This bundle includes all four Parent's Guides on topics of self-harm, eating disorders, porn and talking about sex.
Simply written with clear and straightforward advice, these short guides unpack some of the most significant problems facing young people today, and is essential reading for any parent who wants to better understand the topic and how best to help their teenagers.
What's in the bundle?
A Parent's Guide to Self-Harm: Self-harm is one of the most difficult things for a parent to understand and respond to. To find out that a child you would do anything to protect from harm is actually harming themselves is devastating. The intensity of the emotions they are feeling, and the sense of being out of control adds to this. It can be hard not to panic. This guide will help parents to make sense of the many emotions they are feeling as they try to understand what is going on, to process the emotions their child is feeling and to help them to start thinking about recovery.
A Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders: The guide includes an overview of three of the most significant eating disorders – Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder – before exploring their causes and the potential consequences. Whether you’re a parent or youth worker directly responding to an individual struggling with an eating disorder, or simply want to better understand them, 'A Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders' provides a helpful starting point.
A Parent's Guide to Young People and Porn: Technological shifts have made accessing porn on mobile phones, video-games and laptops easier. That means young people grow up with frighteningly easy access to unregulated online pornography and sexually explicit materials. Increasingly porn depicts the degradation of women and violence, desensitising those viewing it. This guide addresses the impact pornography is having on young people. It offers practical guidance about what you can do to support healthy sexual development of the children and young people in your care as well as signposting further information and support.
A Parent's Guide to Talking With Your Teenager About Sex: 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. This thoughtful 40-page booklet offers plenty of practical pointers and handy hints with 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, Youth Workers
What's in the box?
A Parent's Guide to Self-Harm
A Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders
A Parent's Guide to Young People and Porn
A Parent's Guide to Talking With Your Teenager About Sex