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Required and Recommended Student and Staff Training

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Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention

Definition

Sexual abuse is any contact or interaction with a child in which the child is being used for the sexual stimulation of the perpetrator, the child or another person. Sexual abuse shall include, but isn't limited to, allowing, permitting or encouraging a child to be:

  • Photographed, filmed or depicted in obscene or pornographic material; or
  • Subjected to aggravated human trafficking, as defined in K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 21-5426(b), and amendments thereto, if committed in whole or in part for the purpose of the sexual gratification of the offender or another, or be subjected to an act which would constitute conduct proscribed by article 55 of chapter 21 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated or K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-6419 or 21-6422, and amendments thereto. (K.S.A. 38-2202).

Contact solely between children shall meet the criteria only if the contact also involves force, intimidation, difference in maturity or coercion. KAR 30-46-10(i).

Resource: A Guide to Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Kansas Children’s Service League and Kansas Department for Children and Families, 

Recommended 
Staff

Universal resources:

Targeted and intensive resources:

For more information, contact:

Laura Jurgensen
Assistant Director
Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services
(785) 296-5522
ljurgensen@ksde.org

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