An important message from the Norwich Police department.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

This post is from the Norwich Police department and basically reminds parents and their children that their are guidelines that can keep them in the know. Please take some time to review them. Photo courtesy of the Norwich PD.

This poster shows what your children need to know to keep them safe

 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

What adults need to know:

• BELIEVE YOUR CHILD if they report abuse
• Do not blame them for what happened
• Listen and reassure them but avoid asking too many questions
• Talk to your kids in terms that they understand and explain what sexual abuse is
• Be aware that most victims of sexual abuse know the abuser
• Reassure your kids that they will not be in trouble if they are victimized

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