Bark.us: helps parents keep kids safe through parental monitoring apps for electronic devices. The website’s blog has fantastic information for families on a variety of topics.
Darkness to Light: The mission of D2L.org is to end child sexual abuse. Their vision is a world free of child sexual abuse, in which adults form prevention-oriented communities. This site has tons of resources including statistics and training opportunities.
The Holistic Psychologist: Nicole posts super helpful content on topics like healing from trauma, emotional health, and relationship best practices.
The 1 in 6 website helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. The site offers support groups, trainings, and webinars for those affected by sexual abuse.
One in 10 Podcast: This podcast engages the brightest minds working to solve one of the world’s toughest challenges—child abuse. Check out the site for long-form conversations with leading experts on science, law, medicine, morality, and messaging.
OneVoice Podcast: with Nicole Braddock Bromley offers engaging conversation on relevant topics and real life stories to encourage survivors on the journey of healing from sexual abuse.
Rainn.org (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) is the nationa’s largest anti-sexual violence organizations. The website is an incredible resource for information and support for survivors of sexual abuse and assault and those who love them.
Shield Task Force out of West Virginia uses presentations to equip faith communities to protect the kids they love, and middle school and high school students to recognize and report inappropriate behaviors.
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by
Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life. If you read this blog post, you know how much I value boundaries. I think every person needs to know what boundaries are, how to set them, and what to expect when you do.
She Deserves Better: Raising Girls to Resist Toxic Teachings on Sex, Self, and Speaking Up. After learning about this book on this podcast episode, I immediately purchased the book. Here’s the Amazon description: “This research-based, biblically informed book helps moms reject harmful teachings from the church about sexuality in order to raise strong, independent daughters who know who they are, use their voices, and confidently step into the lives God designed for them.”
Sibling Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Confronting America’s Silent Epidemic. This book by Brad Watts, a licensed professional counselor, is a deep dive into the topic of sibling sexual abuse. Watts covers this subject thoroughly and thoughtfully. This is a terrific resource for parents looking to prevent sibling sexual abuse and survivors seeking to heal from the trauma of sibling sexual abuse.
I Said No! A Kid-to-kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private I am gaga for Kimberly King’s child safety book, “I Said No.” This book impressed me so much, I wrote a 500+ word review on Amazon. There are so many things to love about this resource. Please trust me and purchase a copy for the littles you love today!
“Child Sexual Abuse Is Preventable, Not Inevitable”: TEDMED talk by Elizabeth Letourneau. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Professor Elizabeth Letourneau has devoted her life’s work to changing how people view child sexual abuse. In her 2016 TEDMED Talk, Elizabeth explains how initiatives that target juvenile sex offenders can play an important role in preventing future offenses.
Unleash: UNLEASH is an 8-week survivor-created and survivor-led e-course featuring film, storytelling, personal contemplation exercises, and virtual support group for the healing journey from sexual abuse. The program is the brain child of Nicole Braddock Bromley–a survivor of child sexual abuse, a child safety advocate, and an author–who leads the sessions along with a trauma-informed therapist. I’ve been through the program twice as of March 2023, and I highly recommend it.
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