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Did you know 34% of sexually abused children seen at the Wayne County Children’s Advocacy Center are male?

Did you know 67% of the abused children seen at the Wayne County Children’s Advocacy Center are under age 12?

WOOSTER — Learn how to protect our children from predators. Participants will learn about specific strategies offenders use to target, seduce, and exploit our children.

Participants will learn offender behavior, risk management and effective prevention strategies.

This program will help participants understand the relationship between confession rates and sex offender characteristics. 

See live interviews from perpetrators who explain what they did, how they did it and how we can learn from them. 

Warning: Mature content, sexual language, sensitive content.

Protecting children is all our responsibility

The Wayne County Children’s Advocacy Center is offering this FREE program in the Wayne, Holmes and Ashland County areas to help adults gain the knowledge of various theories of pedophilia and development of pro-offending attitudes.

This program is brought to you through the support of the Wayne County Community Foundation, Ashland County Community Foundation, PNC Charitable Trust Foundation, Ohio Children’s Trust Fund and the Mohican Area Community Fund.

This training is non-clinical and designed for the general adult population.  Training is customized for your group, at your location and when it is best for you.  It can be delivered in a short 45-minute presentation (lunch and learn) up to a 4-hour presentation for free.

To schedule an appointment call 330-262-1063 or email

Target Audience

This training is perfect for church groups, employees, social groups, camp staff, day-care staff, teachers, coaches, youth ministers, school staff, volunteers, law enforcement, YMCA staff, boys and girls clubs staff, parents, grandparents, guardian ad litems, youth mentors, potential jurors, etc.

The Life section is supported by Brethren Care Village in Ashland.