Sexual Violence: Prevention

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This booklet was developed to provide tips for using the internet wisely and safely as well as suggestions for beginning dialogue with children about Internet use.
Authors: Nassau Library System
Designed for parents and caretakers, this booket describes the power of learning in early childhood, suggests principles to teach children that promote violence prevention, and provides skills for anger management and problem solving.
Authors: American Psychological Association & National Association for the Education of Young Children
This coloring book has 32 great pages for children to color and learn about human rights. The text is provided in both English and Spanish. The final page indicates that "everybody has the right to peace at home."
Authors: Peace at Home
This article explains how as the internet grows and becomes more accessible, the dangers that come with it grow as well. This creates a need for communities to develop appropriate responses to keep children and teens safe online.
Authors: Anne Collier
This fact sheet provides 10 tips to increase online safety.
Authors: Stay Safe Online & CyberSmart
This series of fact sheets describes skills to expect from children at different stages based on age. Includes mental skills, social skills, and tips for parents to promote healthy development and deal with challenging behavior.
Authors: Adults & Children Together Against Violence
Developed for National Autism Awareness Month, this growth chart describes expected milestones in how children play, learn, speak and act from children from age 1 through 5. The message is to learn the signs in order to help prevent developmental delay.
Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This brief article explains the term "gender socialization" as a process of learning cultural roles according to one's sex, and provides examples of ways in which these are incorporated through parental and societal expectations from boys and girls.
Authors: UNICEF
This article provides tips for parents and caretakers on how to resist traditional gender norms and raise healthier, happier sons and daughters. Specifically, the focus is on strategies for raising respectful boys.
Authors: Claudia Liliana Campos
This booklet offers practical concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some tough issues: sex and relationships, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol.
Authors: Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation