CSA

Child Sexual Abuse

To Children’s Sexual Behaviors
WCSAP Webpage
May, 2014

Community sexual assault programs may receive inquiries from parents, caregivers, and professionals about how to understand and respond to children's sexual behaviors. It may be helpful to think about children's sexual behaviors as existing on a continuum — some sexual behaviors are healthy and normal, some are problematic, and others may become abusive. The resources below can help parents and professionals identify which behaviors are developmentally appropriate, which behaviors may be…

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Parents & Caregivers
PDF
June, 2016

The purpose of this resource is to discuss some of the considerations that are unique to advocacy with children between the ages of five-12, and provide concrete examples of what child advocacy may look like in practice. Even children as young as five or six can benefit from working directly with their advocate. When providing advocacy in child sexual abuse cases, a separate advocate can promote the child’s well-being by providing information and support to the non-offending parent or…

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Child Sexual Abuse
Webinar
March, 2011

This webinar will provide an overview of information and referral in cases of child sexual abuse. It is intended to build upon and enhance the content presented in the related section of the From Hurt to Hope Child Advocacy Guide. The guide and each complementary webinar aim to support sexual assault advocates in their work with children and families.

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Child Sexual Abuse
PDF
June, 2013

In the last few years, there have been increased requests for and research directed towards promising practices for preventing child sexual abuse (CSA). The emergence of this movement focus has prompted WCSAP to prioritize exploring the state of CSA primary prevention across the nation and in Washington State. In an attempt to pool CSA prevention resources and frameworks from across the nation, WCSAP staff identified programming gaps occurring in national dialogue and reviews and conducted a…

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Child Sexual Abuse, CSA Prevention
To Talk To Your Kids About Healthy Sexuality
PDF & Hard Copy
January, 2012

Inside parents can find out about healthy sexual development for children, why it is important to talk to children about sexuality, and tips for having these conversations. It's a great way to get the conversation started!

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Parents & Caregivers, CSA Prevention
Youth at Risk
DVD
January, 1992

Creative Youth Resources

This sensitive drama allows viewers to glimpse the turmoil of a teenager who has been sexually abused by his father. With the guidance of caring adults and, most importantly, a friend his own age, Jamie finds the strength to break out of his nightmare and face his father in the courtroom.

DVD

  1. Therapy
  2. Treatment
  3. Male
  • Publisher: Pyramid Film & Video, 1992
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Child Sexual Abuse
Book
January, 2000

In this issue; Quality of Life in Adult Survivors Who Have Undergone Therapy; Positive Reaction of Disclosure and Recovery; The Child Sexual Abuse Experience and The Child Sexual Abuse Medical Examination

  1. Child Sexual Abuse
  2. Research
  3. Child
  • Publisher: Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, 2000.
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Child Sexual Abuse, Therapy
PDF
October, 2008

Many of the clients we see across the state are child victims of sexual abuse. Sometimes they are presented as the primary client and other times they are presented in connection with a larger pattern of abuse occurring within a family. Sometimes it can be difficult to determine who your client is. If you determine your agency is providing services to more than one family member, make sure that each victim has their own advocate and confidentiality is respected.

This advocate…

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Child Sexual Abuse, Legal Advocacy
Hope For Families: A Personal Safety Activity Book for Parents and Children
Book
January, 2004

Victimization in childhood can take many forms including physical, verbal, and emotional hurts, and happens to boys and girls of all ages and all religious, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. For example, recent statistics suggest that by age 18, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse. This book provides an introduction to skills and information related to bullying, physical abuse, sexual abuse and stranger abduction. Completing this activity book with your child…

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Child Sexual Abuse, Parents & Caregivers, CSA Prevention
Hope For Families: A Personal Safety Activity Book for Parents and Children
Book
January, 2004

Victimization in childhood can take many forms including physical, verbal, and emotional hurts, and happens to boys and girls of all ages and all religious, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. For example, recent statistics suggest that by age 18, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will experience sexual abuse. This book provides an introduction to skills and information related to bullying, physical abuse, sexual abuse and stranger abduction. Completing this activity book with your child…

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Child Sexual Abuse, Parents & Caregivers, CSA Prevention

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