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NCTSN Resources

The following resources on Sexual Abuse were developed by the NCTSN.

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Caring for Kids: What Parents Need to Know about Sexual Abuse

Type: Fact Sheet

Provides parents and caregivers with tools to help them support children who have been victims of sexual abuse, information on the importance of talking to children and youth about body safety, and guidance on how to respond when children disclose sexual abuse.

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Why Don't They Tell? Teens and Sexual Assault Disclosure

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers information about teen sexual assault and disclosure. This fact sheet outlines why teens don't disclose sexual assault, the benefits of disclosure, and how to support teens after disclosure of a sexual assault. 

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Select NCTSN Resources Related to Teen Sexual Assault

Type: Fact Sheet

Identifies existing NCTSN resources related to teen sexual assault, acquaintance rape, sexual abuse, and child traumatic stress. The list includes fact sheets and webinars that offer information and tips for professionals, parents, and teens themselves.

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Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse

Type: Webinar

Discusses prevention and intervention strategies for child sexual abuse. This webinar gives ways to help prevent child sexual abuse, as well as intervention strategies upon disclosure.

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When NO is Not Enough: Information on Teen Sexual Assault

Type: Webinar

Discusses sexual assault that occurs within the context of ongoing relationships and those that occur in a one-time interaction (e.g., at a party, among casual acquaintances, friends who are not in an ongoing intimate/romantic relationship).

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LGBTQ Issues and Child Trauma

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers an introduction to the Safe Places, Safe Spaces video. This fact sheet gives a brief overview for working with LGBTQ youth as well as a synopsis of the video, and suggested resources.

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