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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others

    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.

  • 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.

  • What Makes a Baby

    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.

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