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How You Can Help Your Child

The time after disclosure of abuse is difficult for everyone in the family, but the positive support a child receives can often overcome even the most tragic events.  As a parent, it is often difficult to put aside your own feeling and frustrations about what has happened.  To a large extent, the emotional healing of your child depends on your reactions, comments and support more than anything else.  The Dolphin House staff is here to help you and your children. We hope you find the following guidelines useful.

A child copes BEST with the stress of abuse when he or she:

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