Back to school checklists typically include pencils, calculators, and lunch boxes. But according to the Child Advocacy Center in Springfield, there’s another list parents need to help protect their children. It focuses on communicating and awareness to prevent sexual abuse of children.
As children start a new school year, they come into contact with new adults and new routines.
Linda Saturno is executive director of the CAC. She says parents should be familiar with the school’s Code of Conduct policy.