OC Sheriffs: TAALK-a-Thon to End Child Abuse
COUNTY OF ORANGE CALIFORNIA
SHERIFF TO KICK OFF FIRST EVER 24-HOUR
INTERNET TALK SHOW DEDICATED TO
ENDING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will join Diane Cranley, founder of TAALK (Talk About Abuse to Liberate Kids) to kick off a 24-hour Internet talk show featuring more than 60 guest speakers. The TAALK-a-Thon is dedicated to breaking the silence of child sexual abuse by providing a venue for awareness, prevention, and support.
“I am thrilled to be taking part in this wonderful event. TAALK has been a partner of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department for the last three years. We truly value the work they are doing in our communities to protect our kids and support victims of child sexual assault,” said Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. “Our work with TAALK enhances our mission and allows us to be responsive and proactive in the law enforcement we provide to our residents. We look forward to working with TAALK throughout the coming year.”
Join us as we break the silence of child sexual abuse beginning Friday, April 29th at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
Guest speakers include: Erin Runnion of The Joyful Child Foundation, and Carol Urton of Web Wise Kids.
Topics include: Building Confident Kids with Age Appropriate Sexual Boundaries; Preventing, Recognizing, and Reacting Responsibly to Child Sexual Abuse;Understanding What Causes People to Offend and the Opportunities for Early Intervention; Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet; and Child Sexual Abuse Prevention – Offender Policy, Treatment and Community Reentry.
Register for Free: http://www.taalk.org/taalk-a-thon or TEXT your name and email to1 (949) 390-9947. About TAALK: TAALK’s vision is a local, national and world community where the incidence of child sexual abuse is radically reduced, where victims of child sexual abuse lead healthier lives, and where the related adverse social and economic outcomes, such as substance abuse, mental illness, criminality and suicide, are correspondingly reduced.
For more information, please contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Office of Public Affairs at (714) 647-7042.
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