Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center, a family service center based in Georgetown, TX, launched their new parent, guardian and caregiver training program for recognizing the signs of child abuse. Go to https://wilcocac.org for more information.
Caregivers can Learn to Spot the Signs of Child
Abuse with this Texas Training
Are you a parent, guardian or caregiver? Do you know how to recognize and report
child abuse? Check out the new free training course offered by the Williamson County
Children's Advocacy Center to educate yourself on these important topics.
Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center, a family
services center based in Georgetown, TX, launched their
newest training program for recognizing the signs of child
The training program is designed to educate parents,
guardians and caregivers about the prominent signs
and threats of child abuse.
Traditionally, the most frequent reporters
of child abuse are the children's school
teachers. However, due to Covid-19 and
online learning, reporting has dropped
To make up for this lack of reporting, the
training program offered by Williamson
County Children's Advocacy Center is
designed to help parents and guardians
understand the signs of child abuse, and how
to report it.
The training program teaches you how to identify the signs and symptoms
of abuse, as well as how to respond to concerns and disclosures of abuse
with appropriate questions.
The Recognizing Child Abuse
Program is free of charge and is
intended for parents and caregivers in
groups of 10-45 attendees per
Following the training, all participants receive
a training certificate and additional
educational resources to further understand
the signs of child abuse.
Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center is an organization
committed to training youth, professionals, and parents to avoid,
identify, and report child abuse.
A representative from the organization
said: "In our Center, we strive to reduce
the emotional trauma for children and their
non-offending family members throughout
their journey with us."
By working with local law enforcement
and the Department of Family and
Protective Services, the center is able to
offer coordinated protection to families
Go to wilcocac.org
to find out more