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Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused: A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Publication Year: 
2013
Corporate Author: 
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Fact Sheet
Page Count: 
14
Journal Title: 
Former Title: Parenting the Sexually Abused Child

Discusses how foster and adoptive parents can help children and adolescents who have experienced sexual abuse. It provides basic information about sexual abuse and links to other information so that parents can educate themselves about the topic. The factsheet suggests ways to establish guidelines for safety and privacy in the family, and it offers suggestions about when to seek professional help and where to find such help.

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