Here’s a good read. The post is on my page. Thanks………..Protecting a child after disclosure
Child Abuse Medico-Legal Services·Tuesday, September 26, 2017
A scenario that plays itself out almost every time a child visits the Sexual Assault Clinic, is the self-blame and dis-empowerment the parents and the child victim experience.
Whether you are in a normal or dysfunctional family, it is almost impossible to protect your child 24/7. We live in a world where evil is looking for any opportunity to hurt the ones we love. This realization that even the best parent cannot always protect his/her family, is the first step to healing after a child disclosed abuse.
The next very important step is for parents to act strong and not fall apart. A child victim’s experience of the abuse if often drawn from the parent’s reactions. Almost every abused child we encountered at the Clinic, experiences an unbelievable…
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