Upcoming workshops teach child abuse prevention, intervention

Originally published in The Vacaville Reporter on July 31, 2017 By Jessica Rogness. A workshop to train adults to identify and intervene when a child is being sexually abused is offered twice this month in Solano County. The training is scheduled on two days in Vacaville and Fairfield. “It is …

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Why the Media is Failing Our Daughters

Originally published on Care2.com on June 17, 2016 By Pete Domick. Dear parents: We need to talk. We need to talk to our sons. We need to talk to our daughters. We need to talk about rape culture. As a radio host and comedian I know how little attention this issue …

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How Do I React?

Knowing how to react to child sexual abuse is just as important as understanding the signs. The graphic below helps give some guidance in three different situations when dealing with child sexual abuse: disclosure, discovery, and suspicion. DISCLOSURE occurs when a child tells you that they have experienced abuse. DISCOVERY …

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DID YOU KNOW? Understanding Bystander Intervention

Would you know what to do if you witnessed an inappropriate comment or behavior from an adult or older youth toward a child? It’s important to know how to enforce boundaries and protect the children in your life. As a bystander who observes boundary violations, you should begin by describing …

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