Non-Offending Parent Class

Non-Offending Parent Group

“My child has been sexually abused…”

If you are a parent/caregiver/adult family member of a child who has been sexually abused, this class is designed for you!

These Child Advocacy Center classes are held weekly (schedule changes to meet need) and last one hour. A seven-week curriculum is followed, with participants able to enter the program at any time. (Missed sessions can be taken as they rotate back around.)  Sessions may also be customized to fit special circumstances, or to provide more than one session each class.

Confidentiality is required. Pre and post testing is done with certificates on completion of the seven sessions.

The curriculum covers a wide variety of concerns:
  • Non-offending caregiver’s rights
  • Prevent Now! (survivor video)
  • What child sexual abuse is
  • Truth or Myth
  • Facts
  • Vocabulary/Definitions
  • Red Flags
  • Feelings
  • Victim Responses
  • Victim Needs
  • Caregiver Responses
  • Q & A
  • Long Term Effects
  • PTSD
  • Empathy
  • Offenders, Grooming, etc.
  • Incest
  • Sexual Acting Out
  • And more…

Classes may be scheduled to include adult family groups of parents, grandparents, etc. The Child Advocacy Center schedules new sessions upon demand and staff availability.

To find out more, please call (865) 463-2740 or email

Report Child Abuse!

To report suspected child abuse in the State of Tennessee call: 1-877-237-0004.

If you or a family member needs assistance due to abuse, please contact the Child Advocacy Center.

The Child Advocacy Center of Anderson County Tennessee is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee and through public and private contributions including the UWAC.