Building Resilience

Building Resilience, a project of King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC), provides inf ... more

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June 09, 2021 00:48:08
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“Measure your success incrementally” with Stephanie

Stephanie is a former KCSARC client, and a parent of three child survivors of sexual abuse. Years ago, her then very young children disclosed that a family friend was abusing them, and Stephanie and her family have been working together to heal from the abuse. In this episode, Stephanie shares her experience of caring for herself and her family, and how gaining more knowledge about sexual abuse and trauma has both empowered her and helped her with the healing process. CW: suicide ideation, depression, child physical and sexual abuse Connect with us: Visit our website at http://kcsarc.org Email the show at [email protected] Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcsarc   If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you. Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner ...

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June 02, 2021 00:49:56
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“The aftercare of trauma” – part 2 with Heaven

This episode is the second half of a conversation with KCSARC Speakers Bureau member, Heaven. In this conversation, Heaven talks about the ongoing healing process for her and her family following her daughter’s disclosure of sexual abuse. Connect with us: Visit our website at http://kcsarc.org Email the show at [email protected] Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcsarc   If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you. Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner ...

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May 26, 2021 00:46:46
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“What you’re going through is a season” with Heaven

Meet Heaven: KCSARC Speakers Bureau member, the mother of survivors of abuse, and an outspoken advocate for sexual assault awareness. Seven years ago, Heaven’s daughter disclosed that she was experiencing sexual abuse by her father for years, and since then, Heaven has worked to support her family through the healing process. In this first part of a conversation with Heaven, she will share her story and a message for others who are parenting survivors of child sexual abuse. Connect with us: Visit our website at http://kcsarc.org Email the show at [email protected] Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcsarc   If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you. Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner ...

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May 19, 2021 00:21:43
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If your child discloses, cover the BASES

As a parent or caregiver, learning that your child has been sexually abused is likely one of the most difficult things to go through, and it’s absolutely understandable that you wouldn’t know how to respond or react to a disclosure. KCSARC’s Family Services Specialists share a set of tips to help parents and caregivers respond to a disclosure of sexual abuse from a child. Through the acronym BASES, you’ll learn what key things to do, and why they are so valuable to a child survivor: Believe, Affirm, Support, Empower, and Safety. Connect with us: Visit our website at http://kcsarc.org Email the show at [email protected] Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcsarc   If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you. Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner ...

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May 12, 2021 00:41:33
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Parenting a Teen

Studies are showing that the social restrictions of the COVID pandemic have been especially harmful for teens; even prior to the pandemic, mental illness and teens have been a large public health concern. It’s a time in one’s life that is full of growth and development, making a caring, nonjudgmental, support system crucial. We know that it can be challenging for parents and caregivers to know how to support a teenager, especially while juggling all of life’s other demands. KCSARC’s Family Services Specialists and Preventionist discuss how parents can support the teens in their lives, what’s typical adolescent behavior, and what could be a concerning red-flag.  Connect with us: Visit our website at http://kcsarc.org Email the show at [email protected] Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcsarc    If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you. Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner ...

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May 05, 2021 00:11:27
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Tangible Takeaway: The Art of Active Listening

This Tangible Takeaway is so important that it needed to be spotlighted: it’s the art of active listening. KCSARC’s Family Services Specialists share why actively listening to your child is so important, but it’s a skill that all of us should practice in all of our relationships. Connect with us: Visit our website at http://kcsarc.org Email the show at [email protected] Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @kcsarc   If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you.  Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner ...

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