Register for a National Children’s Advocacy Center Child Sexual Abuse 101 Webinar: “Know how to identify victims of sexual abuse.” Thursday, September 27 | 1:00 CT – 2:00 CT
This presentation is designed for persons working with children in any capacity – whether as childcare staff, law enforcement, or child protective workers new to the field, persons in the ministry, school personnel, youth serving organization staff, etc.
The presentation topics include an introductory examination of sexual abuse dynamics, the disclosure process and what prevents children from disclosing, how trauma affects brain development and results in life-long challenges for children, how offenders manipulate/groom children, families, and the community, and how to listen to and assist a child who discloses maltreatment.
–Participants will be able to identify the underlying dynamics within a family when child sexual abuse occurs.
–Participants will be able to articulate strategies for managing children’s disclosures of child sexual abuse.
–Participants will be able to recognize offender’s manipulation/grooming behaviors.