Community Education

Alliance for Children Community Education

Alliance For Children is committed to providing high quality prevention education and awareness programs in our community. All of our educational and community outreach is designed to empower adults and children to prevent child abuse. Our team of educators believe that, through prevention, we can raise awareness of the issue of child abuse and lessen the number of victims in Tarrant County.

Our educational programs include:


NetSmartz®

NetSmartz® is an interactive, educational safety resource developed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children® and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America that teaches children and teens how to stay safe on the Internet.

 

P.S. It’s My Body! 

P.S. It's My Body! is an innovative, practical safety series for children designed by The Sunflower House to teach and reinforce the three R’s of personal safety: Recognizing, Resisting, and Reporting.

To schedule a NetSmartz® or P.S. It's My Body! presentation, please email Katia Gonzalez.

 

Stewards of Children® 

This is a revolutionary training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, and motivates them to courageous action. The Stewards of Children® program is designed for parents and organizations that serve children and youth. The training is two hours and we provide CEU's for Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, nurses, and teachers. The training also meets all minimum requirements for daycare and youth camp staff. 

If you have a group of 20 or more and would like to have the training brought to you, please email Katia GonzalezThis training is available in Spanish and English. 

 

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention 101

This 1 to 1.5 hour training is geared for youth serving organizations, professionals or any adult who has access to children. In this training, you will learn: 

  • The realities of child abuse and its effect on our communities
  • Definitions of child abuse as determined by law
  • Policies and practices to better protect children in organizations as well as in families
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of child abuse
  • How to properly respond to a disclosure of abuse
  • Texas reporting laws

We provide CEU's for Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. The training also meets all minimum requirements for daycare staff.

If you would like to have the training brought to you, please email Katia Gonzalez.

 

Internet Safety for Parents, Guardians and Communities

NetSmartz® is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children® that provides age appropriate resources to teach children how to be safer online. NetSmartz® also provides training to educate parents, guardians and communities on how to help keep children and teens safe online. This 30 minute to one hour presentation for parents and guardians of children ages 5 to 17 years focuses on how to facilitate conversations with children and teens about the Internet.

  • Learn tips to better protect children online, no matter how they access the Internet
  • Learn safety and security issues children face today
  • Learn how to help children navigate unsafe situations online such as inappropriate content, online privacy, sexting, online sexual solicitation, and cyberbullying

We provide CEU's for Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists.

If you would like to have the training brought to you, please email Katia Gonzalez.

Upcoming Stewards of Children® training dates include: 

Saturday, July 13th 9am-11am
Fort Worth Alliance For Children
908 Southland Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Saturday, September 14th 9am-11am
Fort Worth Alliance For Children
908 Southland Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Thursday, October 3rd 2pm-4pm
Arlington Alliance For Children
1320 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013

Saturday, November 9th 9am-11am
Fort Worth Alliance For Children
908 Southland Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Community Outreach and Education

General Presentations are conducted to raise awareness of the issue of child abuse and what Alliance For Children is doing in Tarrant County. These presentations can range in length from 15 minutes up to one hour.

For more information about our Community Engagement Program, please email Shellie McMillon.