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  • Caregivers: How to Keep Lines of Communication Open

    PDF: Here are suggestions for what to do to open and maintain the lines of communication between yourself and the children in your world.

  • Caring for Yourself

    PDF: As you demonstrate self-care, your child learns by example to do the same. Both you and your child will then have more energy to deal with grief and other challenges related to child abuse.

  • Caring for Yourself and Grief Worksheet

    PDF: No matter how much you love your child, if you totally neglect your own needs, you may lose your ability to function as an effective caregiver. This document offers tips for self care and includes a grief worksheet.

  • Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

    PDF: This factsheet from the Child Welfare Information Gateway discusses the nature of trauma, its effects on children and youth, and ways to help your child.

  • Supporting Your Child/Youth Following Children’s Center Assessment

    PDF: Take these steps to support your child/use following an assessment at Children’s Center.

  • Teaching Body Safety Rules

    PDF: It is important for caregivers to talk to their children about their bodies and safety rules. This list teaches children about appropriate boundaries and to tell their caregiver if anyone violates those boundaries, which makes children less vulnerable to sexual abuse.

  • The Importance of Caregiver Support

    PDF: The impact of child sexual abuse can be devastating. However, research indicates that support from primary caregivers can offset the negative impact of child sexual abuse. This handout cites references of research studies that have looked closely at how important caregiver support can be.

  • What to Expect After Your Children’s Center Visit

    PDF: These helpful recommendations will help you prepare for what to expect after your child comes to Children’s Center for an assessment.