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Child Abuse and Childhood Trauma

The Drama of the Gifted Child (The Search for the True Self)
Alice Miller

Treating the Aftermath of Sexual Abuse (Handbook for working with Children in care)
Margaret Osmond
Duane Durham
Andrew Leggett
John Keating

Consequences of Child Abuse Allegations for Foster Families (report of a Symposium)
Rosemarie Carbino

Victims No Longer (Men Recovering from Incest and Other Sexual Child Abuse)
Mike Lew 

The Courage to Heal (A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse)
Ellen Bass
Laura Davis

Tender Mercies (Inside the World of a Child Abuse Investigator)
Keith Richards

Violence in the Lives of Adolescents
Martha Straus

Counseling Abused Children
Emily McFadden

Treating Traumatized Children (New Insights and Creative Interventions)
Beverly James

Understanding Suvivors of Abuse (Stories of Homeless and Runaway Adolescents)
Jane Powers
Barbara Jaklitsch

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma
Peter Levine

A Teen’s Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse: It Happened to Me
Wm. Lee Carter

Identifying and Treating Youth Who Sexually Offend
Robert Geffner PhD
Kristina Crumpton Franey, PsyD
Teri Geffner Arnold MSSW
Robert Falconer MA

Violent Times DVD and Book
Attainment Company

Adoption and the Sexually Abused Child
Joan McNamara
Bernard H. McNamara
To healing families and children.

The Adoptive Family as a Healing Resource for the Sexually Abused Child
Deborah H. Minshew
Chrisan Hooper
This Training manual helps adoptive families prepare for the challenges of parenting sexually abused children.

Beginning to Heal
Ellen Bass
Laura Davis
For all women just beginning to heal from child sexual abuse.

Beyond Sexual Abuse: The Healing Power of Adoptive Families
Wayne D. Duehn, Ph.D.
Maria Piantanida, Ph.D.
Sherry Anderson, M.S.W.
A guide for Adoptive Parents.

Bobbie’s Story
Brennan Lynn Mars
A Guide for Foster Parents

Bobbie’s Story
Brennan Lynn Mars
A Feelings Workbook

Children Changed by Trauma
Debra Whiting Alexander, Ph.D.
Dr. Alexander offers the parents of traumatized children workable strategies to help them recover form these traumas.

Children and Trauma
Cynthia Monahon
A guide for Parents and Professionals who deal with thousands of children traumatized each year by disasters, accidents, or violence.

A Coordinated Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: A Basic Manual
Diane DePanfilis
Marsha K. Salus
The increased knowledge has improved our ability to intervene effectively in the lives of “at risk” children and their families.

A Child Called “It”
Dave Pelzer
An account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history

The Lost Boy
Dave Pelzer
A foster Child’s Search for the Love of a Family.

A Man Named Dave (Conclusion to A Child called “It” and The Lost Boy)
Dave Pelzer

Help Yourself
Dave Pelzer
Celebrating the Rewards of Resilience and Gratitude.

The Privilege of Youth
Dave Pelzer
A teenager’s story of longing for acceptance and friendship.

Feeling Safe Feeling Strong
Susan N. Terkel
Janice E. Rench
How to Avoid Sexual Abuse and What to do If It Happens To You.

First Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts (Tiddlers and Toddlers)
Caroline Archer
Primarily for adoptive parents, but of considerable use to foster careers of young children, this publication approaches attachment and developmental issues arising when even the smallest child is in your care.

Ghosts from the Nursery
Robin Karr-Morse
Meredith S. Wiley
Tracing the roots of violence.

How Long Does it Hurt?
Cynthia L. Mather
Kristina E. Debye, LCSW-C, ACSW, DCSW
A guide to recovering from incest and sexual abuse for teenagers, their friends, and their families.

In Their Own Words
Lulie Munson
Karen Riskin
A Sexual Abuse Workbook for Teenage Girls.

Juvenile Sexual Offending (Causes, Consequences and Correction)
Gail Ryan
Sandy Lane

Paper Dolls and Paper Airplanes
Geraldine Crisci, M.S.W.
Marilynn Lay, M.S.W.
Liana Lowenstein, M.S.W.
Therapeutic Exercises for Sexually Traumatized Children

Protecting Children in Substance-Abusing Families
Vickie Kropenske
Judy Howard
The User Manual Series.

Safe Kids
Joan McNamara
Karen E. Pellaton
A handbook for parents and Children on sexual abuse.

The Sexualized Child in Foster Care
Sally G. Hoyle
A guide for Foster Parents and other Professionals.

The Talking, Feeling, & Doing Game
Richard A. Gardner, M.D.
A Psychotherapeutic Game for Children

Treating the Aftermath of Sexual Abuse
Margaret Osmond
Duane Durham
Andrew Leggett
John Keating
A handbook for working with children in care who have been sexually abused

Treatment for Abused and Neglected Children
Anthony J. Urquiza
Cynthia Winn
The User Manual Series Infancy to Age 18.

What Children Can Tell Us
James Garbarino
Frances M. Stott
Eliciting, Interpreting, and Evaluating Critical Information from Children.