Book: Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll on those working to make the world a better place.
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.
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.
What Makes a Baby is a twenty-first century children’s picture book about conception, gestation, and birth, which reflects the reality of our modern time by being inclusive of all kinds of kids, adults, and families, regardless of how many people were involved, their orientation, gender and other identity, or family composition.
PDF: These helpful recommendations will help you prepare for what to expect after your child comes to Children’s Center for an assessment.
A straight-talking guide for modern parents about how and when to talk to their young children about sex and sexuality, from a professor of human sexuality and former director of New York City public schools health education.
PDF: On behalf of all children experiencing the separation of their parents, experiencing their parents in conflict, and those young people caught in the middle of other changing family circumstances, the following guidance is offered.
“When Daddy Hit Mommy (Kids Have Trouble Too)” examines the issue of living in an abusive home.
“When Something Feels Wrong: A Survival Guide About Abuse for Young People,” provides checklists, journaling ideas, and other positive ways of dealing with being physically, sexually, and/or emotionally abused, emphasizing the importance of talking about what has happened and getting help.
Asking questions is one of many ways they learn young children learn about themselves and the world around them. This story follows Nellie and Gus on a family outing to the beach and helps reassure young kids that whether they have a girl’s body or a boy’s, their bodies are perfectly normal, healthy, and wonderful.
Video: Leslie Morgan Steiner tells the story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence. Transcripción disponible en español.
Book: Words Are Not for Hurting guides toddlers to choose words that are helpful instead of hurtful and to say “I’m sorry” when hurtful words come out before kids can stop them. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.