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What to Do If Your Child Discloses Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Provides parents and caregivers with information about a child disclosing sexual abuse. This fact sheet, a part of Caring for Kids: What Parents Need to Know About Sexual Abuse, describes what disclosure is, what you should do if you suspect your child has been sexually abused, what to do if children take back the disclosure, and how to cope with your feelings.

Published in 2009