PCAL’s Training Academy offers a variety of workshops, from how child abuse is prevented, to how to make a report of child abuse, to what are adverse childhood experiences.

  • Prevention 101

An overview of the history of child abuse and what child abuse prevention looks like

  • Mandatory Reporter

For those required by law to report suspected child abuse or neglect; an overview of child abuse and how to make a report

  • Stewards of Children: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children is a two-hour workshop designed to better equip adults to protect children from sexual abuse

  • KIDLINE, Parenting Help by Phone/Text/Chat

An overview of our KIDLINE and who can benefit from this service

  • Community-Based Education in Nurturing Parenting

Short Nurturing Parenting workshops for parenting groups, corporations, neighborhood programs and churches to increase awareness about child abuse and neglect issues, as well as parenting knowledge and skills.

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences, known as ACEs, are traumatic or stressful incidents that can lead to serious consequences with child development and the child’s overall health and well-being into adulthood. Program Director Sheri Hogg is a trained ACE Educator.

  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention

Trust-Based Relational Intervention, or TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. Program Director Sheri Hogg is also trained to present on TBRI®.


To request a workshop, contact Program Administrator Jenny Forrest.