Teen Dating Violence & Sexual Violence
It is a difficult time in any parent’s life when their child is hurting. If your child has been sexually assaulted or abused in some way, you as a parent need to take care of yourself as well as your child. DASACC has services to support you and help you cope. You may be feeling a wide range of emotions yourself, and may be reacting differently than your child.
Helpful Tips for Parents:
Communicate to your child that it is not their fault.
Listen to your child and encourage them. Let them know that they can talk to you.
Encourage your child to talk to a counselor; you can assist them in reaching out to DASACC.