- October 2009
- Vol. 10, No. 8
A Child's Book About Recovering After Sexual Abuse
Sarah's Waterfall: A Healing Story About Sexual Abuse is a new tool for helping girls, ages 7 to 12, heal after the trauma of sexual abuse. A series of journal entries trace a young girl's participation in a survivors' group led by a school psychologist. Readers follow the heroine's journey as she makes friends, participates in therapy, learns to express herself through art, and recovers. The book focuses on normalizing the recovery experience and on providing a message of hope and healing.
Sarah's Waterfall: A Healing Story About Sexual Abuse, by Ellery Akers, is available from the publisher, the Safer Society Foundation, Inc.: