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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. Through […]

Strengthen abuse prevention in 2015 by assessing last year’s results

Now that 2014 is over, it’s a good time to look at the abuse prevention strategies you put in place last year to see what worked and what you need to improve in 2015. Start by looking at your achievements for 2014. Did you put new policies in place that are protecting the children and […]

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 […]

Shield kids with these sunscreen application guides!

For the past several years, spray sunscreens have proven to be a handy – and “no contact” – way to apply sun protection on kids. A recent recommendation from Consumer Reports, however, has prompted many summer camps and other youth organizations to re-think their procedures for keeping children safe in the sun. We’re referring to […]