20% of the population in America has been sexually abused.(8) That's more people than the Center for Disease Control estimates will get the flu each year.(9) So needless to say, as you implement and teach others the Child Sexual Abuse Best Practices program, you will be talking with children, teens and adults who have personally experienced sexual abuse as well as parents who know or suspect their child has been abused. It's also inevitable that at some point you will be speaking with someone who is attracted to children, who may or may not have crossed the line and abused a child.
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Child Sexual Abuse Best Practices
A day does not go by without seeing a case of child sexual abuse in the news - at home and in youth-serving organizations. It is clearly a pandemic that knows no boundaries including gender, race, religion, geography, or socio-economic status.
20% of our children will be sexually abused by the age of 18.(8) Parents and leaders of youth-serving organizations are who grant access to children and they are responsible for being proactive in their efforts to protect children. As an advocate, you are responsible for teaching them how. Our kids are counting on us all to do our part!
At TAALK, we understand the grooming behaviors that happen BEFORE abuse occurs and have developed this program specifically to combat those behaviors. Although you will not be able to stop every case of child sexual abuse in your community, this program will take you and the adults and the children in your community well beyond awareness and empower all of you with an extensive list of actions that will have a direct impact on the safety of children.