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How do I deal with a child who tells me about abuse?

If a child starts talking to you about the abuse, neglect or mistreatment they are suffering

Remember, you may well be the first person the child has ever spoken to about this. Whether you believe them or not isn’t the issue – if you have any suspicion, report it!

All this information will be useful if the child is interviewed by the police or the Children’s Services Department

 

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