAR.

Learn How to Prevent Sexual Violence

Learn How to Prevent Sexual Violence offers strategies to parents for discussing prevention with children, teens, and those we trust to safeguard families. This training provides an overview of various forms of sexual assault, how offenders access children and youth, prevention strategies to support adults in discussing sexual assault prevention with their family and friends, and the importance of therapy for loved ones who have been harmed.

Internet Safety – What Parents Can Do Now

Research by Cox Communications suggests that 58% of teens don’t think posting photos or other personal information on social networking is unsafe. This training gives an overview of basic internet safety and the many outlets that children and adolescents can use to access the internet. It provides parents with methods to hold children accountable as well as steps parents can perform if their child is an experienced internet user. The training summarizes the dangers and vulnerability of revealing too much information and how that can potentially expose children to hidden and unknown threats.

What Dating Violence Means to Your Family

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young women between the ages of 10 and 19 suffer abuse more than adult females. Yet, less than 53% of parents have discussed dating violence prevention with their sons and daughters. This training provides parents with information on the severity of teen dating violence and offers discussion strategies for prevention.

Parents in the Know

This 4-session training is an educational and skill-building initiative that strives to prevent child sexual abuse by raising parental awareness about factors that contribute to child sexual abuse and how to protect children and decrease the risk of child sexual abuse through proactive behaviors.

To sign up for any of these trainings, please call our 24/7 hotline at 215-985-3333 for more information.