Shariea Shoatz is an educator with twenty plus years of teaching experience. She holds a Master's Degree in Special Education from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania with a minor in Behavior Modification, an Early Childhood Certificate from Lincoln University and a Teacher of The Handicapped teaching license. Shariea has taught children, teens and adults in classrooms, prison systems, hospitals, daycare centers and private homes throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Abu Dhabi.
Drawing from personal experiences, extensive professional training and classroom experiences, Shariea passionately dedicates her time to teaching and talking about a topic that most people do not want to discuss, Childhood Sexual Abuse. Shariea's stand for justice and support for survivors embodied in her Buddy Speaks 501c3 organization, helps adults and children to become empowered, confident and able to have open and honest discussions about how to protect our children, and what to do a child discloses abuse.
Buddy Speaks is a non profit organization that provides preventative education and awareness to help end childhood sexual abuse. Workshops, resources, videos, book signings, Q&A sessions, Radio Talks and TV Interviews are just a few of the vehicles she uses to help prevent abuse, educate and empower children and adults from experiencing the silent nature and debilitating effects of childhood sexual abuse.
The Buddy Speaks Foundation uses education for the prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse, helping Survivors cope, parents to know and understand the impacts of trauma, and to end this debilitating crime.
🗣When a child discloses Abuse, you should do following:
Yes Private 1 on 1 Sessions are available through our online scheduling system
No, we work to spread education for the prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse;
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