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Training for Adults

and Professionals


Prevention starts with you! We believe that prevention education is
the key to ending child abuse. SafeSpace offers various free
trainings to the public including adults, caregivers, and professionals.

We also offer private trainings for groups, organizations, and
businesses in our community! Contact Amanda Holste, our
SafeSpace Community Prevention Coordinator for more information: or 541-436-2960.

Currently, our trainings are offered in person or virtually. To request a
training for yourself or your organization please click button below:

Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - Length: 2 hours

This nationally recognized, award-winning training uses video modules and
facilitator-led discussion to teach adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Certain professionals can receive CEU's for attendance. 


Healthy Touch for Children & Youth   
Darkness to Light Module - Length: 45-60 minutes

  • Receive guidelines for healthy touch at home & in youth-serving settings

  • Learn how to balance children & needs for warmth affection with safe, respectful ways of interacting

  •  Learn about healthy sexual development in children to identify normal and abnormal touching behaviors

SafetyNet: Smart Cyber Choices
Digital Safety Training - Length: 1 hour

We are excited to announce our NEW Digital Safety curriculum for children,
youth, and adults. Every time a child uses a smartphone, tablet, computer,
or even logs on to a game, the door is open to a virtual world populated by
cyberbullies, hackers, and even predators. The question is, what can you
do to keep your children and the children in your community safe? It all
starts with involvement and education.
This new program offers age-appropriate (K-12 and adult) presentations
that empower participants to take the lead in internet safety topics

  • Predators

  • Sexting

  • Cyberbullying

  • Plagiarism

  • Privacy

  • Computer security

  • Identity theft

  • Gaming

  • Social networking

  • Sex trafficking

​There is no substitute for safety. Contact us today to schedule your free
private training!

Protecting Children Through Active Bystanding
Darkness to Light Module - Length: 45-60 minutes

  •  Learn what it means to be an active bystander red flag behaviors

  •  Receive examples of boundary violations &

  •  Learn how to make spontaneous & planned interventions

Love and Logic
Equipping Parents and Guardians to Grow Responsible Children and Teens.
The class is either presented in a 5 hour one-day seminar, a two-day seminar with two, 2 ½ hour teaching segments, or 1 hour sessions delivered over a six-week period.
Love and Logic curriculum equips parents and guardians to play a powerful role in changing your community for the better. Our hope in facilitating this curriculum is to increase the supply of young people equipped with the character, compassion and problem-solving skills essential for becoming good neighbors to all. 
The Love and Logic Training is designed to be a rich and applicable information that any individual participating can take back to their relationships/homes and communities.


Core Trainings

Recommended for all new DHS Case Workers and Law Enforcement. Core training serves as a baseline for advanced topics. Topics and durations can be customized based on the specific needs and interests of your county or agency. Lunch hour training is a great addition to any organization!

SafeSpace CAC 101

SafeSpace CAC 101 is a 45-minute presentation exploring the history of SafeSpace and origin of Children's Advocacy Centers, Participants will learn about the case referral criteria, the MDT/CAC model, and process for clients who participate in the assessment. This presentation is highly encouraged for existing and potentially new community partners to SafeSpace in the Columbia Gorge. This training can also be combined with any other training.


Mandatory Reporter

Mandatory Reporter Training is created to equip Professionals who work with youth to understand who mandatory reporters are, why mandatory reporting is essential to preventing child abuse, how to report, and when mandatory reporting is necessary. This training will also explore consequences when mandatory reporting does not occur.


Karly’s Law and Cutaneous Physical Abuse

Karly’s Law Training will review the signs and symptoms of child physical abuse and will include the current approach to children with skin injuries (bruises, bites, and burns) as well as a review of Karly’s law. This training is for LEA and DHS workers as well as medical providers who are involved in the care of children.