Guides for Parents

1. Straight Talk About Child Sexual Abuse: A Prevention Guide for Parents

Every parent is concerned about keeping their children safe from those who might sexually abuse or exploit them. This “Straight Talk” Guide will give you the information and skills you need to strengthen safety within your family and community and reduce the risks of sexual abuse. If you’ve been putting off talking to your kids because you feel you don’t know enough, don’t know what to say, or how to approach the subject, we’re here to help. Armed with this booklet, you can confidently help your child grow up safe and free from sexual abuse and its devastating consequences.

This downloadable Guide is free for individuals. If you are from Massachusetts, Maine,  Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Nevada or in California’s ten Greater Bay area counties or Sacramento County you can choose the appropriate booklet below. These Enough Abuse Campaign localized Guides include the most highly recommended resources for prevention, reporting and treatment in your area. If your state is not listed here, choose the National version.

All versions of “Straight Talk” are available for purchase. This booklet is also available for localization by states, counties, and organizations. For more information please contact us at info@masskids.org. To download the guide, click one option below: 

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2. Straight Talk About Child Sexual Abuse: A Prevention Guide for Parents of Children With Disabilities

Every parent is concerned about keeping their children safe from those who might sexually abuse or exploit them. For parents of children with disabilities the question of how to prevent sexual abuse can loom even larger. In this special extended “Straight Talk” guide will give you the information and skills you need to strengthen safety within your family and reduce the risks of sexual abuse. We will consider some concerns specific to parents of children with disabilities, some of the particular factors that may increase the risks of abuse for individuals with disabilities, and how to reduce those risks.

If you’ve been putting off talking to your kids because you feel you don’t know enough, don’t know what to say, or how to approach the subject, we’re here to help. Armed with this booklet, you can confidently help your child grow up safe and free from sexual abuse and its devastating consequences.

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