9 results for   Category: Responding to Abuse


Looking for a Counselor?

Not sure how to find counseling or worried you can't afford it? Here are first steps to finding the help you need.

The Homeschool Parent's Guide to Protecting Kids from Sexual Abuse

Licensed Professional Counselor Stephanie Adams shares practical steps and resources to help prevent or respond to sexual abuse situations.

Am I a Mandatory Reporter?

Every state has laws that require certain people to report all suspected child abuse and neglect to the proper authorities or be liable to prosecution. Find out if this applies to you.

How Can I Help Prevent Child Abuse?

Being aware of and informed about child abuse is the first step toward keeping children safe. Here are specific steps you can take . . .

If You Suspect Child Abuse

Here are some guidelines to help you evaluate your concerns about possible abuse and determine the best way to respond.

Developing a Child Protection Policy

A child protection policy is a vital part of any growing homeschool support group or co-op. HSLDA attorney Darren Jones explains how to create a policy to keep your children safe.

Child Safety Resources

A compilation of additional articles, helplines, and materials to help you in identifying and preventing child sexual abuse.

Protecting Children with a Background Check Policy

Background checks are a key component of child protection policies. But how extensive should you require them to be, and what are your options? HSLDA attorney Darren Jones weighs in . . .

Homeschool Freedom Doesn’t Harm Children

Blaming homeschool regulations for the deaths of children is not only irresponsible—it's dangerous.