Professional Training

Calendar of Events

Training and Professional Development

The Children’s Assessment Center (The CAC) works to protect children by increasing awareness in the community about child sexual abuse. The CAC’s training and outreach programs are designed to help professionals that work with children identify the signs and symptoms of sexual abuse and equip them with the necessary knowledge to protect children.


Speaker Request Program

The CAC provides trainings and education to community members and professionals through the Speaker Request Program. For a complete list of upcoming trainings and trainings available through our Speaker Request Program, or to request a training or prevention program, please email Karen Kennard, CAC Training Supervisor, at

To receive emails regarding upcoming professional training opportunities, please send an email to with “Add me to the Training Email List” in the subject line.



Upcoming Training


Darkness to Light – Stewards of Children

What is Stewards of Children?
Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.

Join us for the following free events!

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9-11AM Closed

Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:30-7:30PM Closed

Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:30-7:30PM (EN ESPAÑOL) Closed

Saturday, February 16, 2019 9-11AM Closed

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9-11AM Closed

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:30-7:30PM Closed

Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:30-7:30PM

Saturday, April 13, 2019 9-11AM (EN ESPAÑOL)

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9-11AM

Thursday, May 16, 2019 5:30-7:30PM

Thursday, June 6, 2019 5:30-7:30PM

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9-11AM

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9-11AM

Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:30-7:30PM

Tuesday, September 5, 2019 9-11AM

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 9-11AM

Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:30-7:30PM

Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:30-7:30PM

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9-11AM

Attendees must remain in class for the duration of 2 hours to obtain certificate.

Open to the Public – No Fee – Limited Seating


To register or for more information, please send an email to

with your full name, address, email, agency (if applicable), phone number, and date of training.



Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting and Training in Texas Schools

2019 Training Date Trainings Held at the CAC

September 24, 2019- 9:00AM- 12:00PM
October 1, 2019- 1:00PM- 4:00PM
October 8, 2019- 9:00AM- 12:00PM 
October 18, 2019- 1:00PM- 4:00PM
Register Here!


The CAC & Child Advocates Inc. Volunteer Training

2019 Training Date Volunteer Training is held at The CAC from 5:30pm – 9:00pm
January 16, 2019  
February 6, 2019
April 8, 2019 
April 10, 2019 (*Daytime Training 9:00am – 12:30pm)
May 8, 2019
June 12, 2019
August 7, 2019
September 11, 2019
October 9, 2019
November 6, 2019

Click Here to Learn More about Volunteering!


Volunteer questions, please contact Danielle Igbani, Children’s Services Supervisor at or 713-986-3459.

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