Protecting Youth and Camps: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse


April 24, 2024
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET


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$0 member/$40 non-member



Stop It Now! is a a global leader in preventing child sexual abuse providing unique one-stop-shop for resources and services to help youth, parents, adults, and youth serving organizations prevent child sexual abuse before a child is harmed, including child to child sexual harmful behaviors. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the Stop It Now! program and resources, including WhatsOK for youth, encouraging a hopeful perspective that views child sexual abuse in youth serving organizations is preventable, not inevitable – and can be managed by actively addressing both behaviors and environments where children are vulnerable early, with safety plans and organizational polices, professionals strengthen children’s protective factors.

Presenter Bio:

Jenny Coleman, LMHC has been working in child welfare for 30 years; as a clinician, educator and advocate. Her background has been steeped in community and relationship based approaches, grounded on non-violence and trauma-informed models. In 2011, she joined Stop It Now! as their Helpline Director, and now serves as their Director, overseeing a national child sexual abuse prevention program. She presents globally; training individuals and youth serving organizations in primary prevention. She serves on the prevention committee for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and is a member of the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse. Jenny frequently contributes as a task group member in national discussions, with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the US Dept. of Justice.