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What's your opinion on teaching children about sexual abuse?
11/23/2012 | me

Posted on 11/23/2012 4:39:28 PM PST by Usagi_yo

This was a brief topic during my famalies Thanksgiving. Would like others opinions.

My Neice has a little girl very close to 2 years of age. During the course of the day we learned that her day care center, an Episcopal Church with attached K-8 school has been teaching her some sort of "Sexual Abuse Awareness" to the children. I know nothing about it other than it seems to be teaching anatomicaly correct names and methods of coummincating that somebody has been touching her privates. Her mother knows this and supports it. It also includes teaching the parents profiles of abusers -- which the only example given was that abusers tend to shower gifts on targeted children.

Opinions?


TOPICS: Education; Health/Medicine; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: children; church; sexualabuse; vanity

1 posted on 11/23/2012 4:39:33 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo

Ugh... nasty teachers...


2 posted on 11/23/2012 4:42:27 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Usagi_yo

Is mom or dad present when this is being done?

If not I would have a huge problem with it


3 posted on 11/23/2012 4:43:19 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Usagi_yo

What do you expect?

What kind of person farms out their 2 year old child?

There was a time when Americans cared for their children.


4 posted on 11/23/2012 4:49:11 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: Usagi_yo

Criminal child abuse from the left. Let children be children as long as they can. The ugly world will corrupt them enough, rather than their teachers doing it intentionally.


5 posted on 11/23/2012 4:49:47 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Usagi_yo

The very act of teaching “sex education” in the public schools in California in the 1960s when I was in school was itself sexual ABUSE !


6 posted on 11/23/2012 4:58:53 PM PST by John Leland 1789
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To: Usagi_yo

Big red flag. Episcopal church is itself a red flag. High lesbian and gay content.

Getting little kids to talk about their private parts is abuse in itself. Perverts love talking dirty to little kids.

Way too much potential for perverts to infiltrate.


7 posted on 11/23/2012 5:17:42 PM PST by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: Usagi_yo

I am not a fan of someone else teaching this. I always used the correct terminology for body parts because that is how I was raised. Since I also taught my daughter self-respect and self-awareness the other ‘abuse’ meme was unnecessary


8 posted on 11/23/2012 5:21:06 PM PST by Nifster
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To: All

This is the best series of videos about child abuse and stranger danger.

It’s done in the Barney style with songs and skits. For as long as I can remember, my code word was “What do we look out for? TRICKY PEOPLE!”

Here is a sample video on you tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apMsMF-9wpM

Here is the video link for the series. They have videos for younger kids and older. So the younger can even grow into the older vids.

http://www.yellodyno.com/YD_Videos.html


9 posted on 11/23/2012 5:32:10 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: All

Oh, and they have a cute song called “My body’s MINE MINE MINE”, that is a good one for little ones.


10 posted on 11/23/2012 5:39:06 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Nifster
I kept my first granddaughter every day until she was 3, at which time her parents put her in preschool at a really good church. Great school with lots of teachers and caretakers. She has done well and excels in 2nd grade now.

I am now keeping my second granddaughter until she is old enough to go to preschool at the same school. I teach her about Jesus and self discipline. My view is that little ones should never be alone with any man but Daddy. There is ample opportunity for both girls and boys to have the influence from the males around them, but little ones should always be with a parent or grandmother.

Maybe I am too suspicious, but I recall my own childhood and I know that little ones can be subjected to abuse by family members too. I won't leave my babies alone for a minute. I even take along my heavy hiking stick when I take them out in the stroller to walk. No way would I let my son put them in daycare.

11 posted on 11/23/2012 5:40:04 PM PST by WVNan
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To: Usagi_yo

No one should be giving any “private part” indoctrination to any 2 yo other than the parent.
The parent should also be indoctrinating the 2 yo to inform them if any on talks about and or goes near their “stuff” as this could cause the 2yo to become complacent towards the instructor that may be a perv themselves.


12 posted on 11/23/2012 5:41:04 PM PST by CGASMIA68
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To: Forgotten Amendments

“What kind of person farms out their 2 year old child?”

The majority of the country. It kinda goes with the two income family thats pretty much required now days.


13 posted on 11/23/2012 5:47:32 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: WVNan

And you are a wonderful grammy


14 posted on 11/23/2012 6:05:50 PM PST by Nifster
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To: Usagi_yo
It's not necessary with such a young child to say anything other than no one should touch certain parts of their body and to tell their parents about anyone touching them anywhere or if anyone makes them feel bad. But they should get this instruction from their parents.

The fact that they are giving profiles of abusers to the parents actually sounds good.

15 posted on 11/23/2012 6:15:03 PM PST by wideminded
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To: Usagi_yo
NO one is to touch you there.
Come and tell me if someone does.


That's all a parent needs.

16 posted on 11/23/2012 6:34:37 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: t1b8zs

It may be that the awareness program is with the parent and child together. Makes more sense that way.

I just question the reasoning ability of a 2 year old when it comes to a matter like this. She’s not even out of the diaper yet.


17 posted on 11/23/2012 6:37:25 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo

...abusers tend to shower gifts on targeted children...


It’s a shame that children have to be bothered with all this. But today children are targeted mentally by pedos in the entertainment culture and public schools so it’s necessary to give them a heads up about abuse and what to do if they ever encounter it.

Abusers can be other children, maybe older children. True that sometimes an adult abuser offers children something of value, but it is not always material. Sometimes they prey upon a child’s need for approval and attention and a single mother’s need for help with the kid. They can offer a child approval and special attention and favors.

Sexual abuse (or anything dangerous) always includes secrets. “Don’t tell your parents!” Sexual abuse sometimes starts verbal and then progresses. No good adult or older child tells a kid to keep secrets from parents so your child should know that if this happens, tell you. If adults or other children interact with them in way they would be afraid to do in front of you, the child should know to talk to you about it.

Older kids don’t normally hang out with little kids and adults without children, don’t usually want to hang out with your kid in their spare time. Sexual abusers can be men or women, or boys or girls who have been abused. If your child’s day to day mood and interaction or performance changes towards the dark side, there is probably something going on (not necessiarly sexual abuse).

Mainly, you tell your child that sex is for adults and no one should be bothering children with sex - not even other children should be bothering children with sex. Convey to them that no matter what they ever tell you or have done, you love them and can help them. You never mind them asking questions and they can talk to you and you know how to handle problems.

Adult sex is being imposed on children culturally in education, on television - even on child programs, fashion and in music. It is the world we live in right now. The perv activists in Universities want to progress to legalizing adult/child sex. Some teachers and adults think it is their cause of socialism to morally pervert the normal sexual development, idenities and relationships of young people. Most parents would reject this, but it gives permission to the nuts. I’m sorry it is like this but as long as you are close to, open to and involved with your kids, you will prevail in the long run.


18 posted on 11/23/2012 6:57:53 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Usagi_yo

I sit on a local child abuse prevention council. One of our communities of about 300 people has 7 registered sex offenders. Our local domestic violence non-profit has a program that uses big puppets to talk to children about good touch/bad touch and what to do.

I made sure the local elementary school board was aware of the program and suggested they use it.

We have had several high profile child abuse cases in our county. In one of them the guy stole the little girl from her bed, took her up to the woods, abused her and buried her alive. She clawed her way out of the mud after he had left and was found wandering in her underwear by some miners.

You have to protect these kids with some awareness. Pretending they aren’t at risk is stupidity.


19 posted on 11/23/2012 7:56:43 PM PST by marsh2
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To: Usagi_yo

I sit on a local child abuse prevention council. One of our communities of about 300 people has 7 registered sex offenders. Our local domestic violence non-profit has a program that uses big puppets to talk to children about good touch/bad touch and what to do.

I made sure the local elementary school board was aware of the program and suggested they use it.

We have had several high profile child abuse cases in our county. In one of them the guy stole the little girl from her bed, took her up to the woods, abused her and buried her alive. She clawed her way out of the mud after he had left and was found wandering in her underwear by some miners.

You have to protect these kids with some awareness. Pretending they aren’t at risk is stupidity.


20 posted on 11/23/2012 7:56:50 PM PST by marsh2
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To: squarebarb

Getting people ok with day-care ot teachers teaching toddlers about sexual abuse is a pretext for allowing other sexual topics discussed.


21 posted on 11/23/2012 8:04:12 PM PST by Morris70
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To: marsh2

And you think 2 years old is the appropriate time to teach ‘sexual abuse awareness’?


22 posted on 11/23/2012 8:13:00 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo
It doesn't matter what normal people with common sense feel about the teaching of child sexual abuse.

The people in power want kids to enjoy and comply to the sexual abuse.

23 posted on 11/23/2012 8:26:43 PM PST by deadrock
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To: Usagi_yo

I think teaching these things is for the parents ONLY. No one else.

The school or what have you can just tell the kids, some touches are not allowed, if anyone touches you in a way you think is wrong, please tell your parents.


24 posted on 11/23/2012 8:32:02 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Usagi_yo

Young children who are being abused are not even aware of the concept of abuse. However, they know that something is not right and they are often conflicted. This type of education, which the Catholic Church also does with its CCD students, makes kids aware that they can say no and that no one has the right to touch them in ways that make them feel uncomfortable. And to tell someone. The abused child has a way out. Other kids are told of common “lures” that are used to isolate a child for abuse. It’s sad that it has come to this, but it is necessary.

It’s not necessary to use explicit terms with children. All the kids need to know is no one has the right to touch them in ways that make them feel uncomfortable. And that it’s OK to tell someone.


25 posted on 11/23/2012 9:31:34 PM PST by DaGman
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To: SaraJohnson
Mainly, you tell your child that sex is for adults and no one should be bothering children with sex - not even other children should be bothering children with sex.

From this then, the willful headstrong adventurous child begins soliciting peers for perceived sexual adventures in the desire to act grownup. Talking about sex to a younger child is wrongheaded and a potential disaster. Awareness that the body is a Holy Temple, not to be taken lightly or mistreated in any way, is as much knowledge as parents should give to a child. Anything beyond that is polluting a young mind with harmful modern day liberal tripe.

26 posted on 11/25/2012 5:55:38 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: higgmeister

It’s really unbelievable that liberal pervert activists are permitted to discuss all aspects of adult sex with other people’s children in public shools in the name of “comprehensive sex education.”

I read they are trying to push it through in Norfolk Va., of all places! I guess they are not working on what’s left - majority Christian areas. It’s child abuse. It’s also a big part of the pedo’s grooming of children for sex with adults. They are going to push through the legalization of adult sex with minors next. No kidding.


27 posted on 11/25/2012 6:06:56 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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