Recommended Reading for Parents & Guardians:

  • Predators and Child Molesters: What Every Parent Needs to
    Know to Keep Kids Safe – by Robin Sax
  • When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parent’s Guide to Healing
    And Recovery – by Kathryn B. Hagans and Joyce Case
  • Overcoming Sexual Terrorism: How to Protect Your Children
    from Sexual Predators – by Jake Goldenflame
    Seducers Among Our Children: A predators maneuvers and tricks from a major crime investigator – by Patrick Crough
  • Silent No More: Victim #1 by Jerry Sandusky – by Aaron Fisher
  • Helping Your Child Recover from Sexual Abuse: by Caren Adams and Jennifer Fay
    Body Safety Education: A Parents guide to protecting kids from sexual abuse – by Jayneen Sanders
  • Listening & Talking to Your Sexually Abused Child: By Dr. Lynn Daugherty
  • Repair For Kids: By Margie McKinnon
  • When Your Child discloses Sexual Abuse: By Chris Schopen
  • Trauma: By Robert D. Edlema

Recommended Reading for Young Victims of Sexual Abuse:

  • Something Happened and I’m Scared to Tell: A Book for Young
     Victims of Abuse – by Patricia Kehoe
    (Recommended for children ages 3-8 years old)
  • Kids Helping Kids Break the Silence of Sexual Abuse: by Linda Lee Foltz (Recommended for children age 7 years and up)
  • Healing Days: A Guide for kids who have experienced trauma: by Susan Farber Straus, Phd. (Recommended for children age 5 years and up) 
  • A Terrible Thing Happened: By Margaret M. Holmes
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • Finding Sunshine After The Storm: A workbook for children healing from sexual abuse: By Sharon A. McGee (Recommended for children age 5 years and up)

Recommended Reading for Teenage Victims of Sexual Abuse:

  • How Long Does It Hurt: A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families: by Cynthia Mather (Recommended for children age 7 years and up)
  • A Safe Place: A guide for Living Beyond Sexual Abuse – by Jan Morrison 

Recommended Reading for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse & their Loved Ones

  • Miss America by Day: by Marilyn Van Derbur
  • Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children – Six Steps to
    Hope and Healing for Struggling Parents:
    by Allison Bottke
  • All That is Bitter And Sweet:  by Ashley Judd
  • Healing for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse: by Bonnie J. Collins and Kathryn Marsh
  • The Body Keeps the Score:  By Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
  • The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood
    Sexual Abuse:
    by Dr. Dan B. Allender
  • Predators and Child Molesters: What Every Parent Needs
    to Know to Keep Kids Safe:
    by Robin Sax
  • Rising Above The Scars: Johnnetta McSwain
  • What About Me ?: by  Grant Cameron Download Book / Website
  • Repossessing Your Inheritance: Dr. Sharon Apopa & The Late Caron Assan Available at Brown & Co, Heritage Bookstore or by emailing toapopa@yahoo.com
  • Beauty For Ashes: by Joyce Meyer
  • Do You Know Who You Are Sitting Next To?: Rosita L. Davis
  • Why me? Help for victims of child sexual abuse: by Dr. Lynn Daugherty
  • When a Woman You Love Was Abused:
    A Husband’s Guide to Helping Her Overcome Childhood Sexual Abuse:
    By Dawn Scott Jones
  • Words of Hope And Healing: By Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia 

Recommended Reading for Doula’s, Midwives and Childbearing Women

  • When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Childbearing Women: by Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus. See video

Recommended Website to Teach Children about Child Sexual Abuse Prevention:

  • Orbit: Online computer game that takes a positive and practical approach to child sexual abuse prevention; an approach that is informed by evidence-based research. Click Here To Play

Recommended Reading for those who are suffering from the spill-over of child sexual abuse:

The SCARS of child sexual abuse are mostly on the inside and not on the outside and if untreated the long term affects can lead to alcohol &/or drug abuse, violence, teenage pregnancy, self injurious behaviors and eating disorders.

 Eating Disorders:

 Alcohol & Drug Abuse:

  • The Recovery Formula: by Beth Burgess
  • Freedom From Addiction: By David Simon
  • Mindful Recovery: By Thomas Bien

Recommended Reading for Children
(Parental Involvement):

  • My Body Belongs To Me:  by Jill Starishevsky
    See video : My Body Belongs To Me
    (Recommended for children ages 3-5 years old)
  • Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept: by Jayneen (Jay) Sanders
    Visit their website: www.somesecrets.info  See video: book review
    (Recommended for children ages 3-12 years old)
  • A Very Touching Book – For Little People And For Big People: by Jan Hindman (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Those are MY Private Parts: by Diane Hansen
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Don’t Be Scared To Tell: by Kathy Chatterton
    (Recommended for children ages 3-8 years old )
  • My Body Is Private – A Mother-Child Conversation Introduces the Topic of Sexual Abuse and Ways to Keep One’s Body Private
    – Juvenille, Child Molesting Prevention, Psychological Aspects
    (Recommended for children ages 3-8 years old)
  • The Right Touch: A Read-Aloud Story to Help Prevent
    Child Sexual Abuse:
    by Sandy Kleven and Jody Bergsma
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Good Touch Bad Touch: Learning About Proper and Improper Touches: by Teresa Connor and Holly Thrailkill
    (Recommended for children ages 3-10 years old)
  • It’s My Body: by Lory Freeman
    (Recommended for children ages 3-8 years old)
  • The Trouble With Secrets:  by Karen Johnsen
    (Recommended for children ages 4- 10 years old) 
  • Some Parts Are NOT For Sharing: by Julie K. Federico
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up) 
  •  Please TellA child’s story about sexual abuse: Written and Illustrated by Jessie (Recommended for children age 4 years and up) 
  • Your Body Belongs To You: Written by Cornelia Spelman
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)  
  • Fred The Fox Shouts “NO”: Written by Tatiana Y Kasil Mathews
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • I Said No: Written by Zack & Kimberly King
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • No Trespassing – This Is My Body: Written by Pattie Fitzgerald
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • A Secret Safe To Tell: by Naomi Hunter
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • U Touch I Tell: by Chi Hosseinion
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Do You Have a Secret: by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • When I Was Little Like You: by Jane Porett
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Amazing You: By Gail Cravath Saltz
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • Sex Is A Funny Word:  By Cory Silverberg & Fiona Smyth
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)`
  • Miles Is The Boss Of His Own Body: By Samantha Kurtzman-Counter (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)`
  • Good Pictures Bad Pictures: By Kristen A. Jenson
    (Recommended for children age 5 years and up)
  • NO Means No!: By Janeen Saunders
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • God Made All of Me: By Justin & Lindsey Malcomb
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • My Body’s Mine:By Kayla J. W. Marnach
    (Recommended for children age 3 years and up)
  • My Body! What I Say Goes!:By Jayneen Sanders
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • The TALK About Abuse Book:By Kevin McNeil
    (Recommended for children age 5 years and up)
  • Body Safety With Mya:By E.Moore
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Fawn’s Touching Tale:By Agnes Whol
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • When Your Kid Is Hurting:By Kevin Leman
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Cory Helps Kids Cope With Sexual Abuse:By Liana Lowenstein
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • The Secret Keeper Girl:By Dannah Gresh
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • My Private Parts Are Private:By Robert D. Edelman
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Its OK To Tell:By S.Bishop (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • Lets talk About Boundaries:By Jayneen Saunders
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • The Boys Body Book:By  Kellie Dunham
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • That Uh-Oh Feeling:By Kathryn Cole
    (Recommended for children age 4 years and up)
  • The Swim Suit Lesson: By John Holsten & Scott Freeman
    (Recommended for children age 8 -13 years)

Substance Abuse Addictions:

The Recovery Village
An organization dedicated to providing the best treatment possible to those struggling with substance abuse and co-occuring disorders in the U.S.