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  • A Terrible Thing Happened

    Book: After Sherman sees something terrible happen, he becomes anxious and angry, but when a counselor helps him talk about these emotions, he feels much better.

  • 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.

  • Healing Days: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma

    Book: Healing Days is a book designed to be used in therapy for young children and functions as an excellent resource for those who have experienced physical or sexual abuse, or other trauma. Readers will follow four children as they learn ways to cope with their own trauma.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Overcoming ACEs Panel Audio

    In observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Children’s Center brought together a robust panel discussion: Overcoming ACEs, featuring Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP.

    The panel aired on OPB’s Think Out Loud on April 30.

  • Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

    PDF: This factsheet from the Child Welfare Information Gateway discusses the nature of trauma, its effects on children and youth, and ways to help your child.

  • 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.

  • The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

    Book: For anyone who has faced a difficult childhood, or who cares about the millions of children who do, the innovative and acclaimed health interventions outlined in The Deepest Well will represent vitally important hope for change.

  • The Night Dad Went to Jail

    When someone you love goes to jail, you might feel lost, scared, and even mad. What do you do? No matter who your loved one is, this story can help you through the tough times.

  • The Way I Feel

    The Way I Feel uses strong, colorful, and expressive images which go along with simple verses to help children connect the word and the emotion. Your child will learn useful words, and you will have many chances to open conversations about what’s going on in her/his life.

  • Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others

    Book: Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll on those working to make the world a better place.