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  • 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.

  • Teeth Are Not for Biting / Los dientes no son para morder

    Book: Teeth Are Not for Biting helps prevent toddler biting and teaches positive alternatives: chew a chewy toy, drink a cold drink, get a hug, tell a grown-up. This book also includes helpful tips for parents and caregivers in both English and Spanish.

  • That Uh-Oh Feeling: A Story about Touch

    Book: In That Uh-Oh Feeling, Claire is feeling uncomfortable about the attention her soccer coach is giving her. Too much flattery and too much contact give her that uh-oh feeling. By seeking help from others and talking about her feelings, the situation is resolved happily.

  • The Bubble Book

    PDF: Presented by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office and Koin 6 News, The Bubble Book is a special coloring and activity book featuring Mik and Nero helps responsible adults teach children that each of us has a personal space “bubble” that helps keep us safe.

  • 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 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 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 Heart and the Bottle

    Book: In The Heart and the Bottle, there is a wonder and magic to childhood. We don’t realize it at the time, of course . . . yet the adults in our lives do. They encourage us to see things in the stars, to find joy in colors and laughter as we play.

  • 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.

  • The Lost Children: The Boys Who Were Neglected

    Book: A traditional Blackfoot Indian tale about the creation of the Pleiades, the Bunched Stars, warns of the dangers of neglecting children. By the Caldecott Medal-winning author-illustrator of The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses.

  • 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.