Dr. Vinson on How to Talk to Kids Re: Supreme Court Hearings

Dr. Vinson was quoted extensively in the Insider Article : How to Talk to Your Kids About Sexual Assault in Light of the Kavanaugh Hearings.

Interview Highlights

  1. Make time to talk about current events.

  2. Start early, and keep talking about sexual boundaries.

  3. Be clear, concrete and use developmentally appropriate.

  4. Talk to girls and boys. Don’t just put the onus on girls to change the culture to one that is safer for girls and women.

  5. If a child discloses assault, believe them and act to protect them.