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  • A Place For Starr: Children and Their Experience of Family Violence

    Book: In A Place for Starr, a courageous young girl tells the story of how she and her brother escape a scary home life and then how their family journeys to a peaceful, hopeful future.

  • 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.

  • Algo Anda Mal En Mi Casa

    Libro: El nino puede reconocer tales sentimientos y tomar la decision de buscar maneras internas asi como externas de hacer frente al problema; encuenctra maneras de cuidarse y busca ayuda fuera de su casa.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • I Don’t Want to Go to Justin’s House Anymore

    Book: This well-told, very short story gives parents and teachers an occasion to talk with young children about communication, personal safety, and the difference between a bad mood and abuse.

  • In Love and In Danger

    With one out of eleven high school students in the past year experiencing some form of physical abuse — being hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend — young adults need to know where they can turn for help. Even more teens (as high as ninety-six percent) reported emotional and psychological abuse in their relationships.

  • Jóvenes, enamorados y en peligro: una guía para adolescentes para librarse de una relación abusiva

    This Spanish-language edition of Barrie Levy’s acclaimed In Love and in Danger speaks to Latina teens about abusive relationships and how to break free. Real-life stories give teens the knowledge to confront dangerous situations; ways to tell if relationships are abusive; the differences between romantic, nurturing, and addictive love; the truth about why some guys abuse their girlfriends; and tips for building healthy relationships. A resource section includes community services.

  • Love is Respect

    Website: Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.

  • Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships

    Website: Start Strong is the largest initiative ever funded to prevent teen dating violence and abuse by teaching 11-to-14-year-olds about healthy relationships.

  • The Day My Daddy Lost His Temper: Empowering Kids That Have Witnessed Domestic Violence

    The Empowering Kids Series is a collection of empathically reflective stories told from the perspective of young children. These books are meant to be used by parents and mental health providers to facilitate the child’s verbalization of their feelings and experiences, thereby advancing the healing process and are aimed at validating the readers’ experiences and feelings, thereby reducing feelings of shame and isolation.

  • 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.