Best Teen & Young Adult Sexual Abuse Books
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1. Dad's Great Advice for Teens: Stuff Every Teen Needs to Know About Parents, Friends, Social Media, Drinking, Dating, Relationships, and Finding Happiness
Author: by Marc Fienberg
Published at: Story Press (June 22, 2020)
The perfect gift to help a teenager get happy, be successful, and make good decisions. Being a teen ain’t easy. And unfortunately, there aren’t any classes to help navigate through those teen years. Luckily, Dad’s Great Advice for Teens provides 25 short pieces of unorthodox Great Advice, filled with humor, wisdom, and inspirational quotes, to help teens:Build confidenceReduce anxietyBe productive with their timeDevelop close relationshipsMake good decisionsTake smart risksFollow their passionTrust their gutTake action toward their goalsCreate new, positive habitsStay positive when problems ariseMake a difference in the worldDad’s Great Advice for Teens will help teens become the best version of themselves they can possibly be.
And because all the Great Advice has been researched and gathered by a dad who tested it successfully on his own teens and others, you can trust that it’s for real, and it works. Recommended reading by some of the most respected teen coaches, this is a must-read manual with all the stuff that every teen needs to know about friends, social media, drinking, smoking, vaping, dating, sex, parents, peer pressure, dealing with gossip, and being happy.
2. You Don't Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way: What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
Author: by Laya Saul
Published at: Kadima Press; 2nd edition (May 3, 2018)
The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls offers healing, real-life stories from survivors and powerful, evidence-based tools to help you reclaim your life after sexual abuse or trauma. If you’ve been sexually abused or experienced sexual trauma, you may feel confused, angry, ashamed, and unable to move forward emotionally.You’re not alone.
Like many teens who’ve been abused, you may be tempted to keep the secret locked deep inside and feel uncomfortable discussing your struggles with others. If so, this book can help you find your voice. This empowering workbook will help you move past your trauma and serve as a comforting reminder that you are strong and resilient.
Healing is possibleand with healing, comes victory. In this book, you’ll find true stories from other teen survivors, and in reading the stories you’ll find reassurance in knowing you aren’t alone in your experiences. You’ll also find practical and proven-effective strategies and exercises to help promote emotional healing and reclaim your sense of self.
4. PTSD Workbook for Teens: Simple, Effective Skills for Healing Trauma
Author: by Libby Palmer
Instant Help Books
If you have traumatic memories from an extremely upsetting, stressful, or painful experience in your life, you are not alone. In fact, many young people have been exposed to traumatic events. As a result, you might have lingering flashbacks, trouble sleeping, or a constant feeling that you are in danger.
These are common symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Based in cognitive behavioral therapy, this user-friendly workbook for teens with PTSD and other trauma-related difficulties will help you work through your experience and make sense of your thoughts and feelings.
The book includes worksheets and activities to help you reestablish a sense of safety, gain control over your emotions, make peace with your traumatic experience, and reconnect with a positive sense of self. If you are ready to start recovering from traumatic memories and take back your life, the PTSD Workbook for Teens will show you the way.
5. 30 Days of Sex Talks for Ages 12+: Empowering Your Child with Knowledge of Sexual Intimacy (Volume 3)
Author: by Educate and Empower Kids
Educate & Empower Kids
Never before has it been so easy to talk with your kids about sexual intimacy! Written by parents and professionals, 30 Days of Sex Talks makes it simple for you and your child to talk about sex in the context in which it belongs; as part of a healthy relationship that also includes joy, laughter and the full range of emotion that defines human intimacy.
We’ve broken down the the talk into 30 short, effective lessons. And now it’s time to engage your child in vital conversations about healthy and abusive relationships, anatomy, consent, physical responses to sex, the first time, pornography, and much more. Chock full of helpful, thought-provoking discussion questions and accompanied by an in-depth glossary, 30 Days of Sex Talks give you the tools to start and continue these vital conversations.
Remember that having these talks with your child will establish a pattern of healthy conversations for the future. You know and love your child better than anyone, so you will know which topics to start with and which to save for later.
Author: by Laurie Halse Anderson
Award-winning Speak author Laurie Halse Anderson’s New York Times bestselling poetic memoir and call to action, which garnered eight starred reviews! Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault.
Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a critically acclaimed poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless.
In free verse, Anderson shares reflections, rants, and calls to action woven among deeply personal stories from her life that she’s never written about before. Praised as “captivating,” “powerful,” and “essential” by critics, this searing and soul-searching memoir is a denouncement of our society’s failures and a love letter to all the people with the courage to say #MeToo and #TimesUp, whether aloud, online, or only in their own hearts.
7. Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything
Author: by Aly Raisman
Discover Aly Raisman’s inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games-and beyond. Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a “mommy & me” gymnastics class.
No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she’d be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams. Aly’s road to success was full of hard work, perseverance, and victories, but not without its hardships. Aly faced many obstacles, from naysayers who said she’d never make it in gymnastics to classmates who shamed her for her athletic body to a devastating betrayal of trust.
Through it all, Aly surrounded herself with supportive family, friends, and teammates and found the inner strength to remain positive and believe in herself. Now, in her own words, Aly shows what it takes to be a champion on and off the floor, and takes readers on a behind-the-scenes journey before, during, and after her remarkable achievements in two Olympic Games-through her highest highs, lowest lows, and all the moments in between.
8. Real Talk About Sex and Consent: What Every Teen Needs to Know (The Instant Help Solutions Series)
Author: by Cheryl M. Bradshaw MA
“A truly vital and nuanced guide that is as empowering as it is educational.” School Library Journal (starred review) You deserve clear, accurate information about sexual consent! Let this honest and empowering book be your go-to guide. Let’s get real: Sex is complicated.
Like, really complicated. And as a teen, you need trusted resources to help you navigate sexual issues without shame, guilt, or judgment. But if you’re like many teens, you may not have someone in your life that you can talk to openly about complicated sexual situations, and what consent really meansand this information is crucial for your health, safety, and happiness.
Real Talk About Sex and Consent is a comprehensive guide with essential information about setting boundaries, coercion, reciprocity, and communication. You’ll also find hard facts about sex and trauma, the effects of pornography and cultural expectations, and much more. With this book, you’ll learn how to make sexual decisions that honor your sense of values and cultivate rewarding and emotionally supportive relationships throughout your life.
9. Healing the Survivors: 8 Steps to Whole-Self Healing for Sexual Trauma Survivors
Author: by Jacquelyn Weis
Survivors of sexual assault are often faced with PTSD, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and substance abuse. Jacquelyn Weis, a Holistic Healer and sexual abuse survivor, understands the shame-plagued brokenness that results. She also knows what it’s like to be on the other side of true healing to move forward freely in life with love and compassion.
Healing the Survivors is an inspirational, guided journey through forgiveness, connection, spirituality, inner healing work, conscious healing, inner peace, rebirthing, and freedom. With her personal story of sexual abuse survival weaved throughout, Jacquelyn delivers a powerful eight-step process to whole-self healing.
This transformative method, paired with journaling questions, will lead survivors to peace and self love through physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual healing.
10. The PTSD Survival Guide for Teens: Strategies to Overcome Trauma, Build Resilience, and Take Back Your Life (The Instant Help Solutions Series)
Author: by Sheela Raja PhD
Your trauma doesn’t need to define you. In The PTSD Survival Guide for Teens, trauma specialist Sheela Rajaalong with her teen daughter Jaya Ashrafioffers evidence-based skills to help you find strength, confidence, and resilience in the aftermath of trauma. If you’ve experienced trauma or suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the world can seem like a very frightening place.
You may even question your own deeply held beliefs, as well as the motives of others. It’s important for you to know that you aren’t alone, and there isn’t anything wrong with you. Many teens have suffered traumatic events, and there are solid skills you can learn that will help you recover.
So, how can you begin healing and start building the life you were always meant to lead? In this compassionate guide, you’ll find skills based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you tackle anxiety and harmful avoidance behaviors; manage negative emotions; cope with flashbacks and nightmares; and develop trusting, healthy relationshipseven if your trust in others has been shaken to the core.
11. I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor's Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope
Author: by Chessy Prout
A bold, new voice.People A nuanced addition to the #MeToo conversation. Vice A young survivor tells her searing, visceral story of sexual assault, justice, and healing in this gutwrenching memoir. The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault.
This is the true story of one of those girls. In 2014, Chessy Prout was a freshman at St. Paul’s School, a prestigious boarding school in New Hampshire, when a senior boy sexually assaulted her as part of a ritualized game of conquest.
Chessy bravely reported her assault to the police and testified against her attacker in court. Then, in the face of unexpected backlash from her once-trusted school community, she shed her anonymity to help other survivors find their voice. This memoir is more than an account of a horrific event.
It takes a magnifying glass to the institutions that turn a blind eye to such behavior and a society that blames victims rather than perpetrators. Chessy’s story offers real, powerful solutions to upend rape culture as we know it today.
12. Can We Talk About Consent?: A book about freedom, choices, and agreement
Author: by Justin Hancock
What exactly is consent?Why does it matter? How can you respect other people’s boundaries, and have them respect yours? Can We Talk About Consent? Breaks down the basics of how to give and get consent in every aspect of life for readers aged 14 years and older.
It’s a powerful word, but not everyone understands exactly what it means. This stylish guide explains clearly why consent mattersfor all of us. With honest explanations by experienced sex and relationships educator Justin Hancock, you’ll learn how consent is a vital part of how we connect with ourselves and our self-esteem, the people close to us, and the wider world.
The book covers a broad range of topics, including: how we greet each other how to choose things for ourselveshow we say no to thingscommunicating and respecting choices in sexual relationshipsthe factors that can affect a person’s ability to choosehow to empower other people by giving them consentAndthere’s a whole lot of pizza.
This guide to consent gives you all the tools you need to build consensual relationships.
13. Zoo Station: The Story of Christiane F. (True Stories)
Author: by Christiane F.
This incredible autobiography of Christiane F. Provides a vivid portrait of teen friendship, drug abuse, and alienation in and around Berlin’s notorious Zoo Station. Christiane’s rapid descent into heroin abuse and prostitution is shocking, but the boredom, longing for acceptance, thrilling risks, and even her musical obsessions are familiar to everyone.
Previously published in Germany and the US to critical acclaim, Zest’s new translation includes original photographs of Christiane and her friends.
14. How to Deal With Stress, Depression, and Anxiety: A Vital Guide on How to Deal with Nerves and Coping with Stress, Pain, OCD and Trauma
Author: by Richard Banks
Are you tired of wasting your time and energy worrying all the time? Do you see the irrationality of constant worrying, but you can’t seem to stop doing it? Are you ready to learn how to deal with anxiety and depression without taking drugs?
This book will walk you through precisely why, how, and what you need to do to stop worrying and start living your life. Nearly 800 million people worldwide experience mental illness. Some of the most prominent adverse mental conditions include stress, anxiety, and depression.
These can lead to recurring periods of sadness, worry, anxiety, loss of vigor, loss of interest, poor concentration, and feelings of worthlessness. These issues can affect your psychological and physical health, and when you let them go untreated, they can have longstanding effects on your life and relationships.
The more you ignore your mental strife, the harder it becomes to be resilient in the face of hardship, and if you let emotions get out of hand, they can lead to increased mental illness. Though stress is an inseparable part of our lives, we can easily manage it using simple strategies and techniques.
15. It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse (workbook)
Author: by Wm Lee Carter
New Harbinger Publications
Whether sexual abuse happens in early childhood or just before leaving home, most trauma survivors find that the teenage and early adult years are crucial for their recovery. With the right kind of support, it’s then that they have the motivation and capacity for insight that will let them begin the process of healing.
This workbook is written for teens and those who treat them. Simple, effective exercises help teens learn about the different aspects of trauma, share the thoughts and emotions of other survivors, clarify their own ideas and beliefs, and explore new ways of feeling and relating.
Author William Lee Carter is a psychologist who works with sexually abused teens on a daily basis, and his approach is positive and sensitive to the needs and feelings of this age group. The exercises he provides focus on giving teens the strength and confidence they need to reshape their self-image, connect with others in healthy ways, and develop the skills they need to realize their full potential.
16. The Gyne's Guide for College Women: How to Have a Healthy, Safe, and Happy Four Years. A Gynecologist's Perspective
Author: by M. Susan Scanlon M.D.
Essential guidebook for all girls going to college! Written by a physician and women’s health expert, The Gyne’s Guide will get you prepared to move out on your own! From decisions about sexuality, managing stress and depression, and getting enough sleep, to risks of alcohol use, sexual assault prevention, and avoiding date rape drugs, this book covers it all.
All the facts, tips, and suggestions about how to be healthy, safe, and happy in college are explained in detail. The Gyne’s Guide is the first step to getting prepared for a fabulous college experience, and a must-have on every graduate’s list.Www.TheGynesGuide.Com