Don’t over react, try to remain calm as children learn how to model their emotions from their parents. Do not pass judgment and or try to investigate what happened, asked only opened ended questions like “what happened next" or "tell me more”.
30 – 40% of children who are sexually abused are abused by family members.
Child sexual abuse is any sexual act between an adult and a minor or between two minors when one exerts power over the other.
When an adult, older child or much larger child forces or persuades a child to engage in any type of sexual contact, it is sexual abuse.
The sentence, handed down in Lake County circuit court in Waukegan, follows Adams' February guilty plea to 16 felony counts of possession of child pornography.
He was eligible for a sentence of up to five years in prison.