For Young Children
Discusses body parts and defines bad, good, and secret touching while teaching prevention skills.
A booklet to teach young children how to resist uncomfortable touch.
A story book about a child who tells her mother her father is sexually abusing her.
The purpose of this book is to educate boys, their parents, and their teachers about the realities of the sexual abuse of males.
A booklet to help children define forms of abuse, who to tell, and what happens after disclosure.
This book includes four stories about children avoiding situations involving abuse, including babysitter, camp counselor, video parlor patron, and stepparent.
The author notes that preventing child sexual abuse is an adult’s job. The willingness of adults to learn to recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, as Mrs. Salvador does in this story, can make an important difference in a child’s life.
This book, written for the young child ages 3-8 who is a suspected victim of sexual or physical abuse, gives children information and encourages them to speak out about abuse.
For Older Children and Teenagers
A book for teens on sex and relationships.
Written in a diary format, this victim explores her feelings at disclosure and through the healing process.
This useful booklet is especially for girls who were molested.
This companion booklet for Getting Together is for boy victims of sexual abuse.
Designed for adolescent survivors of sexual abuse who are in group or individual counseling. This resource provides information on how survivors may have been affected by abuse and helps them stop blaming themselves and to let go of the image that survivors often have of themselves of being in some way ‘bad’ and therefore deserving of the abuse.
For Caregivers who’s Children were Abused
This book gives parents/caregivers the information, tools, support, self-awareness, and hope they need to help a wounded child heal emotional wounds and improve behaviorally, socially, and morally. This book is a toolbox filled with practical strategies and research that helps parents/caregivers understand their child, learn to respond in a constructive way, and create a healthy environment.
This book is written in workbook style and addresses parents’ concerns and assists them in talking with their children.
Adopted children who have suffered trauma and neglect have structural brain change, as well as specific developmental and emotional needs. They need particular care to build attachment and overcome trauma. This book provides professionals with the knowledge and advice they need to help adoptive families build positive relationships and help children heal.
Wisdom about how to help children with ADHD succeed, and includes medical, nutritional, educational, and psychological information.
This book covers necessary issues and feelings mothers face, including reporting, parenting, cultural, and religious concerns.
For Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
This book was designed to assist readers to let go of their pain and get on with their lives.
Healing the Child Within describes how the inner child is lost to trauma and loss, and how by recovering it, we can heal the fear, confusion and unhappiness of adult life.
This much-needed book pinpoints the typical problems abused children experience when they become adults. The information is presented in a friendly and thorough manner for victims and professionals.
Deeply moving testimonies by survivors of child sexual abuse
This book shows how incest is often at the root of such problems as depression, sexual and eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, and phobias and panic disorders. Using this information and the author’s guidance, survivors can identify themselves, develop alternative, nondestructive survival techniques and begin again on a new path toward a rich and empowered life.
An inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers hope and a map of the healing journey to every woman who was sexually abused as a child—and to those who care about her. Although the effects of child sexual abuse are long-term and severe, healing is possible.
Affirming and inspiring, The Obsidian Mirror explores the vivid and personal journey of an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Drawing on the power of creativity, Wisechild listens to and learns from her inner voices – the critical judge, the rebel, the scared and needy children of various ages – and uses evocative imagery to describe the emotional settings of her interior landscape. This is both a stirring testimony of one woman’s passage from fear and grief to rage and resolve and a moving portrayal of a spiritual reawakening and reclamation of self.
A resource guide designed to lead women from incest victim to survivor.
The first book written specifically for men, Victims No Longer examines the changing cultural attitudes toward male survivors of incest and other sexual trauma. Now, in this Second Edition, this invaluable resource continues to offer compassionate and practical advice, supported by personal anecdotes and statements of male survivors.
For Partners of Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Provides comfort and guidance for partners in the process of recovery. Graber draws from personal experience to show how partners can accept responsibility for their own issues, support the recovery of the incest or sexual abuse survivor, and work toward solving relationship problems together.
Sympathetically and incisively explores the effects of incest on survivors and offers both they and their intimate partners a great deal of information on ways to get past the abuse.
A step-by-step plan for overcoming obstacles together.
A highly respected resource for understanding and healing the intimate sexual problems caused by sex abuse.
For Caregivers about Prevention
Preventing child sexual abuse by recognizing the patterns of offenders.
This book includes many ideas for talking to teenagers about sexuality, sexual safety, and abuse.
This book helps children understand they have the right to control who touches them and teaches parents how to talk with children about sexual assault.
Who they are, how they operate, and how we can protect ourselves and our children.
Thirty proven ways to protect your child from becoming lost, abducted, abused, or victimized.
This book aims at giving parents, teachers, and counselors’ skills to use when they suspect or discover that a child has been sexually abused.