These numbers represent real live children in the United States.
1 IN 10 CHILDREN are sexually abused
before they reach 18 years old.
90% of offenders are known and trusted by their victims.
Don't believe the statistics ? Read More. No number is acceptable.
Think about local kids. Think about your own family.
What can we do to change things ?
DEFEND A CHILD
is committed to making a measurable impact against child sexual abuse.
We will impart a sense of immediacy about this
public health epidemic that challenges us
as parents, as a part of a community, and as human beings to
Abuse Prevention Systems of Forth Worth, TX opened our eyes to realities of child sexual abuse and the challenge of education and prevention in our communities.
Our April 2012 workshop before Penn State's Blue/White game was open to all former athletes.
We provided FREE Online Training for four and a half years.
You can affect how organizations, government entities, community leaders, educators, coaches, parents and caregivers address child sexual abuse, childhood trauma, and the subject of child protection & safety. It will take patience and persistence.
Together, we will make the protection of children a priority in Centre County, PA and throughout the United States.