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Archives for 2017

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 […]

Praesidium Celebrates 25 Years of Service

A milestone is fast approaching for Praesidium as it celebrates its 25th anniversary on March 16, 2017. Praesidium was founded in 1992 in Dallas, Texas after a volunteer coach at a local youth-serving organization repeatedly sexually abused a 9-year-old boy. Frustrated and angry, board members demanded to know what could be done to prevent such a […]