Guest Post: YMCA of Boulder Valley CEO Chris Coker Shares with Parents how Partnering with Praesidium Helps Protect Children from Sexual Abuse.

What We Now Know About Preventing Abuse I was at a meeting this past week in Dallas to meet the new CEO of YMCA of the USA and hear about the state of the Y nationally. During those two days, leaders of Ys from across the country attended a variety of lectures and workshops. I […]

URMIA Journal publishes Praesidium experts’ advice for reducing sexual abuse of minors served by college and university programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas (Oct. 14, 2014) – Three professionals from Praesidium, Inc. – Candace Collins, JD; Richard Dangel, Ph.D.; and Aaron Lundberg, LMSW – co-authored an article on managing the risk of minors on campus for the University Risk Management and Insurance Association’s 2014 URMIA Journal. In Praesidium’s article, “Six Lessons Learned in […]

Thorough criminal background checks are a company’s first line of defense against predators.

As recent news articles have shown, it’s extremely important to perform background checks on employees who have access to children. Several news stories revealed that registered sex offenders were working in jobs with close access to children. How did these people get hired? In many cases, the companies employing them either failed to perform background […]

Praesidium Team Shares Expertise with Vatican Child Protection Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas (July 22, 2014) — A team of Praesidium’s experts on sexual abuse prevention recently met with representatives of the Roman Catholic Church in Vatican City to share their expertise in developing child safety practices within organizations. The Praesidium team held discussions with representatives from three groups involved in the Catholic […]