Something Happened and I'm Scared to Tell: A Book for Young Victims of Abuse
With the help of a friendly lion, a young sexual abuse victim is able to talk about sexual abuse and recover self-esteem. Gentle and positive approach to reassure children.
This classic book on sexual and physical abuse helps young children between the ages of three and eight years talk about what has happened to them. The concepts focus on rebuilding the fragile self-image of the young child. The drawings are simple and expressive; the child can be either a girl or a boy and the lion is a symbol of powerful, sypathetic assistance. Use this book often with a childr who may be confused and hurting.
Dr Patricia Keyhoe was a clinical psychologist, specializng in child and family treatment. She died in a biking accident leaving this well respected book, Something Happened and I'm Scared to Tell for young children as one of her legacies to chidlren's health and well-being.