Hand in Hand - Helping your child heal from Sexual Abuse
If you have recently learned that your child has been sexually abused, you and members of your family might be in a state of crisis. It is not unusual to feel overwhelmed, and confused about how to cope with the situation. This book was written to assist parents and other supportive adults during this crisis period. The Hand in Hand book offers simple guidelines on how to interact and communicate with your child. Much of your child's recovery is dependent upon the reactions of those closest to him or her, so you are in a great position to make a difference. This book will help.
If you are a Hawaii resident and would like to receive a copy, please contact us.
Books for Young Children on Personal Safety
- My Body is Private. 1992. Linda Walvoord Girard. Albert Whitman & Company.
- I Said No! A Kid to Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private. 2010. Zack and Kimberly King. Boulden Publishing
- Your Body Belongs to You. 2000. Cornelia Maude Spelman. Albert Whitman & Company.
National Sexual Violence Awareness Month Webpagewww.nsvrc.org/saam
This webpage sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center provides a wealth of information and resources in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month every April.
Darkness to Lightwww.darkness2light.org
A website devoted to providing adults with information to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Stop It Nowwww.stopitnow.com
This website provides information and tools to motivate and support adults in identifying abusers, speaking up and taking action to protect children from sexual victimization.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Networkwww.rainn.org
A comprehensive online resource for information and statistics and also the home of The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE.
A website committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.
This interactive website is part of an initiative to help adolescents form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse before it starts. This national effort is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A website to report incidents of online sexual exploitation of children.
Hawai'i Internet Crimes Against Childrenwww.hawaii.gov/ag/hicac
This Department of the Attorney General resource includes interactive games to teach kids web safety and adult prevention tips to protect Hawai'i's children in cyberspace.
This website provides a wealth of current information on internet safety issues and an array of educational tools.