Teaching your children that no one should touch a child’s private parts except to keep them clean and healthy is an important step in keeping kids safe.
We all want the best for our kids, but interacting with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) can be intimidating. Check out this article for to learn more about DCF, investigations, and your rights as a parent.
While educating children about appropriate boundaries and safe touches is the first line of defense against dangerous situations, knowing the warning signs of a potential abuser is a crucial part of protecting your child from sexual abuse.
Many of the behavioral changes that children undergo are a result of their ongoing development. However, when the change seems drastically out of character or concerning it could, though may not necessarily be, a sign of abuse.
Tips on how to respond when your child tells you that he has been abused.