Know, See and Respond to Protect Youth from Abuse

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Prevent Child Sexual Abuse During Five Days of Action | April 15-19

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. As part of our commitment to protecting the children in our community, we’re participating in the Five Days of Action - a week-long campaign to increase awareness of child sexual abuse and empower all to prevent it.

We encourage you to learn the facts about childhood abuse so that you can help prevent it from happening in our community. To help you learn more, remember these three steps: KNOW. SEE. RESPOND.

KNOW | Know the facts about child sexual abuse to understand what to look for and how to prevent it.

  • As parents, caregivers, and trusted adults, we play an important role in protecting them from abuse.
  • Learn more about the different types of abuse, the signs and how you can help at

SEE | When you see a child interacting online, make sure the environment is free from abuse.

RESPOND | Learn how to respond to help prevent child sexual abuse.

  • As a parent or caregiver, you may know it’s important to talk about it, but you may not know what or when to say it.
  • Committee for Children has created the Hot Chocolate Talk campaign, packing decades of research into easy-to-use guides to help you begin these crucial conversations – at any age, from toddler to teen. Visit to learn more and empower your child to report and refuse sexual abuse.

We take our commitment to child protection seriously and we hope you do too. Together, we can keep children safe across Chester County.