Calendar of Events

Nov
29
Thu
Parent Education Class – Spanish – Naranja Office @ Naranja Office
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

This class is for parents and caregivers of new clients at Kristi House. All parents and caregivers are strongly encouraged to attend this helpful program upon beginning services. The program is designed to better acquaint parents and caregivers with Kristi House and assist them getting the most benefit for themselves and their child. Parents should let their caseworker or therapist know when you can attend. It takes place at Kristi House’s southern-most office at the Naranja Community Center. 

Kristi House Naranja Office
13955 SW 264th St, Homestead, FL 33032, USA

Nov
30
Fri
Stewards of Children Training – Naranja Office @ Kristi House - Naranja Office
Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kristi House is pleased to offer Stewards of Children, a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program believes and teaches that child safety is an adult’s job. It was developed by the Darkness to Light organization.

Stewards of Children is ideal for organizations that serve children and youth, as well as other community-based groups. Kristi House trainers can deliver the program in English, and/or Spanish.

Participants are asked to RSVP at least 3 days ahead of time by contacting Deborah Billings as listed.

RSVP to: DBillings@kristihouse.org

Facts About Stewards of Children Training

  • It’s a comprehensive program that incorporates all of the fundamental mechanics necessary in creating organizational policies and procedures that keep children safe. Ideal for training staff and volunteers on child sexual abuse prevention.
  • Includes the “7 Steps to Protecting our Children,” evidence-based educational tool for sexual abuse prevention.
  • A 3-hour training program that integrates the simple principles of choice, consciousness, and personal power to promote an understanding of the nature and impact of child sexual abuse, and that uses those principles to provide a context for empowered action. The curriculum is direct about holding each adult accountable, and generous in providing powerful, specific support for personal change.
  • Video component of curriculum integrates personal stories of sexual abuse survivors, sharing their experiences of trauma and healing with the perspectives of professionals working with various issues of sexual abuse.
  • The program is motivational and compelling. It calls participants into personal responsibility for the safety of children, while at the same time appreciates their fears and concerns.

How is the training delivered?

Stewards “Live” is a 3-hour in-person training, led by an authorized facilitator who uses a videotape, interactive workbook, and discussion to train responsible adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Kristi House Naranja Office: 13955 SW 264th St, Homestead, FL 33032, USA

Dec
13
Thu
Board of Directors Meeting @ Kristi House
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meeting of the Kristi House Board of Directors

Jan
4
Fri
Stewards of Children Training @ Kristi House - Central
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kristi House is pleased to offer Stewards of Children, a revolutionary sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program believes and teaches that child safety is an adult’s job. It was developed by the Darkness to Light organization.

Stewards of Children is ideal for organizations that serve children and youth, as well as other community-based groups. Kristi House trainers can deliver the program in English, and/or Spanish.

This 3-hour, nationally recognized, best practice program uses videos, workbook activities and discussion to engage and educate about child sexual abuse and how to keep children safe.  Parents, college students, working professionals, volunteers at child-serving organizations and other staff at agencies and community-based organizations learn that child sexual abuse knows no socio-economic, cultural or racial boundaries. Through compelling stories from survivors of child sexual abuse of their trauma and healing, participants will learn how to develop practices to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The latest changes in mandated reporting laws will be reviewed. The presentation includes Video, Lecture, Workbook, and Small Group Collaborative Exercises.  

Objectives

  1. Participants will understand the short and long term consequences of child sexual abuse.
  2. Participants will articulate intervention strategies that prevent child sexual abuse.
  3. Participants will identify a plan to effectively react to disclosures or suspicions of abuse.

Participants are asked to RSVP at least 3 days ahead of time by contacting Dawn Thompson as listed.  There is parking at the lot on which Kristi House sits; it is controlled by Miami-Dade County and parking is $10 per car.

Dawn Thompson
305-547-6834
dthompson@kristihouse.org

Jan
10
Thu
Board of Directors Meeting @ Kristi House
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meeting of the Kristi House Board of Directors

Jan
16
Wed
Parent and Caregiver Orientation – North Office – Creole @ Kristi House - North Office - Ste PH 13
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This 2-hour presentation is designed for parents of children receiving clinical services at Kristi House. It is designed to assist parents to identify signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, help them understand the dynamics of sexual abuse particularly the manipulative behavior of perpetrators, and provide them skills to prevent future victimization. The presentation is offered in three languages English, Spanish, and Creole.

Parents sign up for class at Intake but if they need to change their date they should contact their Case Coordinator at 305-547-6800.

 

2018 – 2019 Schedule: 

  • July 18Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • July 31Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • August 22Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • September 19Central Office – 10:00 am (Spanish)
  • September 19North Office – 4:00 pm (Creole)
  • September 26Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • October 17Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • October 25Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • November 29Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • December 8Naranja Office – 10:00 am (English)
  • January 16Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • January 16North Office – 4:00 pm (Creole)
  • January 25Naranja Office –5:00 pm (English)
  • February 21 –  Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • February 20 Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • March 21Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • April 17Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • April 25 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • May 15Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • May 23Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • June 19Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • June 20Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
Parent Education Class – English – Central Office @ Kristi House
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This 2 hour presentation is designed for parents of children receiving clinical services at Kristi House. It is designed to assist parents to identify signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse, help them understand the dynamics of sexual abuse particularly the manipulative behavior of perpetrators, and provide the skills to prevent future victimization. The presentation is offered in three languages English, Spanish, and Creole.

Parents sign up for class at Intake but if they need to change their date they should contact their Case Coordinator at 305-547-6800.

Central Office – English 

2018 – 2019 Schedule:

  • July 18 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • July 31 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • August 22 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • September 19 – Central Office – 10:00 am (Spanish)
  • September 19 – North Office – 4:00 pm (Creole)
  • September 26 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • October 17 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • October 25 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • November 29 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • December 8 – Central Office – 10:00 am (English)
  • January 16 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • January 16 – North Office – 4:00 pm (Creole)
  • January 25 – Naranja Office –5:00 pm (English)
  • February 21 –  Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • February 20 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • March 21 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • April 17 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • April 25 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
  • May 15 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • May 23 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (English)
  • June 19 – Central Office – 10:30 am (Spanish) & 5:30 pm (English)
  • June 20 – Naranja Office – 5:00 pm (Spanish)
Jan
25
Fri
Parent Education Class – English – Naranja Office @ Naranja Office
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

This class is for parents and caregivers of new clients at Kristi House. All parents and caregivers are strongly encouraged to attend this helpful program upon beginning services. The program is designed to better acquaint parents and caregivers with Kristi House and assist them getting the most benefit for themselves and their child. Parents should let their caseworker or therapist know when you can attend. It takes place at Kristi House’s southern-most office at the Naranja Community Center. 

Kristi House Naranja Office
13955 SW 264th St, Homestead, FL 33032, USA

Feb
2
Sat
Heal a Heart Gala @ Four Seasons Miami
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm

This annual signature dinner and auction features gourmet cuisine, great cocktails and fine wine, an exclusive luxury auction, dancing and a few special surprises.

Feb
14
Thu
Board of Directors Meeting @ Kristi House
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meeting of the Kristi House Board of Directors