The Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) Committee has taken on the project to find the best practices for handling child-on-child sexual abuse cases. This ranges from problematic sexual behavior to bullying and harassment to dating violence. These cases are complex and many organizations don’t know how to best handle them. The CAN Committee is interested in tackling these issues and finding out the best practices for the Commonwealth.
In August 2021, the committee hosted a panel to discuss these types of cases and the community response to them. You can find a recording of that panel below.
In August 2021, the committee hosted an additional panel focused on law enforcement response to these cases. You can find a recording of that panel below.