Building Resilience

If your child discloses, cover the BASES

Building Resilience
If your child discloses, cover the BASES
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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.

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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


Brought to you by King County Sexual Assault Resource Center of Building Resilience