Predators Seek Children With Low Self Esteem And Vulnerable Parents, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center Explains

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A sex abuse scandal hitting the Southern Baptist Convention churches is the latest prompting parents to ask tough questions about who to trust with their children– and how do you know?

The headlines remind people that places for children that should provide safety and support, too often become grooming grounds for sexual predators.

“They go where the kids are,” says Lynn Davis, President & CEO of the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center.

“They go to the schools, the churches, the recreation centers…where kids are going to be. Not everyone who works at those places are predators,” says Davis.  But as a parent, you want to make sure there are policies and procedures set up to protect your child.”

Davis admits that asking such questions can be awkward, but it’s also necessary.

“There is nothing more precious in your life than your child… so if you…

Original published: 2019-02-11 18:11:47 Read the full Dallas News here

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