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Safety Planning for Older Persons

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What You Need to Know About Elder Abuse

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Child Sexual Abuse Statistics

  Child Sexual Abuse Statistics Sexual abuse is any sexual contact with a child or the use of a child for the sexual pleasure of someone else. This may include exposing private parts to the child or asking the child to expose him or herself, fondling of the genitals or requests for the child to do so, oral sex or ... Read More »

Child Sexual Abuse and the Law

Child Sexual Abuse and the Law Criminal Code of Canada sections relating to Child Sexual Abuse Source: http://www.sace.ab.ca/Non_Flash/csa01.html 151. Sexual Interference - Every person who, for a sexual purpose, touches, directly or indirectly, with a part of the body or with an object, any part of the body of a person under the age of fourteen years is guilty of ... Read More »

Preventing Sexual Child Abuse

Preventing Sexual Child Abuse What can I do to prevent my child from being sexually abused – The following are things parents can do based on a child’s age: (Source: http://www.aap.org/publiced/BR_SexAbuse.htm) 18 months – 3 years Teach your child which body parts are private (parts covered by a bathing suit). Also, teach your child the proper names of those parts ... Read More »

The Consequences and Effects of Sexual Abuse on Children

The Consequences and Effects of Sexual Abuse on Children Sexual abuse effects on children and youth can be evident in emotional, physical and behavioural ways. These effects can be just as devastating whether there was only one occurrence or there were repeated occurrences. Sexual abuse cannot be compared, because each abuse experience is unique. Vulnerability Factors Children are vulnerable to ... Read More »

Tactics and Behaviours of a Child Molester – Abuser

Tactics and Behaviours of a Child Molester – Abuser Definition of Sexual Abuse: Non-Contact Forced to watch sexual acts Forced to listen to sexual talk, including comments, tapes, and obscene phone calls Sexually explicit material such as videos, DVDs, magazines, photographs, etc.; can be in-person, on the computer via e-mails, and otherwise through the Internet Forced to look at sexual ... Read More »

Characteristics of a Child Molester – Internet Sex Offenders

Characteristics of a Child Molester – Internet Sex Offenders Internet Sex Offenders Internet sex offenders typically start exploiting in a very non-threatening way, “luring” children and youth to reveal personal details about themselves and family members. Internet offenders are definitely on the rise. A U.S. study surveying a nationally representative sample of 1,501 children/youth aged 10-17 who regularly use the ... Read More »

Characteristics of a Child Molester – Incestuous Sex Offenders

Characteristics of a Child Molester – Incestuous Sex Offenders Incestuous Sex Offenders Incestuous sex offenders use their family members to act out their sexual impulses. Fact: Of sexual assaults on children and youth by their family members reported to Canadian police in 2000, 39% of the perpetrators were parents, 32% were siblings, 28% were members of the extended family, and ... Read More »

Characteristics of a Child Molester – Adolescent – Youth Sex Offenders

Characteristics of a Child Molester – Adolescent – Youth Sex Offenders Adolescent – Youth Sex Offenders Adolescent sex offenders in Canada commit 20% – 30% of the sexual offences. Adolescents who sexually abuse are often acting out their own victimization. Though offenders in any age category are mostly male (see statistics below), just like adult offenders, juvenile offenders can be ... Read More »