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COMPOSE Yourself! model

Talking with kids about sex & relationships BRAVELY 

Biological Body Parts Diagrams

Basic Anatomical Diagrams for parents of children and tweens



Teen Speak A how to guide for real talks with teens about sex, drugs and other risky behaviors by Dr. Jennifer Salerno

Girl Puberty: How to Talk about Puberty and Sex with your Tween Girl by Cath Hakanson

Boy Puberty: How to Talk about Puberty and Sex with your Tween Boy by Cath Hakanson


The Tech Savvy User’s Guide to the Digital World by Lori Getz

The Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls by Dr. Cara Natterson (American Girl)

Guy Stuff: The Body Book for Boys by Dr. Cara Natterson

A Smart Girls Guide: Digital World by Carrie Anton (American Girl)

Hair in Funny Places by Babette Cole

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health by Robie H. Harris

It’s so Amazing: A book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families by Robie H. Harris

Sex is a funny word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU by Cory Silverberg

Asking about Sex and Growing up: A Question-and-Answer Book for Kids by Joanna Cole


Talking about Sex – Anya Manes parent educator and coach

RX for Parenting – Dana Entin parent educator and consultant

Sex Ed Rescue – Cath Hakanson sex educator, nurse, researcher and counsellor

Aha Parenting – Laura Markham

Triple P Positive Parenting Programs

Positive Parenting Ally – Understanding Parenting Styles

Parenting for Brain – 4 Parenting Styles


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internet matters


Sex & U


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The Culture Reframed Parents Program has been developed by a team of expert contributors, relying on professional experience, sound theory and peer-reviewed research. Research directly referred to within modules is listed below.

Click through to find more research relating to the impacts of porngraphy.

Course 1: Parents of Tweens

Module 1
Viewing porn on mobile phones
Lim, M.S.C., Agius, P.A., Carrotte, E.R., Vella, A.M. and Hellard, M.E. (2017), Young Australians’ use of pornography and associations with sexual risk behaviours. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41: 438–443. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12678


Module 2
Impacts of frequent viewing
Donevan, M., & Mattebo, M. (2017). The Relationship between Frequent Pornography Consumption, Behaviors, and Sexual Preoccupancy among Male Adolescents in Sweden. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. DOI: 10.1016/j.srhc.2017.03.002
Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2016) Adolescents and Pornography: A Review of 20 Years of Research, The Journal of Sex Research, 53(4-5): 509-31. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2016.1143441
Impact on younger children
Skau, B, (2007) Who Has Seen What When? Pornography’s Contribution to the Social Construction of Sexuality During Childhood and Adolescence. Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive). 1044. Available from URL


Module 3
Unwanted exposure
Mitchell, K.J., Wolak, J., and Finkelhor, D. (2007). Trends in Youth Reports of Sexual Solicitations, Harassment and Unwanted Exposure to Pornography on the Internet. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(2): 116–126.
Intersex statistics
Blackless, M., Charuvastra, A., Derryck, A., Fausto-Sterling, A., Lauzanne, K., and Lee, E. (2000), How sexually dimorphic are we? Review and synthesis. Am. J. Hum. Biol., 12: 151–166. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1520-6300(200003/04)12:2<151::AID-AJHB1>3.0.CO;2-F


Module 4
Child on child sexual abuse:
Barnardo’s (2017) Police figures reveal rise of almost 80% in reports of child-on-child sex offences (online). February 3, 2017. Available from URL:
Ybarra, M.L. & Thompson, R.E. (2017) Predicting the Emergence of Sexual Violence in Adolescence. Prevention Science Journal pp. 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s11121-017-0810-4


Module 5

Devices, Social Media and Mental Health:
Changa, A-M., Aeschbacha, D., Duffy, J.F. & Czeislera, C.A. (2015) Evening use of light-emitting eReaders negatively affects sleep, circadian timing, and next-morning alertness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (4) pp 1232-1237. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1418490112
Kamenetz, A. Screen Addiction Among Teens: Is There Such A Thing? WSKG (online) February 5, 2018. Available from URL:
Scutti, S. Your smartphone may be hurting your sleep. CNN (online) June 23, 2017. Available from URL:
Twenge, J.M., Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? The Atlantic (online) September 2017 Issue. Available from URL:
Twenge, J.M. With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit. The Conversation (online) November 15, 2017. Available from URL:
Twenge, J.M., Joiner, T.E., Rogers, M.L., Martin, G.N. (2017) Increases in Depressive Symptoms, Suicide-Related Outcomes, and Suicide Rates Among U.S. Adolescents After 2010 and Links to Increased New Media Screen Time. Clinical Psychological Science, Vol 6, Issue 1, pp. 3 – 17. November 14, 2017. DOI: 10.1177/2167702617723376


Course 2: Prevention, Intervention & Recovery


Module 1
Employees and digital footprint:
Davich, J. Do colleges look at prospective students’ social media? Post-Tribune, May 15, 2015. Available from URL:
Jobvite. The Annual Social Recruiting Survey. (2016). Available from URL:
Deformation laws:
Kelly Warner Law. U.S. Defamation Laws & Standards. Federal Defamation Statutes. (n.d.) Available from URL:
Sharing Occurrences of cyberbullying:
Gordon, S. Why Victims of Bullying Often Suffer in Silence. Verywell Family, Updated July, 30, 2017. Available from URL: