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Prevention of child sexual abuse and sexual violence is possible and does happen. Breaking the silence, learning about and tallking about signs, symptoms, and interrupting the grooming process are all key steps to preventing this crime.
Educating Yourself
Everyone has a role to play in the prevention of child sexual abuse. Breaking the silence and learning the facts (e.g., who abuses children, how it happens, and what to look for) are important actions everyone can take. The links here will help start this learning journey.
General Prevention Resources
 
Healthy Sexual Development
Helping our children understand what naturally happens and is healthy in sexual development is a prevention tool. It is never too early to start that education.
Internet and Electronic Device Safety
Computers and electronic devices have become a gateway for access to children. Learn how to keep yourself, your children and others safe.