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8 Ways a Parent Should Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

Kay ·
In honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, this month I want to talk about prevention of child sexual abuse. There are things that we as adults can do to protect children and also teaching them safety strategies to protect themselves. The following is an easy list that parents, school teachers, coaches, and child care personnel can use as a quick guide on how to prevent Child Sexual Abuse. Take an active role in your child’s life . Be involved in their activities and people around...
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Warning Signs of Abuse...This is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Stephanie K ·
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child mistreatment is any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. There are different kinds of child abuse: physical, sexual, and emotional. Neglect, which can be benign or deliberate, is also child abuse. If you think there might be a child that might be a victim of abuse, check your suspicions against the list below which are common...
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Unbroken Angels and the Cycle of Abuse

Social ·
Every 30 seconds a child is abused. In 1964 the United States began to pay closer attention to child abuse and neglect, thanks to President Nixon who signed the first Federal child protection legislation (CAPTA) which provides Federal assistance to states for the prevention, identification, and treatment programs for child abuse (childwelfare.gov). Since then, April has been recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention month. Despite the 53 years since the initiation of CAPTA, child abuse...
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Re: 8 Ways a Parent Should Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

GettingThrough ·
Sure wish my parents would have paid attention and listened to me all those years ago! If they had I wouldn't be the mess of a person I am now.
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Re: 8 Ways a Parent Should Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

YICVP ·
I am so sorry that they didn't and sure hope that won't stop you from doing the work necessary to become the person you'd rather be. Many of us are here to guide you. Please check out our facilitated chat rooms for appropriate topics and times for you. Wishing you an easy healing!
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Re: 8 Ways a Parent Should Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

GettingThrough ·
I am working on becoming that person and slowly making progress. Nothing about it has been easy though, but it has gotten easier.
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Re: 8 Ways a Parent Should Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

YICVP ·
Such is the nature of the work...so worth it though! Keep on keeping on and come back here as often as you need for guidance and encouragement!
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