Finding Help and Getting Treatment for Sibling Sexual Abuse & COCSA | an Oxbow Academy Podcast episode about helping teens who struggle with problematic sexual behaviors

Sibling Sexual Abuse: A Parent’s Guide to Finding Help for Your Son

Sibling Sexual Abuse:A Parent’s Guide to Finding Help for Your Son Did you just find out that your child has sexually abused a sibling, family member, or another child? This is a nightmare scenario for any parent and one that no parent is prepared to handle on their own. In this episode, therapist Tiffany Silva…

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Therapist Tiffany Silva Herlin, LCSW, Interviews Executive Director Shawn Brooks About Reporting COCSA, Sibling Sexual Abuse, and How Parents Should Work With Authorities Upon Discovering That Their Teen Has Sexually Abused Another Child

Reporting COCSA & Sibling Sexual Abuse: What Parents Should Know

Reporting Child-on-Child (COCSA) & Sibling Sexual Abuse: What Parents Should Know Did you discover that your child sexually abused a sibling, family member, or another child? This is a nightmare scenario for any parent and one that no parent is prepared to handle independently. In this episode, therapist Tiffany Silva Herlin, LCSW, and Shawn Brooks,…

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One Last Ride

A Student’s Success Story Written by Brittany Harward The steps that lead back up from the riverbed on the trail was a rocky one. I looked up to see two boys moving back up the trail after we had to turn around. In the lead was John. (Note: John is not his real name. The…

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The Usefulness of Sand Tray Therapy

How do you put into words about the abuse that you experienced yourself? What would you say to someone that you had sexually abused? How would you tell someone else what you had done?? The young men who come to Oxbow Academy have to confront these questions. Sand tray therapy is one therapeutic technique that…

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A Life for a Life

Tony North, one of our Equine Directors, is a valued and cherished member of the Oxbow family and has been since we opened shop over a decade ago. He brings a timeless example of what a real man is and should be. In passing, he presents himself as a good old boy. But as you…

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A Student’s Story of Healing

When he came to Oxbow Academy, James (not his real name) was battling post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other challenges. James eventually graduated from Oxbow Academy, where he learned the coping skills he needed to confront his past and build a better future. He has been home for four months. His experience at Oxbow Academy…

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My Equine Therapy Experience

It had been years since the last time that I was on a horse. The last time I was on a horse was also the first time–and I wasn’t very good at riding horses back then. Being several years older and several pounds heavier did not make me any better at dealing with a horse.…

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