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Resources for Parents and Concerned Adults
One person's stance against child abuse and child sexual abuse has a ripple effect. Other lives are influenced and changed as a result. Each of us can contribute to creating safe environments for all children in our communities. If one person can accomplish so much, imagine what is possible when members of a community work together to protect children. The potential is tremendous!
Simple Steps You Can Take
Educate yourself about child abuse prevention.
Report any suspicions of child abuse.
Listen to children.
Know that abuse is never a victim's fault.
Believe in your own power to make a difference.
What Can Parents Do?
Teach children about healthy and safe relationships. Know the warning signs of potential abuse.
Know about your children's lives. Who do they spend time with? Where do they spend their time? Look out for older individuals who seem to be befriending your child.
Make sure that personnel at your child's school or other adults in their lives are trained in sexual abuse prevention.
Make sure your child knows what to do in the event of an assault.
To learn more about child safety visit these websites: NH Children's Trust and Prevent Child Abuse America.
To report child abuse in New Hampshire, contact NH Division for Children, Youth and Families at 1-800-894-5533.
Articles and Resources for Parents
Talking with Kids About the Sexual Abuse Scandal
Appropriate Boundaries - English | Español
Being Friends, Being Safe, Being Catholic Coloring Book
Cell Phones and Parental Controls
Common Sense on Social Networking
Five Easy Steps You Can Take to Protect Children in Your Care
How to Recognize Online Grooming
How to Respond to a Disclosure of Abuse
Internet Resource Safety Guide
Internet Safety for Elementary School Aged Students
Internet Safety for High School Aged Students
Keeping Children Safe in a Technology-Based World
A Prayer for Protecting God's Children (Prayer Card)
Protecting Your Family from the Dangers of Electronic Pornography
Suicide Prevention Video for Adults
Talking with Your Children About Sexual Abuse - English | Español
Ten Ways to Keep Children Safer
Knowing My Rules for Safety: English and Spanish