New! Launching in April 2017 The Predator Identification Training program is a free in-person presentation educating parents and teachers about the predatory grooming process that precedes child sexual abuse in the schools. Educator sexual misconduct affects everyone, from the child to the parents to 99.9% of hardworking teachers to the school whose reputation is tarnished and ends up financially responsible…

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Continuing with its efforts to settle sex abuse claims out of court and out of public view, the New York Archdiocese is now in Phase II of what it calls its Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program. The program was launched as New York lawmakers consider passage of the Child Victims Act, allowing New York sex…

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On deadline? Need a quote? Working on an investigative piece? Keep Kids Safe is a trusted source for background information and expert opinion on childhood sexual abuse issues. If you are a member of the media working on a story, please contact: Ed Vasquez 408-420-6558 (cell) ed@keepkidssafe.org Here is a recent article featuring Keep Kids Safe in…

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Summer Camp Safety

Keep your kids safe with this summer camp safety checklist Summer camp is a perfect place for sex abusers to groom and abuse kids, which means it is time to think summer camp safety. Wherever there are kids there is the potential that a predator will have found his or her way into the camp…

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Learn what to do if your child is molested A free guide to help parents You’ve just found out or you suspect that your child is sexual abuse victim. Whether the molestation is recent or in the past, you need to deliver emotional support to your child. Thus, by downloading our free guide, you will learn what to do if…

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O.B. Whaley School

Attorneys Steve Estey and Robert Allard directed the legal team representing the school teacher molestation victims. They ensured that the school district was unable to bully the children’s families into accepting anything less than fair compensation for the lifetime of problems that these girls will likely experience from the abuse.

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Guide to Selecting a Child Molestation Attorney

Child molestation carries life-long mental and emotional consequences on victims. If you are the parent or guardian of a child whom somebody has sexually abused, an experienced child molestation attorney can be of great help when navigating the legal process. The right child molestation attorney will be your advocate and will fight to protect the…

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Effects of PTSD on the brain

If your child has been molested, or you are an adult survivor of child sexual abuse yourself, you may have experienced the effects of child abuse on healthy development without ever understanding why or how these consequences take shape. While the impact of sexual abuse can take many forms—emotional, social, and also physiological—often victims are…

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Bridie Farrell

Would you give your child’s predator a pass? New York does. Find out how you can help. Child molestation leaves life-long mental, emotional, and physical scars on their victims. However, New York’s current law allows criminal charges of second-degree sexual conduct against a child – that includes incest or use of a child in sexual performance –…

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Walden West

On May 12th, the Santa Clara County community heard news that former Walden West night manager Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla, who had unsupervised access to children as the night monitor, was facing additional charges of child sexual abuse. Covarrubias-Padilla was already in custody for child pornography distribution at the time of the additional charges, which name at least…

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