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

by Janet Rosenzweig

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

About 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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Sex-Wise Parent: The Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child, Strengthening Your Family, and Talking to Kids About Sex, Abuse, and Bullying 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
socraticparenting More than 1 year ago
Most parents are woefully unprepared to talk with their children about sex. In addition to feeling embarrassed, parents don’t want to think of their children as sexual beings any more than children want to think about their parents that way. Add the pressure of a mistaken belief that everything can and should be covered in a single discussion at just the right age, and it’s no wonder parent-child communications on this important subject break down. Parents need sound information and concrete guidance from an experienced professional, and that’s exactly what they’ll find in The Sex-Wise Parent by Janet Rosenzweig. This book should be required reading for every parent as soon as a child is born. Divided into four parts, The Sex-Wise Parent begins with a loving call for action, explains all of the biology parents need to know to promote healthy sexuality, a realistic look at the dangers in our society, and sound advice on what to do when problems arise. Dr. Rosenzweig includes a state-by-state list of where to report child abuse, two full pages of online resources, extensive references supporting the facts provided in each chapter, and an index to make all of the information in the book easily accessible. Sprinkled throughout the book are special notes to adults who were victimized as children providing needed comfort, perspective, and reassurance. Every parent should read this book!