I'm desperate and don't know what to do.
My 2.5 year old daughter disclosed abuse by her father. PD decided not to have a forensic interview due to her age. The case was closed by both CPS and PD.
I thought getting full custody was my option, but after finding information on how Family Court rules in my state when sexual abuse is mentioned (85% of abusive parent ends up with full custody), I'm paralyzed in fear.
Please, give me some hope, advise, resources that can help me find the light. This has been a horrible nightmare since my baby disclosed. I trusted the system only to be left in the dark, without protection for my little angel. Detective recommended I go back home.
This was published 2015 but I just found it online. It is a guide with training info for advocates who serve families after a child reports a sexual assault or abuse. It gets a gold star for including information on supporting parents of sibling sexual abuse (starting on p. 46). There is a ton of info there I wish I had known sooner, and that I wish the people working with us had known...
I'm pretty sure my son's half sister (3.5) is being abused by the same boy (my son's stepbrother, her half-brother) who abused him (and at least 4 others, according to my son's caseworker). The boy still lives with my son's father, and therefore her; he was never prosecuted because of his age. (My son does not see the boy. Visitation with his dad takes place at his grandparents' house.)She's...