Helping a Child Heal from Sexual Abuse

Sadly, it is not uncommon for children in foster care and those adopted internationally from orphanages to have experienced some type of sexual abuse. The possible impacts of sexual abuse scare many foster and kinship parents.

It is a myth that all children who were sexually abused will go on to act out sexually or become sexual predators. However, children who have been sexually abused do need help in overcoming the impact of this abuse. There is hope for parents who are looking for ways to help their foster or adopted children heal from sexual abuse.

Creating a Family has resources to help foster parents and kinship care providers help children who have experienced sexual abuse. A few we think you will find particularly helpful are:

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the other resources we have on Helping a Child Heal from Sexual Abuse in the form of blogs, articles, radio shows/podcasts, tip sheets, fact sheets, and expert Q & A’s.

Additional Resources

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Creating a Family Radio Shows on Sexual Abuse

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Creating a Family Blogs on Sexual Abuse

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Creating a Family Factsheets, Tips, Research on Sexual Abuse

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Creating a Family Videos on Sexual Abuse

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Q and A's with Experts on Sexual Abuse

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