Learn more about ways to help protect children through these informative BeAKidsHero™ child abuse prevention videos and information videos from other organizations dedicated to the protection of children. If there are other topics you’d like Ginger to research or address, please submit your ideas via the comments section at the bottom of this page or email her at ginger@BeAKidsHero.com.
“10 Reasons Children Don’t Disclose Abuse”: Sadly, nearly 3/4 of all children who are sexually abused keep their abuse a secret for at least a year. Another 45% don’t tell anyone about their abuse for 5 years; still others never tell. So, why do so many children keep abuse a secret? Here are 10 reasons children don’t disclose abuse.
By the way, I apologize for my mispronunciation of “dissociation”. Yes, I struggle saying that word. 😉
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4UrKids: “Carpe Momento” = Seize The Moment! Capture everyday moments to reinforce life lessons and body safety with your children. Ginger shares some tips how to do just that in this three-part series.
“Fastest Growing Global Industry: Human Trafficking” An estimated 1.2 million children fall prey to sex trafficking each year, the average age of entry for girls being only 12-14 years old. This brief introduction outlines the basics of sex trafficking.
“What Can You Do To Prevent & Heal From Child Abuse?” In an interview with Talk Show Host and Life Coach Melissa Heisler on “The Empowerment Show“, we discuss what YOU can do to help keep kids safe, prevent child abuse and know what action to take if you ever suspect a child is being harmed.
“Courage” It takes a tremendous amount of courage for a child to disclose abuse. Would you have the courage to take action and report it? This powerful Public Service Announcement (PSA) from the National Children’s Alliance encourages you to do just that.
“Childhood Stories” Produced by Darkness 2 Light, this 23-minute video features the stories of four adult survivors of child abuse. Please be aware the content is a very honest, candid view into the abuse they suffered and their journey in healing.
“Break The Silence: Sexual Assault and the SART Solution” The Office for Victims of Crime produced a terrific 20-minute video that explains the function and benefits of SARTs (Sexual Assault Response Teams) and SANEs (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners).
“Is Child Abuse As Harmful As They Say?” This 15-minute video from California’s Office of the Attorney General clearly illustrates the physical impact child abuse has on developing brains and how we can do more to stop it.
Ashton Kutcher Reveals His Real Name and Offers Advice To Teens (Source: “The Blaze” at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards)
“Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma—Introduction” A compelling account from survivors of child violence and trauma. See a first-hand account of how what children experience, as well as clinical explanations of the impact of violence and trauma on both children and society at large. 8 minutes = worth the watch. (Source: The Office for Victims of Crime)
“Taken: Kidnapping Victim Shares Story” Moving personal testimony from a survivor of child abduction and assault who emphasizes the importance of talking with your children about what to do in the event they are ever “taken”. (Source: “HLN: Raising America“)