Parenting Safe Children Workshop
The Parenting Safe Children workshop offers valuable information, ideas, and tools to help you prevent child sexual abuse in your home and community! The workshop covers three prevention areas and empowers you to discuss body-safety with children and caregivers in a positive and effective manner. This 4.0 hour workshop is for parents, relatives, educators, therapists—anyone who cares about children!
Identify what makes children vulnerable to sexual abuse, so you are empowered with the facts.
- Learn body-safety rules, so you can teach your children about personal body safety, in an age- appropriate, positive, and non-threatening manner.
- Develop screening techniques, so you can decide more confidently which caregivers you want to entrust with your children.
It’s never too early or too late to start talking with children about keeping their bodies safe. By starting early, you can create an environment that fosters safety and open communication.
Specifically, the Parenting Safe Children workshop will cover the following topics:
- Creating a communication-rich environment for children
- Empowering children to set and maintain boundaries
- Body-safety rules
- Characteristics of safe homes & schools
- Age-appropriate sexual behavior
- “Teachable Moments”
- Tips for screening childcare providers - "Building your prevention team"
- Teaching manners while also teaching kids to say, “NO” if they are un-safe
In the Words of Other Parents
“Parenting Safe Children is the single most worthwhile parenting class I’ve ever attended. In fact, going to this workshop was the best thing I’ve ever done for my children. And, Feather Berkower is amazing!” — Michele Leifer, Parent (Read more testimonials)
Feather's Book: Off Limits
A must-read parenting book – Off Limits: A Parent's Guide to Keeping Kids Safe from Sexual Abuse. Order with workshop registration and receive 10% discount, tax included. Signed copy delivered to you at workshop.
Inviting caregivers onto your prevention team just got easier! With Parenting Safe Children “Conversation-Starter Cards,” you can confidently initiate conversations about your child’s body safety with all caregivers.
For more Information
Michele Schiavone, Mschiavone12@gmail.com, 303-956-3319
Cancellation / No Show Policy
Registration fees for Parenting Safe Children workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable to other workshop dates. We do not issue credits or refunds for any reason. If you cannot attend the workshop for which you have registered, we encourage you to find a friend or colleague to take your place. If you cannot find a replacement, you forfeit your registration fee.
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Published Author and Passionate Speaker
Feather Berkower has been a leader in child sexual abuse prevention since 1985. Using a community-based approach, she has educated over 100,000 school children, parents, and professionals! Her highly-regarded workshop, Parenting Safe Children, empowers adults to keep children safe from sexual abuse. She presents across the country in schools, youth organizations, parenting groups, places of faith, and businesses. Feather makes a difficult topic less scary, and consistently impresses audiences with her knowledge, commitment, and warmth.
Parenting Safe Children helped to inspire Off Limits, a parenting book that will change the way you think about keeping kids safe. Off Limits presents easy-to-follow guidelines for making children, homes, and communities off limits to child sexual abusers.
Before founding Parenting Safe Children, Feather managed a regional chapter of the Child Assault Prevention Program, which delivers school-based curricula to protect children and teens from bullying and sexual assault.
Feather is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master’s of Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. She conducts media interviews, workshops, and private consultations throughout the United States regarding issues of child sexual abuse and safety.
Feather lives in Colorado with her husband. She’s an avid outdoorswoman and enjoys hiking and riding her horse.