By Yechezkel Chezi Goldberg
- Watch for signs of possible sexual abusiveness in adults, between adults and children, and in children.
- Show by example in your own life, how to say "no" when someone you know and care about does something you do not like.
- Set and respect family boundaries.
- Speak up when you see "warning sign" behaviors.
- Practice talking about difficult topics such as sexual abuse with other adults.
- Teach children the proper names of body parts.
- Teach children the difference between "ok touch" and touch that is "not ok".
- Teach children that secrets about touching are "not ok."
- Set up a family safety plan that is easy to remember.
- Complete a list for yourself of whom to call for advice, information, and help.