Events and Classes

"The biggest weapon we have against child sexual abuse is talking about it." 

Trudy Novicki, JD, Executive Director Kristi House




Ten Tips Every Parent SHould Know to protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse - Glenwood Springs Middle School

posted Nov 27, 2018, 8:58 AM by Bridget Derkash


Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse

 

December 10th, 2018

5:00 to 7:00pm 

Glenwood Middle School

120 Soccer Field Rd. Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

 

 

Learn age-appropriate skills and ways to speak to your teenage sons and daughters about sexual abuse prevention. This class empowers adults with effective strategies for communicating with teens on this difficult topic. Meghan's extensive training related to sexual abuse victimization, as well as her work with survivors and their families, allows her to pass on knowledge that is essential for any parent to have.

10 cosas cada padre debe saber para proteger a su niño del abuso sexual - Carbondale Middle School

posted Nov 27, 2018, 8:55 AM by Bridget Derkash

6 de diciembre, 2018

10 cosas cada padre debe saber para proteger a su niño del abuso sexual

Aprenda estrategias sencillas para usar en la vida cotidiana

6 de diciembre, 2018

5:00 to 7:00pm 

Carbondale Middle School

180 Snowmass Dr. Carbondale, CO 81623

 

Aprenda habilidades apropiadas y maneras de hablar a los niños sobre el abuso sexual, la seguridad del cuerpo, y la seguridad en internet conforme a la edad. Esta clase empodera a adultos con estrategias efectivas para comunicarse con los niños sobre este tema difícil.  La extensa capacitación relacionada con la victimización del abuso sexual,  así como su trabajo con los sobrevivientes y sus familias, le permite a Meghan compartir este conocimiento que es esencial para todo padre.

Decency and Consent - Carbondale Middle School

posted Nov 15, 2018, 10:37 AM by Bridget Derkash


Decency and Consent
Presented by Meghan Hurley,
RBRC Mental Health Coordinator


Monday, December 10th, 2018 
1:00 to 2:00pm 
Carbondale Middle School


The “Decency and Consent” presentation generates peer to peer conversations regarding child abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, and harassment. By providing a platform to openly discuss these issues and their prevention, River Bridge professionals ensure that
information teens are sharing about their personal safety is accurate and beneficial in preventing crimes against them.

Myths vs Facts of Sexual Abuse – From Perception to Response - CRMS Carbondale

posted Nov 15, 2018, 10:25 AM by Bridget Derkash

Myths vs. Facts: From Perception to Response
Presented by Meghan Hurley 

Colorado Rocky Mountain School 
Monday, December 10th, 2018 
8:00 to 9:00 am 

 
Addresses the secrecy around sexual abuse, the myths around victim blaming and false reports of sexual abuse, and explores the impact on the victims and their families. Discusses the disclosure process and mental health treatment outcomes. Basic information about reporting child abuse is also covered.

    Parents Preventing Sexual Abuse: Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse - Carbondale

    posted Nov 15, 2018, 10:14 AM by Bridget Derkash


     Parents Preventing Sexual Abuse: Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to  Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse
    Presented by Meghan Hurley, RBRC Mental Health Coordinator

    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 
    5:00 to 7:00 pm 
    Carbondale Middle School 
    Parents will learn:
    • To understand the dynamics of sexual abuse in teens
    • How to talk to teens about consent
    • How to identify signs of “grooming” used by adolescent offenders
    • How to respond if a disclosure is made

    Presented by Meghan Hurley, RBRC therapist for sexual abuse survivors and their families. Meghan has identified 10 tips every parent should know to protect your child from sexual abuse based on her work with survivors and extensive training related to sexual abuse victimization. This presentation empowers parents by teaching specific skills to make their child a “least likely” victim, and opens up communication between parents and children on this difficult topic.

    Carbondale Middle School - Internet and Social Media Safety

    posted Nov 15, 2018, 10:04 AM by Bridget Derkash   [ updated Nov 15, 2018, 10:04 AM ]

    Internet and Social Media Safety 
    Presented by Lee Damuth 
    Lead Investigator at the 9th Judicial District Attorney's Office 

    Monday, December 3rd 
    1:00pm 
    Carbondale Middle School 


    Teaches parents of children of all ages about the potential risks associated with online activity, including inappropriate content, online privacy, sexting, online sexual solicitation, and cyberbullying. Tips for preventing children from becoming involved in these activities will be discussed as well as current technological trends regarding children’s online behaviors.

    Myths Vs. Facts - Aspen Country Day School

    posted Nov 7, 2018, 2:21 PM by Bridget Derkash


    Myths Vs. Facts of Sexual Abuse - Jeopardy 
    Aspen Country Day School 
    Student Presentation 

    1:00 to 2:00

    Discusses the secrecy around sexual abuse, the myths of victim blaming and false reports of sexual abuse, and teaches basic statistics on sexual abuse, such as offender characteristic and prevalence. Through education, this class encourages victims to come forward, and gives tips on how to help a friend who has been sexually abused.  

    Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse - New Castle

    posted Oct 26, 2018, 11:06 AM by Bridget Derkash   [ updated Oct 29, 2018, 3:25 PM ]

    Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse 

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    Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse - Aspen

    posted Oct 26, 2018, 10:51 AM by Bridget Derkash   [ updated Oct 26, 2018, 11:08 AM ]

    Ten Tips Every Parent Should Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse 

    Aspen High School

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    Child Abuse and River Bridge 101- New Castle

    posted Oct 10, 2018, 8:24 AM by Bridget Derkash


    Child Abuse and River Bridge 101 
    New Castle Police Department

    October 19th, 2018 


    River Bridge professionals provide information about child abuse statistics, some myths and facts, victim and offender dynamics, the purpose and process of a Child Advocacy Center in general, and River Bridge in particular. Basic information about reporting child abuse is included. This presentation can be tailored to the specific audience, from service clubs and community members to nonprofit staff, victim advocates, and law enforcement.

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