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Prevention starts with you! We believe that prevention education is the key to ending child abuse. ABC House offers various free trainings in both English and Spanish to the public including adults, caregivers, and professionals. We also offer private trainings for groups, organizations, and businesses in our community! Contact our Community Prevention Coordinator for more information: or 541-926-2203.

Currently, our trainings are offered virtually over Zoom or in-person at the Albany Regional Museum. Sign up for a free training by clicking the red box next to the module.

SafetyNet: Smart Cyber Choices

Digital Safety Training - Length: 1.5-2 hours

Every time a child uses a smartphone, tablet, computer, or even logs on to a game, the door is open to a virtual world populated by cyberbullies, hackers, and even digital predators. The question is, what can you do to keep your children and the children in your community safe? It all starts with involvement and education.


This program offers age-appropriate (K-12 and adult) presentations that empower participants to take the lead in internet safety topics including:

  • Predators

  • Sexting

  • Cyberbullying

  • Plagiarism

  • Privacy

  • Computer security

  • Identity theft

  • Gaming

  • Social networking

  • Sex trafficking

​There is no substitute for safety. Sign up for an upcoming session, or contact us today to schedule your free private training!

Recognizing & Responding to Child Abuse

Oregon Mandatory Reporter Training - Length: 1.5 hours

Whether you are a mandatory reporter or simply a caring adult, this training will teach you how to protect children and support those who have been abused. Topics covered include:

  • Types and signs of child abuse

  • Ways to respond to disclosures, observations, and suspicions of abuse

  • How to document and make a mandatory or voluntary report to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline (855-503-SAFE)

Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - Length: 2.5 - 3 hours

This nationally recognized, award-winning training uses video modules and facilitator-led discussion to teach adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Attendees will learn the 5 Steps to Protecting children: Learn the Facts, Minimize Opportunity, Talk About It, Recognize the Signs, and React Responsibly.

Certain professionals can receive CEU's for attendance.

Talking with Children about Safety from Sexual Abuse 

Darkness to Light Module - Length: 45-60 minutes

  • Learn why relationships & resilience are the building blocks of safety for children

  • Receive examples of how to talk to children of all ages about personal safety, sex, and sexual abuse

Healthy Touch for Children & Youth

Darkness to Light Module - Length: 45-60 minutes

  • Receive guidelines for healthy touch at home & in youth-serving settings

  • Learn how to balance children's needs for warmth & affection with safe, respectful ways of interacting

  • Learn about healthy sexual development in children to identify normal & abnormal touching behaviors

Protecting Children Through Active Bystanding

Darkness to Light Module - Length: 45-60 minutes

  • Learn what it means to be an active bystander

  • Receive examples of boundary violations & red flag behaviors

  • Learn how to make spontaneous & planned interventions

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)

Darkness to Light Module - Length: 45-60 minutes

  • Hear directly from survivors and experts about the root causes of CSEC & what circumstances make children vulnerable

  • Understand how preventing child sexual abuse reduces the risk for children being commercially sexually exploited

  • Hear what actions adults can take to prevent CSEC



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