Sex-Wise Parent: The Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child, Strengthening Your Family, and Talking to Kids About Sex, Abuse, and Bullying

Sex-Wise Parent: The Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child, Strengthening Your Family, and Talking to Kids About Sex, Abuse, and Bullying

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by Janet Rosenzweig
     
 

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If your kids aren’t learning about sex from you, what are they learning about sex, and who is teaching them? Having “the talk” with your child does not have to be a terrifying and awkward event. Armed with The Sex-Wise Parent, Dr. Janet Rosenzweig’s groundbreaking book, you may find you never have to have “the talk."

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Overview

If your kids aren’t learning about sex from you, what are they learning about sex, and who is teaching them? Having “the talk” with your child does not have to be a terrifying and awkward event. Armed with The Sex-Wise Parent, Dr. Janet Rosenzweig’s groundbreaking book, you may find you never have to have “the talk."

Dr. Rosenzweig shows you how you can help protect your children from sexual abuse, trauma, and bullying through your everyday interaction with them. She’ll walk you through the steps you can take to combine your own family’s values with age-appropriate information for children at all stages of development. And she'll show you how to do it in a way that will improve the trust and communication between you and your child.

Dr. Rosenzweig applies her decades of experience in child abuse prevention, sexuality education and family service to help you identify the real threats to your children’s safety and protect them from becoming victims of sexual misinformation or exploitation at any age. From choosing a child's first daycare to meeting the multimedia challenges of adolescence, The Sex-Wise Parent will coach you to raise sexually safe and healthy sons and daughters.

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Editorial Reviews

James Hmurovich
“Dr. Rosenzweig’s work will reduce trauma, save lives, and help families.”
Arline McGraw Oberst
“The knowledge you will gain from her book is priceless.”
David Walsh

For generations
American parents have been getting a failing grade in the important job of talking with their children about sex. The Sex-Wise Parent is just the tool needed to raise that grade to an A+. It's sound information and advice--a must read for parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616085094
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,179,830
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Janet Rosenzweig, MS , PhD, MPA, is a research associate for Prevent Child Abuse America. She earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s at Penn State, her PhD in social work from Rutgers,
and her MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
She’s held teaching positions at Rider University, the College of New Jersey, Rutgers University, and Penn State. From 2001 to
2007, she was the executive director of Prevent Child Abuse New
Jersey and in 2009, she was appointed as a visiting associate professor at the Montclair State University Center for Child Advocacy.
She lives with her husband in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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