Catholic Social Services
Phone: (615) 352-3087
Provides services for Middle Tennessee including family and individual counseling.
Phone: Nashville area 615.460.HELP (4357)
Toll-Free for Tennessee 888.291.HELP (4357)
Centerstone is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and related educational services in Indiana and Tennessee.
Family and Children’s Service
Phone: (615) 327-0833
Offers individual, family, group and couples therapy; located in Nashville.
Meharry’s Elam Mental Health Center
Phone: (615) 327-6255
Located on the campus of Meharry Medical College, the center offers intervention to treat the emotions and behavior of children, youth and families.
Nashville Children’s Alliance
Phone: (615) 327-9958
Offers counseling and support groups for victims of child sexual abuse and their parents.
Phone: (615) 327-4455
Provides residential, counseling and education services to teens and their families.
Sexual Assault Center
Phone: (615) 259-9955
Provides individual, group and family therapy for rape victims, child sexual abuse victims, adult survivors, and relevant family members with centers in Nashville, Clarksville, Dickson, Dover, Franklin, Paris and Winchester.
Vanderbilt Community Mental Health Center
Phone: (615) 936-3555 | Children and adolescents: (615) 322-7782 | Adults: (615) 322-7785
Outpatient assessment and treatment services are provided to children, adolescents and adults.
Come Tell Me Right Away: A Positive Approach to Warning Children about Sexual Abuse
By Linda T. Sanford
Education Press, 1992
Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse/Incest Perpetrators
By Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
Genesis Consultants, 1995
Raising Careful, Confident Kids in a Crazy World
By Paula Statman
Piccolo Press, 1999
Sexual Abuse of Children and Adolescents: A Preventative Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counselors
By William E. Prendergast
Continuum Publication Group, 1996
Shielding Our Innocents: A Prevention Plan on Child Sexual Abuse
By Helene Hinson Staley
Metallo House Publishers, 1997
Educating Children about Sexuality
Ten Talks Parents Must Have with Their Children about Sex and Character
By Pepper Schwartz and Dominic Cappello
The Family Book about Sexuality
By M.S. Calderone and E.W. Johnson
Harper Collins, 1990
Straight Talk: Sexuality Education for Parents and Kids 4-7
By Marilyn Ratner and Susan Chamblin
Penguin Press, 1985
What Should I Tell the Kids? A Parent´s Guide to Real Problems in the Real World
By Ava L. Siegler
Preschool and Early Elementary
A Very Touching Book
By Jan Hindman
McClure-Hindman Associates, 1985
It´s My Body: A Book to Teach Young Children How to Resist Uncomfortable Touch
By Lory Freeman
Parenting Press, 1982
Steps to Healthy Touching
By Kee McFarlane and Carolyn Cunningham
The Right Touch: A Read-Aloud Story to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
By Sandy Kleven, Illumination Arts, 1998
Older Children and Adolescents
Feeling Safe, Feeling Strong: How to Avoid Sexual Abuse and What to do if it Happens to You
By Susan Terkel and Janice Rench
How Long Does it Hurt? A Guide to Recovering From Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends and Their Families
By Cynthia L. Mather, Kristine E. Debye, Judy Wood and Eliana Gill
Jossey Bass, 2004
Sex Stuff for Kids 7-17
By Carole S. Marsh
Gallopade Publishing Group, 1989
Helps teen girls and their parents improve their understanding of general health and development, as well as specific conditions and diseases.
Provides health information for kids, teens and parents. Provides teenagers with information about their changing bodies, sexuality, ways to stay healthy, school, jobs and friends.
Provides healthcare information on topics of emotions, health, alcohol, drugs, family, friends, sex, school and sports.
A Visit To The Our Kids Center
Feeling Fine: A Girl’s Guide to Good Health
Child Sexual Abuse Fact Sheet
What to Do If Your Child Discloses Sexual Abuse
Coping with the Shock of Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse
Sexual Development and Behavior in Children
Understanding and Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children