Tag Archives: sexual abuse

Signs of Sexual Abuse Tip Sheet for Media

A new pamphlet developed by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), What Is Child Sexual Abuse?, highlights various forms of sexual victimization and their distinctive signs and symptoms. Targeted to media professionals, the pamphlet summarizes common behavioral red flags displayed by sexually abused children. The brochure illustrates characteristic behaviors exhibited by child sexual abuse perpetrators and cites common factors influencing children’s ability to disclose sexual abuse. Finally, data on the prevalence of this problem is presented and briefly discussed. Link to pdf Tip Sheet

Epidemiology of Clergy Sexual Abuse in the U.S. Catholic Church

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) is pleased to release its summer issue of the APSAC Alert electronic newsletter. It is provided in both English and Spanish. As an APSAC member or APSAC Affiliate (already subscribed to receive the Alert), there is no need for you to subscribe. This publication is delivered in Adobe PDF format to you on a quarterly basis. Feel free to forward this publication to colleagues and ask them to join you in becoming a part of APSAC. Attachments: