Focus Areas

Digging up the roots of child sexual abuse
Webinar
April, 2021

Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is a pandemic that impacts almost every single social justice issue. Long before the COVID-pandemic arrived, CSA survivors knew first hand about surviving the CSA pandemic while sheltering in place with their harm-doers. Children are often always sheltering in place. This roundtable conversation featuring diasporic Black survivors of childhood and adult sexual violence focuses on how cultural work, poetry, and education are resources and tools to respond and…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • African Americans
  • CSA Prevention
Grounding and Anxiety Management with Young Children Series: Part 1 of 3
PDF
March, 2021

As we continue slogging through the “new normal” dictated by the ongoing pandemic, it is expected and natural that both parents and children are struggling with increased anxiety. This can be made worse by a forced lack of privacy such as, the whole family trying to work from home and/or do online schooling while in one enclosed space. In situations like these, additional tools for support are super useful. We will be focusing on a few coping strategies that are simple enough that even very…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
Working with Families
Webinar
December, 2020

Sibling sexual abuse impacts families in multiple ways, and working with parents to manage the impact of this is challenging. This webinar offers education on sibling sexual abuse, the typical systemic response to it, and ideas for how to increase the safety of the victim, who often must remain living with the perpetrator.

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
Aumenta las conversaciones sobre seguridad durante Covid-19
PDF
October, 2020

As families continue to practice safety measures during the pandemic by social distancing, washing hands often, and by wearing a mask; it is also an opportunity to have a conversation with children about healthy boundaries and body safety.

Mientras las familias continúan practicando medidas de seguridad durante la pandemia a través del distanciamiento social, lavándose las manos con frecuencia y usando mascarilla; también es una oportunidad para tener una conversación con los niños…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Parents & Caregivers
Aumenta las conversaciones sobre seguridad durante Covid-19
PDF
October, 2020

As families continue to practice safety measures during the pandemic by social distancing, washing hands often, and by wearing a mask; it is also an opportunity to have a conversation with children about healthy boundaries and body safety.

Mientras las familias continúan practicando medidas de seguridad durante la pandemia a través del distanciamiento social, lavándose las manos con frecuencia y usando mascarilla; también es una oportunidad para tener una conversación con los niños…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Parents & Caregivers
Supporting Children During the Era of COVID-19 and Racist Violence
WCSAP Webpage
September, 2020

A pandemic can certainly be a traumatic event in a child's life. Research on natural disasters makes it clear that, compared to adults, children are more vulnerable to the emotional impact of traumatic events that disrupt their daily lives1. Black children are more likely than white children to be exposed to frightening or threatening experiences2. Whether or not a child has prior traumatic experiences, COVID-19 and continuous racial violence raise reasonable concerns…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
Webinar
September, 2020

In this webinar, presenters Claire Tierney and Wesley Jones of the ARC of King County will teach about:

  • IDD and Autism
  • How trauma presents for autistic people and people with IDD,
  • How to support autistic people and people with IDD with trauma histories, and
  • Community resources that exist to support these populations and providers
Topic
  • Advocacy
  • Disability
Some Brief Guidance to Providing Accessible, Safe and Dignified Sexual Assault Services
PDF
June, 2020

This Advocacy Station provides some brief guidance and resources for advocates and therapists to decrease barriers for people with Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) through some intentional changes.

Topic
  • Disability
Statute of Limitations
WCSAP Webpage
November, 2019

After the 2019 legislative session, the Statute of Limitations (SOL) law was updated to eliminate the SOL for specific sexual assault crimes, and modify it for others. This law is not retroactive, meaning sexual assault crimes committed prior to this law’s effective date (July 28, 2019) cannot be prosecuted according to this new law. RCW…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse
Through a Trauma-Informed Approach
Webinar
July, 2019

Description

This webinar is part of a series of "Trauma-informed advocacy with young people" resources and publications. In this webinar, participants will:

  • understand how to incorporate trauma-informed care on a micro, macro, and mezzo level.
  • gain knowledge about the neurobiology of stress, trauma, and regulation strategies.
  • learn how to implement SAMHSA's six guiding principals of trauma-informed care.

Training Hours and Credits…

Topic
  • Child Sexual Abuse