Keeping Kids Safe: Preventing Grooming by Child Sexual Predators


November 15, 2020 - Author: Kylie Rymanowicz,

This fact sheet helps parents and other adults who work with or care for children understand the process of “grooming” or manipulating children in order to abuse them. It is part of the “Keeping Kids Safe” series that is designed for parents and adults who work with kids from birth to age 17. The fact sheet covers issues related to how sexual predators groom children, adults, families, and communities and how to recognize and prevent potential grooming attempts.


Tags: child development, child safety, communicating with children, creating safe environments, creating safe environments for youth, msu extension, online safety, parenting, parent resources, predatory gromming, preventing abuse, social media, volunteer resources, youth development

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