Safety Planning with Children
1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys are victims of child sexual abuse. These statistics prove what a necessity it is to start having conversations about safety while children are young. These conversations can be initiated by daycare providers, teachers, parents, or anyone who works with children.
It has been shown that a majority (93%) of juvenile sexual assault victims know their attackers. This information tells us that there are conversations aside from “stranger danger” to have with children. Having these other conversations can create a safe[...]