Where: North Port Public Library, 13800 S. Tamiami Trail, North Port, Florida 34287
When: Tuesday, July 24 at 6:00PM
Presenting Princess Shaw Conversation Starters:
We encourage children to tell trusted adults about abuse, but Princess Shaw reports that when she told her mother, her mother defended the abuser and said, “I don’t think he was trying to do you like that.” Why might a parent defend an abuser rather than their child? What is the impact on a child when a parent doesn’t believe what they say about sexual abuse? If you were creating a public service announcement targeting parents whose children report abuse, what would the message say?
For more discussion prompts, download the discussion guide.