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Hand in Hand - Helping your child heal from Sexual Abuse

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.

Websites

National Sexual Violence Awareness Month Webpage

www.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 Light

www.darkness2light.org

A website devoted to providing adults with information to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Stop It Now

www.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 Network

www.rainn.org

A comprehensive online resource for information and statistics and also the home of The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE.

Male Survivor

www.malesurvivor.org

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.

Cybertipline

www.cybertipline.com

A website to report incidents of online sexual exploitation of children.

Hawai'i Internet Crimes Against Children

www.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.

Netsmartz

www.netsmartz.org

This website provides a wealth of current information on internet safety issues and an array of educational tools.