Specialized Family Care Program

Parenting a Sexually Abused Child

  • Category: Abuse Related
  • Materials: Fact Sheet from Child Welfare Information Gateway www.childwelfare.gov
  • Goal: Provider can provide for a child who has been sexually abused
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: December 2013
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, SFC Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider recognizes signs/symptoms of child sexual abuse
  2. Provider knows behaviors typical of healthy sexual development
  3. Provider is able to recognize triggers which may cause a child who has been sexually abused to act out
  4. Provider knows how to establish guidelines for safety and privacy in the home for children
  5. Provider knows about professional treatment available for children who have been sexually abused

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider