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  • 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.

  • Supervision Guidelines for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

    PDF: These recommendations are intended to increase community safety and reduce the risk of your child developing more severe, persistent behavior problems.

  • Supporting Your Child/Youth Following Children’s Center Assessment

    PDF: Take these steps to support your child/use following an assessment at Children’s Center.

  • Talking to Your Young Child About Sex

    Website: Sometimes the topic or the questions may seem embarrassing, but your child needs to know there is always a reliable, honest source she can turn to for answers—you.

  • 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.

  • Teaching Boundaries

    PDF: Good boundaries make children less susceptible to child sexual abuse. A child who knows that their body belongs to them, who has been taught that s/he has rights, and has been able to tell grown-ups, “No, thank you, I don’t want a hug,” may be less likely to be tricked into unwanted sexual touching.

  • The conversation we’re not having about digital child abuse

    Video: Information Security Specialist Sebastián Bortnik discusses the issue of “grooming” — the sexual predation of children by adults on the internet. Transcripción disponible en español.

  • 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 Importance of Caregiver Support

    PDF: The impact of child sexual abuse can be devastating. However, research indicates that support from primary caregivers can offset the negative impact of child sexual abuse. This handout cites references of research studies that have looked closely at how important caregiver support can be.

  • Three fears about screen time for kids — and why they’re not true

    Video: Media expert Sara DeWitt envisions a future where we’re excited to see kids interacting with screens and shows us exciting ways new technologies can actually help them grow, connect and learn. Transcripción disponible en español.

  • Understanding Children’s Sexual Behaviors: What’s Natural and Healthy

    Book: The booklet is designed to help understand what is healthy sexual behavior and development in children up to twelve years of age in addition to what is concerning and what may be abusive sexual behavior by children.

  • Violence against women — it’s a men’s issue

    Video: Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt Ted Talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. Transcripción disponible en español.

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