Protecting Children from Abuse

Author will detail strategies for parents

Joelle Casteix (photo provided)

Joelle Casteix (photo provided)

Joelle Casteix will share age-specific strategies from her newly published book, The Well-Armored Child: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Sexual Abuse, when she speaks at the Howland Public Library in Beacon at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Casteix, herself a survivor of abuse, is the volunteer western regional director for the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests and conducts training sessions for families, churches and community groups on how to protect children from predators.

Her previous books include The Compassionate Response: How to Help Empower the Adult Victim of Child Sexual Abuse. For more information, visit The Howland Library is located at 313 Main St.

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