Alaska Training Courses

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault: Awareness and Prevention (AK)

Child sexual abuse is devastating for victims. Employees must be able to recognize when a child is being sexually abused and quickly and appropriately intervene on his or her behalf. This course provides school staff members with descriptions of the primary types of child sexual abuse and assault, indicators to assist in identifying sexual abuse and assault, suggestions for handling student disclosures and legal responsibilities related to reporting abuse and neglect.

Course length: 25 minutes

Author: Wendy Armstrong

Wendy Armstrong is an attorney licensed to practice in Ohio and California. She received a BA in Psychology from Miami University, a MA in Psychology from Boston University, and a JD from Chase College of Law. Wendy worked for the Hamilton County Court of Domestic Relations (in Cincinnati, OH) as a Family Counselor; she worked for Kaufman and Young Law Firm in Beverly Hills, CA; and is now in private practice. She has authored school-based training on Child Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, the Clery and Save Acts and others.