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The Right Touch: A Read Aloud Story to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse with Poster (Jody Bergsma Collection)

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Endorsed by many child abuse prevention programs and counselors, this read-aloud storybook helps children to recognize and avoid inappropriate touching. By validating the child's innate warning system, The Right Touch provides a powerful tool for preventing sexual abuse.

Synopsis:

The Right Touch reaches far beyond the usual scope of a children's picture book. It is a parenting book that introduces a very difficult topic — the sexual abuse of young children. This gentle, thoughtful story is meant to be read aloud by a trusted caregiver.

In the story, young Jimmy's mom explains the difference between touches that are positive and touches that are secret, deceptive, or forced. She tells him how to resist inappropriate touching, affirming that abuse is not the child's fault.

The introduction provides valuable information about sexual abuse and guidance on what to do if your child experiences an abusive situation. Jody Bergsma's delightful illustrations soften the impact of the story, yet this portrayal of a dangerous situation is very realistic. If your child is old enough to sit still and listen to a story, he or she is old enough for The Right Touch.

Synopsis:

Giving caregivers a gentle, thoughtful tool to help prevent child sexual abuse, "The Right Touch" revolves around Jimmy, whose mother gently explains how to protect himself from improper touching by strangers.

Synopsis:

A comforting "first step" in helping children learn how to avoid sexual abuse. Endorsed by many child abuse prevention programs and counselors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935699104
Editor:
Kleven, Sandy
Author:
Bergsma, Jody
Author:
Kleven, Sandy
Author:
Bergsma, Jody
Publisher:
Illumination Arts Publishing Company
Location:
Bellevue, Wash. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Child sexual abuse
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Social Situations - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Child sexual abuse -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Sexual abuse -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s-Beginning Readers
Copyright:
Series:
Jody Bergsma Collection
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Primary
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
31
Dimensions:
11.25x8.46x.34 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Sexual Abuse

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Product details 31 pages Illumination Arts Publishing Company - English 9780935699104 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Right Touch reaches far beyond the usual scope of a children's picture book. It is a parenting book that introduces a very difficult topic — the sexual abuse of young children. This gentle, thoughtful story is meant to be read aloud by a trusted caregiver.

In the story, young Jimmy's mom explains the difference between touches that are positive and touches that are secret, deceptive, or forced. She tells him how to resist inappropriate touching, affirming that abuse is not the child's fault.

The introduction provides valuable information about sexual abuse and guidance on what to do if your child experiences an abusive situation. Jody Bergsma's delightful illustrations soften the impact of the story, yet this portrayal of a dangerous situation is very realistic. If your child is old enough to sit still and listen to a story, he or she is old enough for The Right Touch.

"Synopsis" by , Giving caregivers a gentle, thoughtful tool to help prevent child sexual abuse, "The Right Touch" revolves around Jimmy, whose mother gently explains how to protect himself from improper touching by strangers.
"Synopsis" by , A comforting "first step" in helping children learn how to avoid sexual abuse. Endorsed by many child abuse prevention programs and counselors.
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