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  • 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.

  • Is This Normal? (Revised): MORE Girls’ Questions, Answered by the Editors of The Care & Keeping of You

    Book: This helpful resource book is filled with over 100 letters from real girls with questions about their changing bodies, and expert answers to each one.

  • Is This Normal? Girls’ Questions, Answered by the Editors of The Care & Keeping of You

    Book: This companion to The Care & Keeping of You isn’t meant to be a substitute for conversations with parents. In fact, the last chapter of the book provides helpful tips for girls talking with parents about puberty and other topics.

  • It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health

    Book: In honor of its anniversary, It’s Perfectly Normal has been updated with information on subjects such as safe and savvy Internet use, gender identity, emergency contraception, and more.

  • It’s So Amazing! A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

    Book: It’s So Amazing! provides the answers—with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and up in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies.

  • Love is Respect

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Protect Young Eyes

    Website: Teaching parents how to use filtering, monitoring, and intentional conversation to prevent harmful exposures with Internet-ready devices, Protect Young Eyes Protect focuses on four key areas of internet safety for kids and teens.

  • Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

    PDF: This list includes tips for caregivers on how-to develop a close, supportive relationship with your children and provide an environment for your children to talk to you about problems.

  • 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.

  • Sex Education: Talking to Your School-Age Child About Sex

    Website: Sex education doesn’t need to be a single tell-all discussion. Follow your child’s cues about what he or she needs to know — and when.

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