Youth Protection Training - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Youth Protection Training

Posted: Updated:

In order for you to better recognize the signs of abuse, you can go to a free training session in the upcoming weeks in Amarillo.

Parents and youth leaders in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles can receive free training on how to recognize when a child is being abused. Our area's Boy Scouts' organization is offering two sessions in an effort to help reduce abuse and raise awareness as April is their "Youth Protection Month".

The Golden Spread Council of Boy Scouts of America Scout Executive Andy Price says the training helps people talk more about abuse issues and offers procedures to protect adults as well. Price says,"Having two adults present whenever youth are involved. What we've seen through history is that instances of abuse occur when there's an adult and a youth, or two youths. But when there's a third party present, it's very difficult for abuse to take place."

Everyone is invited to participate in the trainings, which will be held April 2nd and April 9th. The course starts at 7 pm at the Golden Spread Council Service Center in Amarillo. It's located at 401 Tascosa Road. If you'd like to attend, you're recommended to call to reserve a spot. The number is (806) 358-6500. 

There are also free online trainings available throughout the year at: www.myscouting.org.

Jessica Abuchaibe, NewsChannel 10. 

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • SkyWARN 7 Forecast

    SkyWARN 7 Forecast

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:35:24 GMT
    A True Summer Week Continues...
    A True Summer Week Continues...
  • Dentist at center of health scare cedes license

    Dentist at center of health scare cedes license

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:11:16 GMT
    An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license on Friday.
    An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license on Friday.
  • Teen birth rate high despite efforts

    Teen birth rate high despite efforts

    Aug 20, 2014 10:57 PM2014-08-22 15:03:51 GMT
    Ashley Nunez-Davis of Birth Choice sees about 30-40 pregnant teen girls a month.
    Ashley Nunez-Davis of Birth Choice sees about 30-40 pregnant teen girls a month.
Powered by WorldNow
KSWO-TV, 1401 SE 60th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Telephone: (580) 355-7000
Fax: (580) 357-3811
Email: news@kswo.com

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KSWO. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.