Image of a libraryThere is so much great information out there on how to protect kids from child sexual assault. And since we figured you’re, in all likelihood, too busy to comb the Internet and all the latest books for the best knowledge, we’ve done the hard work of compiling them for you here!

Remember to look at the PSC companion book, “Off Limits: A Parent’s Guide to Keeping Kids Safe from Sexual Abuse,” and its accompanying Conversation-Starter Cards. And be sure to subscribe to Feather’s blog — she constantly updates it with all the latest developments in the field!

A) Parenting Safe Children Resources

B) Other Resources

Recommended Reading

Books for Children on Prevention

Books for Adults to Read with Children on Pornography

Books for Parents on Talking with Kids About Sex

  • The Sex-wise Parent: The Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child, Strengthening Your Family, and Talking to Kids About Sex, Abuse, and Bullying – Dr. Janet Rosenzweig
  • The Parent’s Guide to Talking About Sex: A Complete Guide to Raising (Sexually) Safe, Smart and Healthy Children – Dr. Janet Rosenzweig
  • Birds + Bees + Your Kids – Amy Lang
  • Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex, but Were Afraid They’d Ask: The Secrets to Surviving Your Child’s Sexual Development from Birth to the Teens – Justin Richardson & Mark Schuster
  • Beyond the Big Talk: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Teens – Debra W. Haffner

Books for Children & Teens on Sexuality Education

  • What Makes a Baby – Cory Silverberg (For preschool through 7)
  • Sex is a Funny Word  – Cory Silverberg (For ages 7- 11)
  • Who Has What? – Robbie H. Harris (For preschool ages+)
  • It’s Not the Stork – Robbie H. Harris (For ages 4+)
  • It’s So Amazing – Robbie H. Harris  (For ages 7+)
  • It’s Perfectly Normal – Robbie H. Harris (For ages 11-15)
  • DATING SMARTS: What EVERY teen needs to know to date, relate or wait – Amy Lang, MA
  • Where Did I Come From? – Peter Mayle (For ages 4-8)
  • Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: Expanded Third Edition: A Book for Teens on Sex and Relationships – Ruth Bell Alexander (For ages 12+)

Books for Children on Healing and Recovery

  • Sarah’s Waterfall: A Healing Story about Sexual Abuse – Ellery Akers (For ages 7-12)
  • A Very Touching Book for Little People and for Big People – Jan Hindman & Tom Novak (For ages 6-12)
  • I Can’t Talk About It – Doris Sanford (For ages 4-8)
  • Something Happened and I’m Scared to Tell – Patricia Kehoe, Ph.D. (For ages 3-7)
  • Something Is Wrong at My House – Diane Davis (For ages 3-12)

Books and Affirmation Cards for Children on Feelings

Books for Adults on Healing and Recovery

Internet Safety Web Sites for Kids, Teens and Parents

Sex Offender Information

Colorado Resources

Adult Survivor Resources – Child Sexual Assault

Support and Resources for Families After Child Sexual Assault

National and International Resources

Additional Parenting Resources

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