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Step 7 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children – Get Involved

Volunteer and Financially Support Organizations That Fight the Tragedy of Child Sexual Abuse “What can I do to help children in my community?” Get Involved by Donating Your Time and Resources to Support Organizations Such as These: Read more http://www.d2l.org/site/c.4dICIJOkGcISE/b.6178665/k.F8F2/Step_7_Get_Involved.htm … Continue reading

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Step 6 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children – Act on Suspicions

By acting on suspicions of child sexual abuse, you will save not only one child, but perhaps countless others. Many of those who sexually abuse children have multiple victims. You may be faced with a situation where you suspect abuse … Continue reading

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Step 5 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children – Make a Plan

Learn Where to Go, Whom to Call, and How to React “My 11-year-old daughter said her step-father sneaks into her room at night. Then she said she made it up. Now she won’t say anything. I don’t know what to … Continue reading

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Step 4 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children

Stay Alert Don’t Expect Obvious Signs When a Child is Being Sexually Abused. Signs Are Often There But You’ve Got to Spot Them. “Is my son’s withdrawal due to preteen angst or is he being sexually abused?” Read more here: http://www.d2l.org/site/c.4dICIJOkGcISE/b.6178659/k.C3BE/Step_4_Stay_Alert.htm

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Step 3 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children

Talk About It Children Often Keep Abuse a Secret, but Barriers Can Be Broken Down by Talking Openly About It http://www.d2l.org/site/c.4dICIJOkGcISE/b.6241185/k.75FC/Step_3_Talk_About_It.htm

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Step 2 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children

from Darkness to Light… Minimize Opportunity If You Eliminate or Reduce One-Adult/One-Child Situations, You’ll Dramatically Lower the Risk of Sexual Abuse for Children. http://www.d2l.org/site/c.4dICIJOkGcISE/b.6241183/k.B070/Step_2_Minimize_Opportunity.htm

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Step 1 of 7 Steps to Protecting Our Children

from Darkness to Light… Learn the Facts and Understand the Risks Realities, Not Trust, Should Influence Your Decisions Regarding Children http://www.d2l.org/site/c.4dICIJOkGcISE/b.6178667/k.62D3/Step_1_Learn_the_Facts.htm

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What is child sexual abuse?

Any sexual act between an adult and a minor or between two minors when one exerts power over the other. Forcing, coercing or persuading a child to engage in any type of sexual act. This, of course, includes sexual contact. … Continue reading

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What to do if a child discloses abuse to you…

What would you do if a child disclosed abuse to you? Click here to find out what you should and shouldn’t do.

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Family Friendly Internet Sites you might enjoy…

and find educational include: *Children’s Television Workshop: ctw.org; cybekids.com; netsmartz.org; family.com; kidlink.com; kidscom.com; webwisekids.com; dosomething.org; mightymedia.com; preventviolence.org; Youth as Resource: yar.org; For Parents: babycenter.com; parenttime.com; parentsoup.com; kidshealth.org; parentpartners.com

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