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If you or someone you are concerned about has been sexually assaulted or is in emotional crisis due to sexual assault or other traumatic event, call (206) 744-1600.
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**All Guidelines are meant to be used by staff who have sufficient training in child abuse investigative interviewing and/or medical examinations of sexual abuse victims.

 

Separating Familes
As part of the child abuse community, we stand together with WCSAP, APSAC and the National Children’s Alliance on their responses to the US immigration policy and detention practices separating families. Recent immigration policy and detention practices are unacceptable. Separating children from their parents, their brothers, and sisters is cruel and inhumane. Click to read the following full responses:

WaSAFE.org is a Washington State resource for sexual assault providers, victims and family members. Resources include a list of hospitals that provide Sexual Assault Forensic Medical Care; all Child Advocacy Centers (CAC’s) in the state, all Community Sexual Assault Programs (CSAP’s) in the state, Statewide forensic/medical guidelines and other sexual assault related resources.

Athletes As Leaders is a program for high school athletes on girls’ sports teams. The program aims to empower female-identified youth to take an active role in promoting healthy relationships and ending sexual violence. Athletes are encouraged to be leaders in changing social norms at the school to a culture of safety and respect. Website

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HCSATS, in partnership with Seattle Children’s, recently produced a new resource for parents, caregivers, and other caring adults to help them prevent the sexual abuse of children.  You can click on the image to the right or read more online here. To order copies of the booklet, please complete this online form.

Early, Open, Often: Learn how to start an open conversation with children about sexual abuse and having the conversation with them early and often. Website

Children Hurt Too Booklet: This booklet provides information and resources on responding to children exposed to domestic violence. The booklet was originally funded by the King County Department of Community and Human Services, Community Services Division, Women’s Program; and Domestic Violence/Child Protective Services Collaboration Project and King County VAWA Grant # 97-WF-VX-0053. Booklet in English or Booklet in Spanish

Watch this excellent PSA on saying "no" to sexual assault and domestic violence.