05 Apr Child Abuse and Incest
Child sexual abuse is any sexual contact between a child and another person. Incest is defined as any situation in which a child is tricked or forced into sexual contact by a family member (usually older) or other member of the household. The course will explore the issues surrounding these topics.
- What is Child Sexual Abuse?
- Who Are the Victims of Child Sexual Abuse?
- Who Abuses Children?
- How Does Sexual Abuse Happen?
- Child Victims of Incest
- Why Don't Children Tell Us?
- Verbal and Behavioral Indicators of Abuse
- Physical Indicators of Abuse
- Educational Indicators of Abuse
- Indicators Specific to Adolescents
- How Much Harm Does a Child Suffer from Sexual Abuse?
- Advocacy with Parents of Child Victims
- Philosophy of Child-Centered Advocacy with Parents
- A Thinking-Feeling-Acting (TFA) Model by Hutchins
- Reactions in Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Assault
- Reactions of Friends and Family Members
- Taking Care of Yourself during a Crisis
- Ways to Cope with these Feelings
- Physical Self-Care for Survivors
- Emotional Self-Care for Survivors
- Role of Volunteers in Child Sex Abuse Cases
- Our Role on the Hotline and in the ER
- Child Abuse and Incest Quiz