Telling about sexual abuse is extremely difficult for most children. They are afraid and often don't know how to tell about
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Research has taught us a very important fact that all parents should know: The single most important factor in a child's doing
MYTH: Children are usually molested by strangers. FACT: 85% of children are molested by someone they know. The people most likely to
Approximately 1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18.
The Texas Council on Family Violence defines Domestic Violence as: a pattern of coercive controls that one-person exercises over another. It is
The first question generally asked, by the public is often, "Why does she stay?" or "Why doesn't she just leave?". The
Children living in violent homes often experience behavioral problems. For example they are at high risk for drug and alcohol abuse
Dr. Lenore Walker was the first to recognize that battering incidents were neither random nor continuous (Walker, 1979) She described a
The following signs often occur before actual abuse and may serve as clues to potential abuse: Did he or she grow
WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY In recent years, workers in the field of family violence have noted that there is a "Window of