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Caring for the Caregiver

Child sexual abuse impacts both the child and their family system. Caregivers of children who have been sexually abused may experience a wide range of emotions following a child’s disclosure. Common reactions may include but are not limited to feeling shocked or numb, anger, disbelief, denial, hatred toward the offender, feelings of insignificance, guilt, shame, and betrayal. Every person is …

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