Ms. Ahearn donates all book proceeds to Parents For Megan's Law, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of childhood sexual abuse.
Ms. Ahearn provides an historical overview of Megan's Law and sex offender registration and notification laws in the United States and gives communities specific answers on how to deal with and effectively manage notifications. She also provides information on who to contact in each state to access details on registered sex offenders.
Megan's Law can make us aware only of sex offenders who have been caught and convicted and because this represents only a small portion of the actual number of sexual predators out there, Ms. Ahearn gives parents and caregivers real prevention answers in the The Apple Of My Eye Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention Program.
Laura Teaches The Power to Protect Your Children...
The Resources Available Under Megan's Law And It's Limits
Who The Sexual Predators Really Are
Ten Rules Of Safety For Children
Twenty Seven Tricks Used By Sexual Predators
Red Flags To Help Identify Who The Predators Really Are
How To TRUST EVERYONE And Stay Safe
Signs Of Sexual Abuse
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Laura A. Ahearn, C.S.W. is an internationally-recognized expert on childhood sexual abuse prevention and the management of Megan’s Law sex-offender notifications on a community level. Ms. Ahearn has successfully transformed societal misperception about childhood sexual abuse and opened up a dialogue to equip caregivers with up-to-date prevention tools to help protect children from sexual predators.
Ms. Ahearn was awarded the New York State Senate Woman of Distinction for her exemplary accomplishments in helping to manage Megan's Law on a community level and prevent childhood sexual abuse. She was also honored as Woman of The Year and received the Leadership in Community Education award. As a W. Burghardt Turner Fellow, Ms. Ahearn received her Masters Degree in Social Work from University of the State of New York at Stony Brook/School of Social Welfare. She has extensive experience in managing the devastating impact and lifelong emotional repercussions associated with childhood sexual abuse.
She continually demonstrates the courage of her commitment and determination to achieve safety and justice for children by advocating in communities and assisting in drafting state and federal legislation aimed at strengthening laws to protect our most vulnerable.
She founded and is the executive director of Parents For Megan’s Law, a not-for-profit community and victim's rights organization whose mission is to prevent childhood sexual abuse. Ms. Ahearn authored and implemented the “Community Approach To Managing Megan’s Law and Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse Program,” first implemented in Suffolk County, New York and now being internationally recognized.
Ms. Ahearn is well known for her community activism and has led community demonstrations to effect changes in policy, procedure and law relating to the protection of children. She has assisted in drafting federal and state legislation that helps keep children safer by strengthening Megan’s Law and making it more workable on a community level. She is a noted activist, lecturer and author of policies, procedures and brochures to assist communities in the responsible management of Megan’s Law notifications and the prevention of childhood sexual abuse.
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Book Description Prevention Pr USA, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110971159726
Book Description Prevention Pr USA. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0971159726 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1494756
Book Description Prevention Pr USA, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0971159726
Book Description Prevention Pr USA, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0971159726