Courier Journal – Proactive approach can help to combat child sexual abuse

Courier Journal – Proactive approach can help to combat child sexual abuse

By: Dan Fox – President, Family & Children’s Place Featured in the Louisville Courier-Journal on June 26, 2012 Click here to view article on Courier-Journal website. Don’t talk to strangers. For decades now this sentiment more or less sums up the philosophy society has adopted as a solution to the maltreatment of children. The assumption is that by teaching children not to interact with suspicious looking individuals, not unlike the perpetrators depicted on prime-time television, we are effectively reducing the risk of violence, sexual abuse, child abduction and the like. Aside from that, such topics are seen as taboo and […]