Act One: Resources for Parents on Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

(From the VT Department for Children and Families and Prevent Child Abuse VT)

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Act One: An Act Relating to Improving Vermont’s Sexual Abuse Response System was signed into law in March of 2009. (Read the act). It includes several new mandates for Vermont schools, including:

  1. Educating children about sexual abuse;
  2. Educating school staff about child sexual abuse; and
  3. Informing parents about child sexual abuse: DCFVT

Helpful Links:

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont - http://www.pcavt.org/

Department of Children and Families - http://dcf.vermont.gov/protectkids/

Talk to your children about healthy sexuality - http://dcf.vermont.gov/stepup/talk/children_sexuality

Talk to your children about personal safety - http://dcf.vermont.gov/stepup/talk/children_safety