Check out NSVRC’s newest video podcast series “Resilience in Children.” In this two part video podcast series Casey Keene from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence talks about resilience in children after experiencing trauma. In these videos she explains that children who have experienced adverse childhood experiences can thrive. In part one Casey explains what resilience is and in part two, how to foster resilience in children.
This series is part of the Sexual Assault Across the Lifespan Project, where you can learn more about sexual violence against children.
Working with children who have experienced sexual abuse? Take a look at the other great Lifespan resources on working with child sexual abuse survivors including:
- Growing Resiliency: Meeting the Needs of Children Surviving Incest: This webinar discusses the challenging dynamics of supporting a child’s resiliency after experiencing sexual violence by a family member. It reviews ways advocates and other service professionals can nurture a child’s resilience.
- The Advocates Guide: Working with Parents of Children who Have Been Sexually Abused: This guide for sexual assault advocates working with non-offending parents and/or caregivers of children who have experienced sexual assault provides suggestions and strategies on how to support the parents and child sexual abuse survivors under the age of 13. This guide is also available in Spanish.
- Considering Family Reconnection after Child Sexual Abuse: A Road Map for Advocates and Service Providers: This guide is for sexual assault advocates working with families who are considering reunification with someone who has sexually offended. It provides an overview of the process and tips for navigating the process of clarification, reconnection and reunification. A video podcast is also available to view with the authors of the guide Joan Tabachnick and Peter Pollard, discuss important terms used during the family reunification process.