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Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc – Special Education

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc – Special Education

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc – Special Education Assisting Parents in understanding the special education process.  Focusing on statutes and regulations pertaining to special education. 1-(800)- 288- 5923  

Phone: 180.028.85923

Location:

4095 Legacy Parkway, Ste 500
Lansing, Mi 48911
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Responding to Disclosure

Responding to Disclosure

Responding to Disclosure: National Child Traumatic Stress Network: http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/disclosure.pdf Encourage parents to reassure the child she is loved, accepted and an important family member no matter what. Parents can assure the child that they will do everything in their power to protect her from future harm. However, parents should not make promises that the child […]

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Safety Planning

Safety Planning

Safety Planning: Create a sexual safety plan for the whole family – use a short, clear list with a few age appropriate rules and pictures (to help compensate for language delays)   Example from http://www.d2l.org/site/c.4dICIJOkGcISE/b.6292283/k.8645/Talk_About_It.htm No one can touch your private parts, those are yours It’s not ok for someone to show you their private […]

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Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Rape, Abuse & Incest i  National Network (RAINN) National phone number and website route to your closest Sexual Assault Crisis Center offering resources for youth or teen survivors. 1.800.656.4673 http://centers.rainn.org

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The National Children’s Alliance

The National Children’s Alliance

The National Children’s Alliance A national network of Child Advocacy Centers offers resources, referrals and information regarding the investigation process. www.nationalchildrensalliance.org

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National Center for Victims of Crime

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Center for Victims of Crime Victim resources and referrals in a variety of areas: counseling, legal, medical and more. 1.800.394.2255 www.ncvc.org

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Child Help USA

Child Help USA

Child Help USA National, confidential hotline offers support in response to all child abuse including referrals to counseling for child victims. 1.800.422.4453 www.childhelp.org

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New York’s Child Welfare Training Institute: Child Sexual Abuse – Web-based Training for Foster/Adoptive Parents

New York’s Child Welfare Training Institute: Child Sexual Abuse – Web-based Training for Foster/Adoptive Parents

New York’s Child Welfare Training Institute: “Child Sexual Abuse: Web-Based Training for Foster/Adoptive Parents” http://www.bsc-cdhs.org/fosterparenttraining/pdfs/ChildSexualAbuseHandouts09.pdf

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NACAC: Beyond Sexual Abuse – Families Can Promote Healing

NACAC: Beyond Sexual Abuse – Families Can Promote Healing

NACAC: “Beyond Sexual Abuse: Families Can Promote Healing” http://www.nacac.org/adoptalk/beyondsexualabuse.html

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Child Welfare Information Gateway: Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused

Child Welfare Information Gateway: “Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abuse:  A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents” http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_abused/f_abused.pdf

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