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2012-07-24 23:02:12

Don Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening company and Stacy Pendarvis, child safety advocate and instructor, talk with Renda Broadcast's radio show host Jim Byard and explore whether new legislation like Florida's Protection of Vulnerable of Persons Law can change human nature and compel people to report child sexual abuse. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 “Inside Jacksonville”, a weekly radio show on station 96.1, produced...

2012-06-23 23:01:00

Stacy Pendarvis, consultant and noted child sexual abuse prevention specialist notifies public about free comprehensive, powerful education and awareness programs offer adults real tools to prevent child sexual abuse. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Don Dymer, president and CEO of SingleSource Services Corporation, background screening company and Stacy Pendarvis, MSW, MA, a long time consultant who works with Darkness to Light and the Monique Burr Foundation For Children...

2012-04-04 23:00:59

Don Dymer, CEO and president of SingleSource Services background screening corporation offers advice to prevent child sexual abuse by learning how to listen to victims in the rare instances they do open up. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and Don Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening corporation wants to share some helpful advice on how to listen if a child or youth has the courage...

2012-03-30 23:01:59

Don Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource Services background screening corporation warns of limitations of relying strictly on criminal record reports. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 “I applaud school districts around the country for looking for ways to keep the kids safe. But background checks that strictly review driving history, criminal history, or looking at the sex offender registry and other databases won´t identify all the adults...

2012-03-20 23:01:43

Donald J. Dymer, chief operating officer of SingleSource and sponsor of the Protect the Children Conference held in Jacksonville, Florida, hopes the bill will result in quicker, earlier reporting of unacceptable behavior, hence minimize victimization for innocent children and youth. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 SingleSource Chairman and President Don Dymer applauds Florida Governor Rick Scotts bill (HB 1355) which imposes huge fines on public or private colleges and...

2010-10-22 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sore, sunburned but still inspired, a team of cyclists on a three-month bicycle trek across America will reach their finish line in Los Angeles Sunday, Oct. 24 to spread the message of preventing one of society's most devastating crimes, child sexual abuse. The cross-country trip is raising awareness and donations to benefit Darkness to Light (D2L, www.d2l.org), a nonprofit with a mission to teach adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly...

2010-10-15 12:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of cyclists on a three-month bicycle trek across America will make local stops in San Francisco, CA Saturday, Oct. 16 through Monday, Oct. 18 to spread the message of preventing one of society's most devastating crimes, child sexual abuse. The cross-country trip hopes to raise awareness and donations to benefit Darkness to Light (D2L, www.d2l.org), a nonprofit with a mission to teach adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to...

2010-09-15 14:08:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- More adults in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley counties in South Carolina have been trained to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to signs of child sexual abuse than anywhere else in America. More than 22,500 adults in the region have participated in prevention workshops sponsored by Darkness to Light (D2L), a Charleston-based organization with national and international representatives. The trainings mark five-percent of the region's...

2009-10-14 09:45:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Carolina teachers are leading the nation to keep kids safe thanks to a public / private initiative to help prevent, recognize and react responsibly to signs of child sexual abuse. By the end of this year, 20,000 S.C. teachers and school employees will complete child sexual abuse prevention training. That's more than 40-percent of the state's 54,000 school staff and sets a national record among U.S. school systems, according to...

2009-07-29 08:15:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of South Carolina public school teachers and educators are being trained to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to signs of child sexual abuse. The training programs are sponsored by Darkness to Light (D2L), a Charleston-based non-profit dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse through education and public awareness. D2L has formed a training partnership with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE). To date, 9,100 state teachers...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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