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Preventative discussions about sexual abuse are crucial to protecting children, but many parents struggle to know how and when to have these difficult conversations with their child. If you are one of these parents, you are not alone. The U.S. Department of Justice has provided a helpful guide for parents and guardians having these preventative discussions with children about sexual abuse.
"When you empower your children to say “no” to unwanted touch and teach them that they can come to you with questions and concerns, you take critical steps to preventing child sexual abuse." U.S. Department of Justice
What are the warning signs of sexual abuse? What are some of the signs of predatory behavior in adults? The U.S. Department of Justice has consolidated a list of warning signs.