The Cottage offers education and awareness on a number of issues and topics related directly to child abuse and sexual assault. The Cottage is able to speak to groups about topics ranging from child sexual abuse prevention in both English and Spanish to Bystander Intervention of Sexual Violence.
Public Speaking Topics:
Forensic Interviewing of Children
Child Physical Abuse Indicators and Intervention
Child Sexual Abuse Indicators and Intervention
Child Abuse Investigations (what to expect from the process for the caregiver and child)
Expert Testimony in Court
Children who witness DV and how they heal
Sexual Violence Prevention for Middle school and High School students
Healthy Relationships for Teens
Trauma Focused Therapy for Children and Teens
Sexual Assault & Adult Services provided by The Cottage
How to Help an Adult Survivor or Responding to Disclosures
Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
Working with LGBTQ Survivors
Sex Trafficking in Athens
All topics can be presented in Spanish.
If you have a particular topic in the area of child abuse or sexual assault which you would like education and training on, please email The Cottage Executive Director Sally Kimel-Sheppard at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss options for training.