Article by Kavita Varma-White

In the article, “7 Ways Parents Can Protect Kids From Child Sexual Abuse,” Janet Rosenzweig, author of ‘The Sex-Wise Parent’ and executive director of The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, addresses the elephant-in-the-room topic of child sexual abuse. Approximately 1 in 6 boys and 1 in 4 girls are sexually abused before the age of 18, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The sobering statistics show, “…all of us who care about kids and mental health and communities ought to be doing something about it,” say Janet. She offers professional advice for how parents can protect their child.

 

Read the full article from Today.com here:

https://www.today.com/parents/7-ways-parents-can-protect-kids-child-sexual-abuse-t150029.

 

Citation

Kavita, Varma-White. “7 Ways Parents Can Protect Kids From Child Sexual Abuse.” Today.com, 2019,
https://www.today.com/parents/7-ways-parents-can-protect-kids-child-sexual-abuse-t150029.

Since 2012, Angela has been assessing clients and successfully guiding trauma treatment in her private practice using the NeuroSequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) developed by Dr. Bruce Perry of the Child Trauma Academy. In addition, Angela has been invited to consult on multiple regional cases involving highly challenging special needs children.

Angela Earley, MSSA, LISW-S