Posts By: Stacey Platt

A Responsibility to Report – What to do if your child reveals sexual abuse.

art by Odessa Straub

Stacey Platt, the associate director of the Loyola Child Law Center in Chicago, explains how a parent whose child has been sexually abused can protect the child and protect the family from a child welfare investigation:

The law doesn’t offer a formula for how a parent should respond if a child says she was sexually abused by someone in the family or in the home. But there are general … Read More