Where to Look for Warning Signs - Structured + Timed Events

The performance of kids under pressure may reveal Warning Signs of childhood sexual abuse. Performance anxiety can stem from many issues, so the overlying tone of shame and refusal to talk about it sets it apart as a warning sign.

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Avoids being “seen” in front of peers, appears ashamed
Extreme performance anxiety but unable to talk about it
Agitation and/or chronic incompletion of stressful tasks

Pronounced shame about possible failure or criticism

"Spaces out" during stressful events