Children are highly vulnerable to dangers due to their innocent and trusting natures and youth are vulnerable due to their growing independence and decreased supervision. It’s important as parents and caregivers that we do everything we can to keep them safe.
While there are some great programmes available in the community that provide first steps for your children, their ultimate safety remains largely in your hands. It’s up to you to keep your children safe.
Learn how to minimise risk in your child’s life as much as possible.
Providing a safe place for your children is key to prevention.
Most behaviour is normal, but sometimes it isn’t. Learn what to do.
Learn to identify questionable behaviour in adults that spend time with your children.
Find out what to say and what action to take if a child tells you they have been abused.
How you respond can make a huge difference in a teenage survivor’s recovery. Learn what’s helpful, and what’s not.
Always trust your instincts. Here’s what to do if you suspect abuse.
Learn what help there is for children who have been abused.
Find out about our Youth Therapy service. It might be exactly what your teen needs.
Learn more about programmes and resources available to proactively prevent sexual abuse.
- Providing a Safe Environment
- Children’s Sexual Behaviour: What’s normal and what’s not?
- Unsafe Adult Behaviour
- What If a Child Tells You?
- What If a Teenager Tells You?
- If You Suspect Abuse
- How We Can HELP Your Child
- How We Can HELP Your Teenager
- Prevention for All Ages
- Additional Information