Child Abuse Resources

  1. Family Safety Plan

    As a family, discuss and decide safety rules together. Review the rules regularly so that no one forgets!

  2. Helping Your Child Heal

    A child’s recovery often depends on the level of support they receive.

  3. Local Therapists

    Find a local therapist, trained to help during difficult situations.

  4. Preventing Abuse - Warning Signs

    As adults we are responsible for keeping children safe. By knowing the warning signs and what actions to take, you have the opportunity to prevent sexual abuse - and to help children who are being abused.

  5. Sexual Behaviors - K-4th

    Understand what is normal and when to be concerned about the sexual behaviors of young children.

  6. Sexual Behaviors - Preschool

    Know what is considered normal behavior among preschool children, and when to be concerned about their behavior.

  7. Sexual Behaviors - Adolescents

    Learn about the behaviors expected of adolescents, and when concern is in order.

  8. Teaching - 4-6

    Know what to teach your children about sex when they are 4 to 6 years old.

  9. Teaching - 7-12

    Learn what topics are suggested when teaching children, aged 7 through 12, about sex.

  10. Teaching - Preschool

    Get information on how to discuss sex appropriately with your preschool aged child.

  11. Trauma Signs

    Learn about the possible behaviors of traumatized children.

  12. Understanding Child's Needs

    Know how children react to abuse.

  13. Understanding Sexual Abuse

    Understand sexual abuse as it applies to children.

  14. Understanding Who We Are

    There will be a team of professionals working your child’s case. Each professional has a specific role, and by working together, tries to make this process flow as smoothly as possible.

  15. What to Say to Others

    One challenge your family may face, should abuse occur to your child, is what to say to others about the abuse.