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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There is No Such Thing as Monsters…

Originally published on Medium on December 21, 2016 By Wading in a Sea of Red. When I was a little girl, I loved fairy tales. There were heros and villains. There were monsters with claws and sharp teeth, found in forests, or closets, or under the bed. The brave hero …

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How Even Good Parents Miss the Signs of Child Sexual Abuse

Originally published on For Every Mom on December 22, 2016 By Tonya GJ Prince. Even good parents miss the signs of sexual abuse in their kids—but here’s how you can change that in your family. How do good parents miss child sexual abuse? It is simple. By not asking the …

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A Pediatrician Just Laid Out How to Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse—And She’s Begging You to Listen

Originally published on For Every Mom on December 19, 2016 By Jenny Rapson. This pediatrician just laid out when, where, and by whom our kids are most likely to suffer sexual abuse, and gave us all the tools to prevent it. Recently, a good friend of mine shared a Facebook …

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