We are talking about the Little Warriors Charitable Organization who is focused on the awareness, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse. Embolden Private Dayhome Community is passionate about connecting providers and parents with resources and support to improve the quality and safety of the unlicensed child care sector.
Child sexual abuse is defined as the inappropriate exposure or subjection of a child to sexual material, contact, activity, or behaviour. It includes any sexual act directed toward a child by an adult or by an older, more powerful child.
A national charitable organization, Little Warriors focuses on the awareness, prevention, and treatment of child sexual abuse. Have you heard of The Be Brave Ranch? Their Alberta-based facility is a specialized, trauma-informed evidence-based, treatment center focused on helping children who have been sexually abused, as well as their families.
Developed by researchers at the University of Alberta, the Prevent it! Workshop was designed to educate adults about sexual abuse, with a focus on helping adults develop tools to help reduce children’s vulnerability to sexual abuse.
There could be potential behaviour indicator changes that might seem concerning. Behaviours like increased anger, withdrawal, avoidance, and more are listed below in the photo. However, these indicators are generally non-specific and can be caused by a range of stressful occurrences or even normal developmental processes.
Most sexual abuse instances do not result in physical indicators.
Psychological indicators are much more likely to occur in abuse instances. It’s important to recognize sudden changes, but also those over time. Examples like anxiety, depression, hopelessness, and more are listed below in the photo.
If you suspect a child has been abused, you are legally required to report your suspicion to child protective services or the police.
Alberta’s Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-387-KIDS(5437)
National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453
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