NICOLE LEISTIKOW MD
FOR PARENTS WHO HAVE SURVIVED SEXUAL ABUSE
OR WHO WANT RESOURCES TO TALK TO THEIR KIDS ABOUT SAFETY
1. Kidpower.org (https://www.kidpower.org/) teaches parents how to talk to kids about staying safe and teaches kids how to stay safe. Comment from listerv: “Kidpower workshops were offered for free to employees of the children's hospital where I worked. I felt the classes were excellent and gave really great age-appropriate information on staying safe in a variety of situations that could arise as well as how to respond to bullying.”
2. RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (https://www.rainn.org/): Organization that operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) and has a website with numerous resources.
3. Parenting Safe Children (https://parentingsafechildren.com/)is a resource with extensive book recommendations. There are also books for parents who were victims in childhood.
4. Sex Positive Families (https://sexpositivefamilies.com/) has resources that can be filtered by age, subject, and type (books, articles, podcast, etc).
5. https://www.chicagocac.org/books-children-sexual-abuse/ a list of books for kids age 3 and older about prevention.
6. "God Made All of Me: A book to help children protect their bodies" by Holcomb & Holcomb (2015)