CSA

Child Sexual Abuse

With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Non-Offending Parents
Webinar
December, 2014

This 1.5-hour training is an introduction to working with child victims (12 and under) who have an intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) and their non-offending parents/guardians. The training will be valuable to service providers who want to expand their knowledge about this unique and pervasive disability and develop skills in working with this underserved population. The training will include the following information:

  • An introduction to IDD with…
Topics
Parents & Caregivers, Disability
WCSAP Webpage
June, 2016

These resources can be used by adults in any role (health care, mental health, education, youth work, and parenting) for promoting a social justice framework with youth. The resources vary from book lists, to discussion guides, to activities.

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance is a subproject by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Its goal is “to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children.”…

Topics
Child Sexual Abuse, CSA Prevention
WCSAP Webpage
November, 2011

Providing advocacy services for children and teens who have been sexually abused often requires specialized knowledge and skills. Ensuring that your young clients and their parents are fully informed and supported means having specific information about things such as:

  • The rights of child victims
  • The procedures for a child medical exam
  • Confidentiality and consent considerations for minors
  • Mandatory reporting
  • The roles…
Topics
Child Sexual Abuse
Activity Cards and Handbook
Book
January, 2014

This resource was designed to help caregivers understand Adverse Childhood experience

  1. Resilience
  2. Adverse childhood experiences
  3. Healthy Families
  4. Parents
  5. Caregivers
  • Author: Developed by the Children’s Resilience Initiative (www.resiliencetrumpsaces.org) in Walla Walla, WA
  • Publisher: Children's Resilience Initiative 2014
Topics
Parents & Caregivers, Guides & Activities, Healthy Relationships
WCSAP Webpage
March, 2013

Trauma can profoundly affect children's development. In an article highlighted on the website Zero to Three (National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families), Dr. Theodore Gaensbauer discusses the "Developmental and Therapeutic Aspects of Treating Infants and Toddlers Who Have Witnessed Violence." Dr. Gaensbauer's framework for understanding how trauma affects children has even wider significance, applying to older children and to those affected…

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Child Sexual Abuse
Part 1
WCSAP Webpage
February, 2016

Many young people feel being pressured into having sex or participating in a sexual act before one feels entirely ready is a normal part of growing up; this is especially true if they have received little to no healthy relationship and sex education. However, we know this is a form of sexual violence and advocates working with youth have a unique opportunity to debunk this myth. Every person has complete control over their body and choice with whom and when they decide to hug, kiss, have sex…

Topics
Child Sexual Abuse, IPSV, CSA Prevention
Part 2
WCSAP Webpage
February, 2016

Talking about sexual coercion is part of an advocate’s job, but these conversations do not tend to open up naturally with teens. Many teens will need an advocate who is confident and comfortable creating a space for them to talk openly about their experiences of healthy and unhealthy sex. Educating young people about emergency contraception (EC) is one great way to open these conversations, keep teens safer, and prevent unintended pregnancies. Below are some tips to help every advocate talk…

Topics
Child Sexual Abuse, IPSV, CSA Prevention
WCSAP Webpage
January, 2013

When youth in one study were asked if they knew "where to find resources for GLBT youth experiencing dating violence," only 10% identified domestic violence or sexual assault services (Freedner et al., 2002). Many sexual assault programs struggle to reduce barriers for teens to access their services; in the case of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning) youth, the barriers may be even more substantial. It's important to note that the term "teen dating violence,"…

Topics
Child Sexual Abuse, LGBTQ
Book
January, 2009
  1. Sexuality Curriculum
  2. Abused Children
  3. Young Adolescents, and Their Parents
  4. Child Abuse
  • Author: Johnson, Toni Cavanagh
  • Publisher: Johnson, Toni Cavanagh, 2009.

First edition 1998, last modification 3/17/09

Topics
Parents & Caregivers, Guides & Activities
Webinar
February, 2014

This webinar for sexual assault advocates will address problematic sexual behavior among siblings and parental response. Participants will learn about problematic vs. typical sexual behavior among siblings. Presenters will provide education regarding caregiver responses to typical sexual behavior among siblings, as well as interventions and responses to problematic sexual behavior among siblings. Participants will learn about evidence based interventions for children who have been impacted…

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Child Sexual Abuse

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