Resources for Professionals

Click here for Resources for Professionals, Individuals, Couples and Families.

Click here to navigate to “Combating Child and Teen Sexual Abuse” in the Resources section of the Jewish Learning Works website.

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Beyond Silence professional development day resources

Bay Area resources

California resources

National resources

Beyond Silence professional development day resources

Click here to download a power point presentation entitled “Approaches for Engaging Youth Serving Organizations and Schools in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention” prepared by the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center for the Beyond Silence professional development day held on November 18, 2015.

Click here to download the Beyond Silence Closing Keynote by David Waksberg, CEO of Jewish Learning Works, delivered during the Beyond Silence professional development day on November 18, 2015.

Bay Area Resources

Enough Abuse of the Great Bay Area – This is a campaign to raise consciousness about the prevention and reporting of child abuse. The link includes phone numbers and email addresses for the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Solano. If your county is not listed, please contact the Child Help Hotline on the “Child Abuse Reporting” page of this “Board of Rabbis/Beyond Silence – Protecting of Youth” website.

Professional Enrichment is a program of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center for professionals seeking advice, consultation, or support in your efforts to serve your community or individual Jewish clients facing illness or loss.

Warning Signs of Sexual Abuse prepared by the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center

California resources

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault provides information and resources for college students and people of all ages regarding rape, unwelcome sexual threats and intimidation, incest, sexual assault by intimate partners, child sexual abuse, human sexual trafficking, sexual harassment, street harassment and other forms of unwelcome, coerced or non-consensual activity. (Recommended by Hank Berman, MFT)

Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training – The Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training Project is funded by the California Department of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention and has been modified by the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at the Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California. The goal of this project is to have free training available for mandated child abuse reporters so they may carry out their responsibilities properly. There are training modules for clergy, educators, childcare workers, medical professionals and law enforcement. There is also a training module in Spanish.

National Resources

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Anonymous, a 12 Step Program.

Child and Youth Sexual Abuse resources on the website of Church Mutual Insurance Company. Preventing Youth and Child Sexual Abuse online video. Brochure and Checklists: Safety Tips on a Sensitive Subject: Child Sexual Abuse.

Child Welfare Information Getaway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive resources to help protect children and strengthen families.” (Recommended by Hank Berman, MFT)

National Children’s Alliance helps communities respond to allegations of child abuse. (Recommended by Hank Berman, MFT)