If your child exhibits any of the following symptoms you may want to consider the possibility of molestation:
Behavioral Problems such as withdrawal, seductive or aggressive behavior not previously witnessed, depression, anxiety, confusion about their identity, loss of trust, self-destructive behavior, loss of self-esteem, sexual behavior or language that is not age appropriate.
• You may first call Parents United (209) 524-4858
• You may attend our Parent Orientation Meetings
- TUESDAY 3pm-4pm for ages 8-18 offenders
- THURSDAY 2pm-3pm for 3-18 victims.
(610 14th street in Modesto, CA)
Please bring the following
- Medi-Cal Information
- Private Insurance Information
- Victim Witness Information if you have them.
After you have signed up your child, you will schedule an assessment meeting with a clinician on the treatment team. After the assessment your child and you can begin group meetings.
Professionals, who in the course of their work, come in contact with families and children (medical practitioners, non-medical practitioners, daycare providers, probation officers, social workers, etc.) MUST report to a "child protective agency" (Police, Sheriff, Probation, Child & Family Services). All other citizens MAY report. (Penal Code Section 111165):
- physical abuse
- sexual abuse
- severe or general neglect
- willful cruelty or unjustifiable punishment
- unjustifiable mental suffering
- any of the above in out-of-home care
A phone report must be made immediately upon suspicion or knowledge. A written report is required within 36 hours.
C.P.S. 24-hour phone line:
209-558-3665 or 1-800-558-3665