Recognizing Child Abuse: Sexual Abuse

This program focuses on the various aspects of sexual abuse. Included are an overview and definition of sexual abuse, and the many ways that sexual abuse occurs, including incest, molestation, exhibitionism, child pornography and child prostitution. We also discuss the specific methods that abusers utilize with their victims, including grooming and ways of pressuring children into sexual activity. Examples are given of actual physical signs of sexual abuse, with ways of identifying suggestive behaviors in both victims and their suspicious caretakers. Finally, this program addresses the important obligation and logistics of reporting sexual abuse when working in health and social services.

NEVCO ID HSSC13 | Release Year 2008 | Running Time 13:03 | No Contact Hours

Note: This Course Can Not Be Taken For Continuing Education Credit