News and Press

News and Press

The latest from Praesidium and our clients

As part of Praesidium’s commitment to the prevention of abuse in organizations, we eagerly share what we know and do through articles, webinars, whitepapers, and at conferences and workshops across the country. Below is a list of recent articles and press releases featuring Praesidium and our clients.

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Praesidium Celebrates First Certified Praesidium Guardian

ARLINGTON, Texas (January 19, 2016) Praesidium is proud to announce LeeKeshia Williams as the first certified Praesidium GuardianTM. LeeKeshia serves as the Youth Protection Program Manager at the University of Texas in Austin (UT) and participated in the inaugural Praesidium Guardian Certification workshop in Fall 2015. LeeKeshia’s Work & Learn assignment, part of the certificationRead More

Net Assets Publication Draws Upon Praesidium’s Expertise to Offer Innovative Solutions for Independent Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas (January 19, 2016) – NBOA’s Net Assets, an industry-leading publication for independent schools, recently featured Praesidium in the story, “A Very Real Threat”. The article addresses the issue of sexual abuse involving faculty and staff within independent schools, and the efforts these schools are taking to protect their students from this threat.Read More

Praesidium Welcomes New Team Member!

We are excited to announce yet another great addition to our team! Cat Bristol joins us as the Know Your Score! Product Manager and works at the direction of John Shearer, Director of Learning and Development.

Praesidium Welcomes New Team Member!

We are excited to announce another great addition to our team! Ory Tucker joins us as the Background Check Manager working at the direction of Aaron Lundberg, Vice President of Account Services and COO, and is complemented by the rest of our excellent background check support team.

Praesidium Welcomes New Team Member!

We are excited to announce a great addition to our team! Rachel Raidenkov joins us as the Armatus Product Manager. Rachel works at the direction of John Shearer, Director of Learning and Development, and is complemented by the rest of our excellent support team. 

Praesidium’s Partnership with The New York Foundling

Praesidium is proud to be a long-standing partner with The New York Foundling and has recently extended our partnership, continuing to help them protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse. The Foundling offers an expansive array of programs and services for underserved children, families, and adults with developmental disabilities.

President and CEO Selected to Serve on Industry-leading Editorial Board

Praesidium’s President and CEO, Dr. Richard Dangel, was recently selected to serve on the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse editorial board. This industry-leading publication contains peer-reviewed articles covering research, treatment, and program innovations for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse or incest, adult survivors, and offenders. Click here for more information.

Gonzaga College High School has attained Praesidium Accreditation®!

Congratulations to Gonzaga College High School for achieving Praesidium Accreditation®!  Praesidium Accreditation® is a prestigious honor that publicly demonstrates Gonzaga has worked to achieve the highest industry standards in abuse prevention. To attain accreditation, Gonzaga underwent a rigorous risk assessment to review and scrutinize eight primary operational areas within their organization including: policies, screening and selection,Read More

Praesidium’s Partnership with Habitat for Humanity Texas

Praesidium is proud to have recently partnered with Habitat for Humanity Texas as a business partner to help screen volunteers across the state with discounted criminal background checks. Habitat for Humanity Texas is a 501(c)3 organization established in 2005 to help Habitat affiliates finance affordable loans at no profit and sell to partner families selectedRead More

Praesidium’s Partnership with FFTA

Praesidium has partnered with FFTA, the Foster Family-based Treatment Association, the only national non-profit association that represents treatment foster care programs across North America. FFTA provides support for foster care programs and residential treatment centers through research, advances in systematic evaluation of children in care and in creating a community for foster care workers. ThroughRead More