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God Made All of Me, by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb
For ages 2-8, this book discusses God’s creation of our bodies and begins the conversation about how to protect our bodies.
I Said No! A Kid-to-kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private, by Zach and Kimberly King.
For ages 4 and up, this book provides a simple, direct approach to kids to understand and learn appropriate responses.
The Trauma Myth, by Susan Clancy
This book discusses research on when and how trauma from sexual abuse kicks in, and appropriate responses.
Websites and Articles
Child Safety and Education Resources at https://telioslaw.com/tag/child-safety-and-education
Our Telios Law website has numerous resources on child safety issues, including keeping children safe, child abuse, bullying, responding and reporting, etc.
Child Safety and Protection Network, at https://www.childsafetyprotectionnetwork.org/
This organization is a collaborative network of mission agencies, faith based NGOs, and international Christian schools that addresses child protection.
Child Welfare Information Gateway at https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/laws-policies/state/
This website has a lot of information, including a state statutes search on a number of child-related topics that will make it easy to view the laws in your state.
ChurchLaw & Tax, Children & Youth at https://www.churchlawandtax.com/topics/keep-safe/children-youth/
This website from Christianity Today has helpful articles on child abuse and child safety.
FaithTrust Institute at https://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/resources
This website has massive compilations of research and data.
Five Ways to Help Protect Your Kids from Sexual Abuse, by Julie Lowe, at https://www.ccef.org/five-ways-to-help-protect-your-kids-from-sexual-abuse/
This article discusses how to interact with your children on child protection issues.
Historical and Current Standards of Care for Prevention and Response to Sexual Abuse, by Monica Applewhite, at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/historical-current-standards-care-prevention-response-applewhite/?articleId=7924452730934982820
This article by a well-known expert summarizes the history and evolution of societal standards for sexual abuse.
Keeping Children Safe, at https://www.keepingchildrensafe.org.uk/
This website provides international child safeguarding standards.
My Rape Doesn’t Justify Punishing People Without Due Process, by Chad Felix Greene, at https://thefederalist.com/2018/09/19/man-raped-doesnt-justify-punishing-people-without-due-process/?utm_campaign=ACTENGAGE
This article discusses a response to rape and the importance of due process.
National Sex Offender Public Website at https://www.nsopw.gov/
This website from the Department of Justice allow you to search sex offenders nationwide, by name or location.
Science Shows People Regularly Remember Things That Didn’t Happen, by Edward Archer, at https://thefederalist.com/2018/10/04/science-shows-people-regularly-remember-things-didnt-happen/?utm_campaign=ACTENGAGE
This article discusses some documented problems with memories.