Free April Webinar

How Understanding and Responding to Children's Sexual Behaviors Can Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

This workshop covers how to determine whether sexual behaviors in children are age-appropriate and how to respond to behaviors that are outside of what you would expect to see in children of various ages. This workshop is particularly appropriate for professionals who work with families or children, including child care providers, home visitors, teachers, and staff of youth serving organizations. The focus is on pre-pubescent children.

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Cost: FREE in recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness month

What's a webinar?

A webinar is an online workshop where you watch a presentation on the internet and listen to the presenters through the internet or on the telephone. Our webinar will have live text chat and a question and answer session.


  • What are Age Appropriate Sexual Behaviors in pre-pubescent children
  • How to use context to determine whether behaviors are concerning or harmful
  • How to respond appropriately including talking with parents or other adults about concerning behaviors
  • Practice putting knowledge into action by discussing various scenarios


Yvonne Cournoyer

Yvonne joined the national Stop It Now! staff as Program Director in 2011 to share her experience working at the local community level to implement Stop It Now! prevention activities.

Sarita Hudson

Sarita, Director of Public Engagement, joined Stop It Now! in 2004 and facilitates collaborative relationships with individuals and organizations. Sarita also has primary responsibility for Stop It Now!’s website.