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  • An Unimaginable Act: Overcoming and Preventing Child Abuse Through Erin’s Law

    Book: By sharing her personal journey through the pain she has suffered at the hands of her perpetrators, author and advocate Erin Merryn proves that one person can make a difference in the lives of others.

  • Caregivers: How to Keep Lines of Communication Open

    PDF: Here are suggestions for what to do to open and maintain the lines of communication between yourself and the children in your world.

  • Caring for Yourself

    PDF: As you demonstrate self-care, your child learns by example to do the same. Both you and your child will then have more energy to deal with grief and other challenges related to child abuse.

  • Chatting with Kids About Being Online

    PDF: The best way to protect your kids online? Talk to them. While kids value the opinions of their peers, most tend to rely on their parents for help on the issues that matter most.

  • Child Physical Abuse Fact Sheet

    PDF: Children of all ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds are at risk for physical abuse. Physical abuse affects both boys and girls across neighborhoods, communities, and countries around the world.

  • Darkness to Light

    Website: Based in South Carolina, Darkness to Light is a nonprofit working to end child sexual abuse by educating, raising awareness, sharing resources, and fostering a network of committed prevention advocates.

  • Electronic Safety for Kids

    PDF: Electronic communication and social media have become increasingly important for parents to learn about in order to ensure their child’s safety and well-being.

  • Finding courage to talk about child sexual abuse

    Video: In this inspirational talk by Jill Tolles, we are challenged to find the courage to have this conversation and be a hero for the 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys who are effected by this silent epidemic.

  • How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

    Video: Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., explains how repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. Transcripción disponible en español.

  • How Does Domestic Violence Affect Children?

    PDF: Most children who live with domestic violence can recover and heal from their experiences. One of the most important factors that helps children do well after experiencing domestic violence is a strong relationship with a caring, nonviolent parent.

  • Journey to the Heart: 365-Day Guide to Thriving after Trauma

    Book: Written as a 365-day guide for your healing journey, Journey to the Heart considers how the truth for each day applies to your past, present, and the trauma you survived.

  • Living Life Online | Federal Trade Commission

    PDF: Living Life Online is a resource guide for kids to learn critical thinking skills and apply them to understanding communicating online, asking essential questions: Do I know and trust who I’m dealing with – or what I’m sharing or downloading?