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Center for Disease Control (CDC) – Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures
MassKids – Sexual Abuse Safe-Child Standards
MassKids – Straight Talk about Child Sexual Abuse: A Prevention Guide for Parents of Children with Disabilities
National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation 2015 – Six Pillars of Prevention
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Triangle – Acknowledgement of Mandate Reporter Status
Triangle – Code of Ethics
Triangle – Human Sexuality Policy
Triangle – What To Do When an Organization Reports Abuse
Triangle – Whistleblower Policy
This eight (8)-minute video is of Dr. Charles Conroy, Executive Director Emeritus, Doctor Franklin Perkins School in Lancaster, MA. He describes a situation at Doctor Franklin Perkins School years ago when two former students came to him with their stories of the abuse they experienced while at the school. This is Dr. Conroy’s account of how he managed this situation. To reach Dr. Conroy: