News & Events

October 19, 2019

Halloween Safety Tips

How do we talk about personal body safety without scaring children to death? This short webinar goes over best practices for parents and those who work with youth about how to make personal body safety messages empowering and effective. This can be used as a partner to the "Empower Me" presentation as an overview for parents.
October 17, 2019

CAST students get hands-on experience

On Wednesday, Clinton-Saunders, a senior family studies major at the Mississippi University for Women, could be cast as an investigator. The role-playing Clinton-Saunders does in the Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) program is one of things she likes best about the studies preparing her for her first job as a professional.
October 16, 2019

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse empowered by new California law

October 13, 2019

California Enacts AB 218: Landmark Bill Protects Children from Sexual Abuse

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
October 7, 2019

Grosso joins national advocates to encourage survivors of sexual abuse to file civil claims under new law

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
September 20, 2019

National Nonprofit Zero Abuse Project Launches Victim Assistance Corps for Child Sex Abuse Survivors in Civil Litigation

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
September 5, 2019

Co-Chairs Senator Boyer and Chief Deputy Mitchell Bring Together Governor Ducey’s Trailblazing Task Force to Address Child Sex Abuse and Protect Kids

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.
August 28, 2019

New lab trains welfare workers who probe child abuse claims

The University of Illinois CAST program features a simulation lab exemplifying the critical importance of simulation training for child protection professionals. Zero Abuse Project has been instrumental in implementing 74 CAST programs across the country, many of which have similar simulation laboratories.
August 22, 2019

Senators Paul Boyer & Heather Carter Join Zero Abuse Project, Local Partners to Educate Community about New Rights for AZ Child Sex Abuse Survivors

State Senators Paul Boyer and Heather Carter were joined by the Zero Abuse Project, including Bridie Farrell, child sex abuse survivor and advocate, and Joelle Casteix, Zero Abuse Project board member and survivor; Dawn Penich-Thacker, from the SOS Arizona Network; Janine Menard, board of directors, Arizona School Counselor Association; and Justin Maudner, Arizona Fraternal Order of Police, to discuss the new Arizona Child Protection Act (AZCPA). 
August 14, 2019

Joint Statement from Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse on the Opening of New York Child Victims Act Civil Window

Zero Abuse Project CEO Jeff Dion today released the following statement regarding Safe Horizon launching a public awareness campaign and PSA series to inform child sex abuse survivors in New York of their new rights under the Child Victims Act.