Protecting children and providing them with safe spaces in which they can learn, play, and grow is central to the mission of every youth-serving organization. We commend you for being proactive and for taking this first step to learn about how to prevent child sexual abuse.
This introductory video contains important excerpts from our training seminar with Sharon W. Cooper, MD, FAAP. Please log in or create your free CRSFPortal.org account to access the full seminar, as well as a wide range of training videos to learn more about background checks, creating your own child protection policies, and other practical strategies for keeping kids safe at your organization.
Sharon W. Cooper, MD, FAAP, is the CEO of Developmental & Forensic Pediatrics, P.A., a consulting firm that provides medical care, research, training and expert witness experience in child maltreatment cases, as well as medical care for children with disabilities. She works regularly with numerous national and international investigative agencies on Internet crimes against children cases. We are grateful to Dr. Cooper for sharing her expertise with us through this training, thus enabling us to share this information with you.