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Book and Resource List

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent And How We Can Save Them, James Garbarino, Ph.D, The Free Press, NY 1999. ISBN# 0684-85908-4

Child Lures: What Every Parent Should Know About Preventing Sexual Abuse and Abduction, Kenneth Wooden, Summit Publishing Group, Texas, 1995. ISBN # 1-56530-175-7

Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse, Mic Hunter, Ballatine Books, NY 1990.

No More Secrets for Me, Oralee Wachter, Little, Brown, & Co., 1983.

A Child Called It : One Child’s Courage to Survive, David J Peltzer Health Communications, Inc., 1995, ISBN# 1-55874-366-9 (A compelling, true story about the severe abuse which a young boy had to endure until he was rescued by school professionals who cared enough to intervene.)

The Lost Boy: A Foster Child’s Search for the Love of a Family : David Peltzer, Health Communications Inc., 1997, ISBN# 1-55874-515-7 (A continuation of “a Child Called It” in which David Peltzer speaks about his time in the foster care system)

The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care , Nina Bernstein, Pantheon Books, 2001, ISBN#0-679-43979-x

My Father’s House: A Memoir of Incest and of Healing : Sylvia Fraser, Harper and Row, 1987, ISBN# 0-06-097218-1

Raising Safe Kids in an Unsafe World: 30 Simple Ways to Prevent Your Child From Being Lost, Abducted Or Abused. Jan Wagner, Avon Books, NY 1996. ISBN # 0-449-90629-9

The Courage to Heal : A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Ellen Bass and Laura Davis, Harper Collins, 1988, ISBN# 0-06-096931-8

For Professionals

What Children Can Tell Us: Eliciting, Interpreting, and Evaluating Critical Information from Children., James Garbarino, Frances M. Scott and Faculty of the Erikson Institute., Jossey Bass Publishers, 1992, ISBN# 1-55542-465-1

Handbook on Questioning Children: A Linguistic Perspective, Anne Graffam-Walker, Ph.D, American Bar Association, ABA Center on Children and the Law, 1994. Phone #202-331-2250
Managing Adult Sex Offenders, Kim English, Suzanne Pullen, & Linda Jones, American Probation & Parole Association, 1996.

Nobody’s Children: Abuse and Neglect, Foster Drift, and the Adoption Alternative , Elizabeth Bartholet, Beacon Press, 1999, ISBN# 0-8070-2318-3

Seasons of Peace-Curriculum Frameworks for Abuse Prevention, Board of Education of the City of New York, 1997. Phone #718-935-3990

Identifying Child Molesters : Preventing Sexual Abuse by Recognizing the Patterns of the Offenders, Carla Van Dam, PhD, Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, 2001, ISBN# 0-7890-0743-6

Instant Response Team Resource Manual, New York City Administration for Children’s Services, May, 2000. Phone #718-341-0978


Red, White, & Bruises: Spanking in the USA, Stephen V. Bavolek, Family Development Resources, 1994. Phone #800-688-5822 ($1)

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (Prevent Child Abuse NY) Phone #800-342-PIRC

Prevent Child Abuse America Call 1-800-CHILDREN

Journal Articles

Observed Sexual Behaviors of Early Childhood Students That Occur in Schools, Fred Kaeser, Ed.D., Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, Vol. 25, No. 4, Fall 2000.

Counseling Children Who Molest Other Children. Counseling Today. Wendal, P.
April, 1997.

Child Perpetrators – Children Who Molest Other Children: Preliminary Findings. Child Abuse and Neglect. Vol. 12, 1988. pp. 219-229.