"This guide offers a lot of very useful and practical advice, mixed in with some sometimes reassuring and occasionally alarming statistics and anecdotes. It's useful for youth workers, but I would also recommend getting a copy for every family represented in your work."
5-star review Premier Youth and Children's Work Magazine
A Parent's Guide To Talking With Your Teenager About Sex
Packed full of handy hints and practical pointers, this resource will help parents to cover all the important stuff as they start the conversations that matter.
Books, Parents Guides
Talking honestly with your teenager about sex isn't easy. In fact many parent's struggle to know how to begin a conversation even though they're aware that young people are growing up in a culture that's highly sexualised. Where do you start and what do you say in a culture where Love Island is essential viewing? How do you help a teenager navigate a world where sexting is increasingly common and advertising is still highly sexualised? How do you help a young people think about sex positively and without shame or embarrassment?
This thoughtful 40-page booklet offers plenty of practical pointers and handy hints for parents wanting to know how to have meaningful and helpful conversations with a young person. Chapters include advice on when to talk to them, how to start the conversation, and what subjects to talk about. It also looks at how to complement the education young people may already be receiving at school.
'A Parent's Guide To Talking With Your Teenager About Sex' helps you avoid dangerous pitfalls and gives you the confidence to start talking to your teenager about an important topic.
Suitable for: Parents and carers, Youth workers.