Archives for April 2017

Responding & Administrative Practices

This may be the last week of Child Abuse Prevention month, but at Praesidium, we know that preventing abuse is something that must be top of mind each and every day for everyone in your organization.  This week, we take a look at the final two operations of Praesidium’s Safety Equation: Responding and Administrative Practices. […]

Internal Feedback Systems & Consumer Participation

You’ve probably noticed that the tips we’ve provided this month are directly tied to the Praesidium Safety Equation operations.  That’s because, at Praesidium, we firmly believe that abuse prevention in organizations is most effective through a systems-based approach.  This week, we turn our attention to the next two operations: Internal Feedback Systems and Consumer Participation […]

Abuse Prevention Training & Monitoring and Supervision Practices

Child Abuse Prevention Month provides organizations with an opportunity to examine their abuse prevention practices. Last week, we focused on policies and screening, this week we turn our attention to abuse prevention training and monitoring and supervision practices. Training to Prevent Sexual Abuse To prevent sexual abuse, we must ensure that we provide our staff […]

Policies and Screening Prevent Sexual Abuse

Every April individuals, organizations, and communities are invited to intentionally focus their resources, strengths, influence, and passion towards a critical issue that impacts us all – National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the United States annually[1], with sexual abuse affecting an estimated one in four girls and one in six […]