Recognize & Report 1/16/2020
A free class for adults to learn how to recognize and report child abuse
About This Campaign
Thursday, January 16, 2020
5:30 - 7:00 pm
at the Children's Center
112 W 5th in Bonham
Designed for individuals and organizations that serve children and youth, providing prevention training for staff, volunteers, parents and other interested adults.
Class is 1.5 hours long and utilizes video, class discussion and case studies.
Certificate given to all who successfully complete the class.
The realities of child abuse detailing who becomes victims, who the likely perpetrators are and the prevalence of abuse in all communities.
The legal definitions of child abuse
Policies within child-serving organizations that need to exist to prohibit the potential for abuse
Signs and symptoms of physical, sexual and mental abuse, as well as neglect
How to communicate with a child who makes a disclosure of abuse
How to make a report and how to overcome one’s fear’s and barriers around reporting
What a children's advocacy center does
Location / Venue
- 112 West Fifth
- Bonham, TX 75418
- Jan 16, 2020 05:30 pm to
- Jan 16, 2020 07:00 pm
Campaign to Support Fannin County Childrens Center
The Fannin County Children’s Center has been serving abused and neglected children since 1993. Our mission is promoting safety and improving the lives of abused and neglected children. Our programs include CASA, Children’s Advocacy Center and child abuse prevention. CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, recruits community volunteers to be advocates for children in foster care. The Children’s Advocacy Center facilities a multidisciplinary team of public and private agencies involved in the investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse.