Category Archive: ‘ Sexual Predators’

Unconscious Transmission of Trauma in Young Children Alleging Sexual Abuse

Unconscious Transmission of Trauma in Young Children Alleging Sexual Abuse             A growing number of sexual abuse allegations in young children occur every day in the context of high conflict divorce or custody cases. These cases cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, and countless hours of legal and mental health professionals’ time […]

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Why Children Make False Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Why Children Make False Allegations about Sexual Abuse By Leigh M. Baker, Psy.D.             I recently read a harrowing account of the infamous witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. For a little over 9 months, this New England settlement was bombarded by allegations of male and female witches flying on their broomsticks to attend […]

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Protecting Your Children From the People You Date

A majority of sexual abuse offenses against children are from stepparents. To learn how to avoid this from happening to your child, this article helps you detect sexual predators before they ever cross the threshold of your home.

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Sexual Predators Online

One of the attractions of the Internet is the anonymity of the user, and this is why it can be so dangerous. A child doesn’t always know with whom he or she is interacting. Children may think they know, but unless it’s a school friend or a relative, they really can’t be sure. Often we think of pedophiles as having access to children out on the playground and other places, but because of the way the Internet works, children can actually be interacting on their home computers with adults who pretend to be children.

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