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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • National Children’s Alliance

    Website: Formed in 1988, the National Children’s Alliance has been providing support, technical assistance, and quality assurance for CACs, while serving as a voice for abused children for more than 25 years.

  • Sesame Street in Communities

    Website: Sesame Street in Communities features hundreds of bilingual multimedia tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six, a critical window for brain development.

  • Teaching Body Safety Rules

    PDF: It is important for caregivers to talk to their children about their bodies and safety rules. This list teaches children about appropriate boundaries and to tell their caregiver if anyone violates those boundaries, which makes children less vulnerable to sexual abuse.