According to the most recent National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglecti, figures from 2005-2006 show a 38 percent drop in the number of cases of child sexual abuse reported to CPS investigations and community professionals since 1993. The number of sexually abused children decreased from 217,700 in 1993 to 135,300 in 2005-2006.We are very encouraged by the declining number of children…
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It is never too early to promote safety concepts with children. I'll give you an example of something easy to do with a child of your daughter's age. We always encourage parents to teach their children anatomically correct names of private body parts. But talking about anything sexual with kids can…Read More
A parent needs to be sensitive to a number of considerations when they ask a child about the possibility of sexual abuse. Suspecting that your child could be being harmed is very painful and confusing. Since you've seen warning signs, it's only natural to want to get more information.
Stay calm -…Read More