Barbara, this was an outstanding training. I have never been to a training on this topic that was so informative. Questions were answered and participants were reassured. Thank you for everything!
Mrs. Marek was phenomenal. She is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and thorough in presenting the information. The presentation was excellent in opening my eyes and bringing more awareness about sexual abuse and how to recognize, respond and report.
Great speaker! Awesome seminar!
I appreciate your knowledge on this subject. My eyes have been opened and my practice will be better because of it. Thank you for offering this course and providing CEs!
This is still an amazing program. So much knowledge – everyone needs to be aware of. I learned even more today. Thank you
So informative and great experiences to share – fun sense of humor. Barbara is super knowledgeable and a great speaker.
Super! Very informative! Gave me a new way to look at things!
This was extremely informative and my eyes were opened to so many indicators that I may have never noticed. Job well done!
Fantastic! Extremely knowledgeable! Covered every aspect.
Great job! I wish our school district could hear it.
Great information! I wish our whole district could attend this seminar.
“Very informative. Presentation was very engaging and Mrs. Marek presents in a way that makes the session comfortable and allows a willingness to be very receptive to a different topic. A definite training for all educators!
I wish you could do training on our campuses in Abilene ISD. Thank you! Very good! It was a very good reminder to keep on taking care of our children.
I love that Barbara has all the years of experience because it makes her a very effective speaker – speaking from case histories. Her teaching method is so natural and keeps the interest of the audience.
All public school employees should have opportunity to attend.
Enjoyed this conference very much! Mrs. Marek is a great speaker. Very good and scary information. This is a conference that needs to be given in every school district and community.
So glad I came to this presentation. Great info, presented in an interesting way.
As a State Trooper for 32 years, this is one of the most informative sexual abuse trainings I have ever been to. Now as an SRO, I have the information and training to correctly investigate sexual abuse cases involving children.
Very informative, giving appropriate examples, held our attention very well.
Barbara was engaging, used real life stories to provide examples of what she was discussing, and responded well to questions and feedback.
I really learned a lot from the examples and stories, thanks! Principals need to take this training! Great presentation/training – I would recommend this to anyone who works with children.
Loved the stories – very interesting and engaging! Leaned a lot of practical information – how to recognize the signs of abuse and the signs of abusers.
Great presentation, very knowledgeable. I would recommend this to counselors, administrators, classified staff, police officers. Anyone can benefit from this training.
Very valuable learning experience.
In my opinion every person working with children should take this class – with the statistics of child sexual abuse, what they are – every one of us needs to know this information. Thank you for your dedication to children.
Barbara's seminar was insightful and well planned. She took the lid off what is usually a taboo subject and gave participants a complete overview of child abuse/child predator behaviors A-Z. She left no stone unturned. This should be a mandatory training for anyone working in education or law enforcement.
This training should be mandatory for all teachers and staff involved in education.
This training needs to be heard by all educators in my district. You are a great presenter and your experience is captivating to learn from and to listen to. Continuing education and hearing about the laws and reporting rules/policies will definitely help me to continue helping and advocating for my students who need help.
Very informative! I feel more confident handling these situations in my new job.
Texas Education Agency should require this training for all administrators.
Every person working with children should attend this seminar at least once. It really opens your eyes. Thank you!!
Great training!! Very informative!
Barbara was very knowledgeable, interesting and intriguing during her presentation. I walked away feeling ready, willing, able and empowered to advocate for children affected by or experiencing sexual abuse.
I thought it was an excellent program and should be made mandatory for all staff at schools.
Awesome training, will recommend it for our counselor meeting/staff development for Conroe ISD.
Wonderful training! Very informative.
Great presenter! Made a sensitive subject informative and not as uncomfortable as it could have been.
This is still the best conference I’ve attended. The re-info makes one wake up. I teach little classes at lunch, one being manners of the heart, and I stress continually eye contact and hold your head up. I will continue. Thank you.
Instructor was great, integrated stories into lecture which made interesting and eye opening.
This was very informative- thanks for all the wonderful info.
Phenomenal training! Thank you for educating us!
All educators need to hear this presentation. Child sexual abuse is not something that the public is knowledgeable about. Society needs to be better educated about child sexual abuse and how to begin to stop the cycle. Barbara Marek is an amazing presenter that drives the point home. I highly recommend her seminar to all educators.
Detailed applicable information to keep our students safe.
Very informational. All Educators, Parents and other school stakeholders should receive this type of training.
Very interesting and informative. Will recommend this to colleges.
This has been very informative and such an eye-opener. I believe all teachers/educators would benefit from this workshop.
Thank you for your passion and sharing this valuable information and advice.
Very informative seminar! Instructor very effective in presenting such crucial information. Would recommend this seminar to many others – nurses, counselors, teachers and administrators.
This was a very informative and effective seminar. I learned strategies on how to identify sexual abuse and the dos and don’ts of talking to victims and reporting abuse.
Knowledgeable and passionate. Should be mandatory for all districts.
Very informative. Great insight and eye opening.
Amazing, informative presentation. Everyone needs this training.
This was very enlightening and I did not realize the extent of these horrible actions taken against innocent children and I vow to be the most active school nurse at passing your information on to my school.
Finally…a seminar with a presenter so knowledgeable, so real, so genuine!! Thank you.
Very informative information. Loved Barbara’s enthusiasm and passion against sexual abuse.
Barbara Marek was an awesome presenter! She spoke very confidently and was very informative. By her examples shared throughout her presentation, the information on the slides made better sense. There was lots of information like the laws, that educators are unaware of. I strongly feel this type of program needs to be mandatory for all educators since we work with children.
This program was so informative and interesting. A MUST see for all professionals working with children and teens. I highly recommend Barbara Marek’s seminar. As a registered nurse, this seminar has educated me and opened my eyes to things I didn’t know were so common.
Excellent information and presentation. Speaker was extremely knowledgeable and provided real situations as examples. Very helpful!
Very informative! Relative information for what we deal with on an every-day basis! Easy instruction for a not-so-easy subject. Helps to build confidence in my professional dealings with sexual abuse awareness.
The instructor was very informative as well as an inspiration to listen to.
Thank you for a wonderful session. Very informative and entertaining. Bless you for all you do for our children.
Barbara Marek made a tough subject manageable, and she is extremely knowledgeable. I would love to have her speak to TCISD staff.
Very informative! Mrs. Marek is a great speaker who explains and teaches to our understanding. This is an area not really touched in nursing school. I think it would be very beneficial to new nurses, especially coming out of the hospital setting for 8 years to the school setting. Is totally different and this is the first class I’ve had on this subject.
I had heard from a few people that this training was good. That is an understatement. This training was amazing! I definitely learned a lot. I feel better prepared to help the students in my school.
Extremely informative! Never realized how much I didn’t know.
Extremely informative! I’m sorry I didn’t attend this training sooner.
Your stories really brought life to the material. Easy to listen to and very informative! Thanks so much!
Instructor was thorough, phenomenal, and an awesome speaker. Her expertise was seen and clearly evident.
Very informational! Stories that were shared helped us grasp a better understanding of the information given. Would recommend for others to attend so that they can become aware of the importance of sexual abuse and how to help our children. We need to advocate for them.
This is such critical information to keep updated on and be informed about. Thank you!
Thank you for being a child advocate! Your personal examples made this training so much more endurable on such an unpleasant topic.
Very good. One of the best workshops I have been to. Would like to hear the speaker again. Very helpful. Thank you for coming to Abilene.
Wonderful! Would definitely recommend to ALL educators!
Wonderful presentation. Wish my whole school staff could attend.
This was very informative training. Education is empowering and is the first step to protecting our youth from molestation, as well as providing support to survivors.
This was an amazing conference with so much useful information. All school employees would benefit from this seminar.
Very helpful for us! She is awesome.
This was a highly informative presentation. Thank you so much! I plan to share this information with co-workers and in-service.
Excellent resource and wish all counties had her to reach out to. We need more folks with a passion about identifying and ending sexual abuse.
She is an awesome presenter, very informative and keeps your interest. Provided a lot of great information. She talks to you on an appropriate level.
Thank you! You were a fantastic speaker and I hope that you continue informing people of this topic!!
Anyone who works with children should be required to attend this presentation.
By no means a feel good conference, but one all school officials should attend. Barbara Marek is an excellent speaker.
This program was wonderful! Barbara is a wonderful speaker. I think all school professionals should have to take this course.
The best and most well-presented program I have been to this year. This is often a confusing topic (and emotional)-I feel confident that when I have a situation I will be able to handle it and take care of my children at school.
She was absolutely fantastic! Used “relative examples to make her points. Very knowledgeable!
Barbara Marek is one of the best conference speakers I have ever heard. Her presentation, information and insight that I have not heard previously in a manner that was thorough, interesting, and humorous when appropriate.
One of the best workshops I have gone to.
Very good speaker with necessary and important information. Highly recommend this program!
This is the 2nd time I’ve attended this great conference given by Barbara Marek. It was just as informative and enlightening the 2nd time around.
I found this conference to be “exceptional. The speaker was excellent and the content was exactly what a school nurse needs.
One of the best presentations I have had in my 20 yr. nursing career. Captivating, eye-opening and pertinent to school nursing.
This was an excellent program in quality and uniqueness. Barbara Marek is providing a vital and creative contribution for Texas. In my entire career, this is the best presentation on child abuse I have ever heard.
The instructor was very, very knowledgeable of the topic, had a lot of experiences to share that kept my attention. I did NOT go to sleep!!! This was a great training. I will recommend that school administrators / teachers attend as well.
Very, very informative. I would recommend all school nurses attend this conference!
Excellent seminar. Very informative. ALL of the information followed the criteria of my job indicators. Excellent, excellent seminar!
Barbara was / is awesome! The program was very informative!
Very instructional – anyone dealing with children should attend this.
Wonderful seminar! I would love to attend future seminars. Very easy to understand and great at explaining information that was presented.
Wish we could put more info out and make more people aware.
Barbara Marek is extremely knowledgeable and presents specific, relevant information that is necessary to help providers and victims. I enjoyed it immensely! Very valuable training!
Awesome presentation! Every school employee should attend.
This was a wonderful seminar! Enjoyed every moment. The instructor, Barbara Marek, kept my attention throughout the entire session.
Very good relevant information about signs of abuse and how important it is to report.
Excellent program for school personnel, nurses, law enforcement or anyone who works with children.
Excellent seminar! I feel more confident on this subject on how to respond.
Extremely helpful information! Every school related employee should be required to have this training.
Wonderful seminar! Thanks for the great stories and giving us the basic facts of the law. I feel empowered by having more information about sexual abuse.
Thank you for bringing this information to me so that I am better equipped to help my students. You are a blessing!
Excellent presentation! A seminar everyone should attend to raise awareness and knowledge to protect our children. Very insightful! Very knowledgeable! Thanks!
This was great. I learned so much! Marvelous! Thank you.
Very informative! I learned a lot!"
I have learned a great deal. Now I have answers for many of my questions.
Great information. Enjoyed class participation and questions. Enjoyed it.
Complete "eye-opener" on the extent that sexual offenses happen to our children. I am much better prepared to recognize and handle these situations as a result of this training.
This was a wonderful workshop! I feel every teacher, administrator and all involved with children should be required to attend this workshop.
Great job! Great handouts-easy to understand and follow. Would be great as a requirement towards counseling licensure.
Well done, very interesting. Very enjoyable for such a sensitive subject.
Excellent. This training was very informative and I learned an awful lot of very helpful, valuable information.
The presentation and information presented was wonderful. Super job! Thank you for bringing this to our attention-educating us will benefit others.
Excellent, Excellent workshop. One of the best I've attended with valuable, useable information. Thanks!
Extremely needed course for educators who deal with children every day. Excellent presentation.
Great information which will be very useful to me as a counselor. ALL school personnel should hear this presentation. Totally kept my interest - great speaker, great advocate for children/young adults.
Best seminar I've been to in a long time. Very passionate about her work. She's a great educator with the ability to disseminate information with enthusiasm, she's captivating and the information was enlightening.
This is information I needed years ago. This has been the best training I have had on child sexual abuse. Thank you seems too simple.
This info WAS WONDERFUL! I learned so much; from what to look for to how to respond to legal lines and terms. Great! Easy to listen to and learn from.
OUTSTANDING! Very valuable information. All counselors and school officials should take this workshop. She defines clearly what to do and what has not been done concerning outcries and abuse.
Very straight forward. ALL school employees should hear this information - should be required by State Legislature. Barbara is a remarkable speaker - very knowledgeable and shows great concern for victims of sexual abuse.
This was a great workshop...difficult material to deal with, but so necessary for us to hear to do our part to make this a better world for ALL our children.
Excellent presentation. Well organized and wonderfully presented. Enjoyable and informative. Such a valuable day!
THANK YOU! This was very informative! I knew the law but this gave me a better understanding of sexual abuse!
Excellent workshop - I fee that all school employees should attend.
The presentation was professionally presented and very effective. The presenter held the participants attention for the entire workshop.
This should be REQUIRED "by law" for ALL people who work with children!!
Everyone and anyone involved with children in any manner should attend this seminar!
There was no way to have become sleepy after lunch! This presentation had too much great info and stats that are SO necessary to our jobs.
AWESOME. This should be required for anyone who works with children.
It was a great seminar and I strongly believe that it should be mandated that every educator go through this training. It was worth my time. Instructor was awesome.
OUTSTANDING throughout! Excellent presenter / very informative.
I have been a counselor for three years now, I had never been to a workshop where I learned so much. I received a lot of valuable information. Thank-you!
MANDATORY COURSE FOR ALL!!! Excellent information that needs to be shared with everyone due to the increase/rise in sexual predators.
I think every parent should be required to take this course. Instructor knows and does her job well. Very good talker - could listen to her anytime. Very interesting - didn't fall asleep, even after lunch.
Excellent presentation - learned so much! Thanks.
Loved it. So much info- very good-gave me the knowledge and confidence needed to address issue @ administrative level in our district. Barbara is great! Stays the course and is very interesting!
I am so glad I came to this. I would highly recommend this training to our entire school!)
This course is excellent. Excellent, dynamic course instructor.
I enjoyed this course so much. Barbara was a well educated speaker. This seminar exceeded all my expectations, as well as the speaker (Barbara). Thank you so much.
I really enjoyed the presentation. This training is definitely needed and should be required. This would be great for teachers.
I liked everything about this course. The information was presented in a very thorough way. The three "R"s program really expanded my knowledge on sexual abuse.
This course gave me such a wealth of information and answered questions and hearsay about what to do. I think all classroom teachers should take this!
This course should be required of all people in the education business!
The course was extremely helpful to me as a nurse. Before today I was unaware of specific signs and behaviors to look for. Mrs. Marek was easy to follow and kept my attention. Very well done!
This course was so informative, not only as a teacher but also as a parent. The information I learned today I will use the rest of my life.
Great! Needs to be heard by all!
Really opened my eyes. Excellent workshop. I agree....everyone in the school setting needs to have this awareness!"
Great job! This is information of value to everyone interested in protecting our children.
Super program! I appreciated the honesty and willingness to discuss this issue so openly. Thank you!
This was great! Definitely information that all teachers need to know.
This was the most informative staff development I have attended! Instructor is awesome! Very educated in the subject.
Every person working in the school system should be required to go through this training!
I certainly and strongly recommend this presentation be presented to teachers, administrators, and community.
Very helpful! Useful information and clarified some questions for me. Should be required for principals, teachers, nurses.
Instructor is passionate about her career, which makes her presentation very powerful. Her message must be spread to educate as many as possible.
I received so much information at today's training. ALL teachers, counselors, nurses, principals and anyone else who works with children should have this training.
One of the best presentations I have attended. Lots of useable information. Great job! Kept my interest the entire day! Needs to be heard by all educators!
Everyone in education should be required to take this course! Presenter exceptionally knowledgeable and shared information in a well communicable fashion!
Excellent! One of the best training seminars I have ever attended!
Should be presented to ALL teachers, nurses, counselors, etc. (mandatory!).
The course was excellent and so was the instructor. Barbara was very knowledgeable of information and presented it in an interesting manner.
I received so much valuable information in this seminar. Anyone who works with children should attend this seminar. It was well worth my time and money.
All educators and social workers need to be made aware of this information presented.
Information was very valuable. I will definitely be recommending this to our teachers. Very well presented and instructor extremely knowledgeable.
I liked the way the course was presented. It was short, concise and to the point. The instructor was great! She was very knowledgeable and excellent at presenting the material.
The whole thing was educational and interesting!!! Very Good!!!
Excellent presentation. Very educational. Highly recommended!!
EXCELLENT! All teachers need to hear this. Presenter is EXCELLENT! She is very much an expert on the material and made it interesting
I think ALL teachers should be required to take this as staff development. I also feel that this course should be given at schools at the beginning of each year for the entire staff!
All school personnel should attend, very informative course.
This is my second time taking this course. I wish more school employees would be given this course. Maybe if the School Board would attend this course, they would push (mandatory) to have the individual schools host an in-service. Once again, the instructor was great!
This was the best in-service on this subject that I have ever had. More people should know this information.
The course was just excellent. I've been a school nurse many years and today I was validated, had questions and concerns answered and learned new facts. Thank-you! This course must be seen be school employees and legislators.
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