Sex, Teens, And Everything In Between by Shafia Zaloom
About The Book:
The only book you need to start a conversation with your kids about sexual harassment, consent, #metoo, and more. Many American teens are steeped in a culture that sends unsettling messages about sex, through everything from politics to music to the normalization of porn. In today's environment, it's crucial that teens be able to ask hard questions about how to take care of themselves, make decisions that reflect their values, and stay safe. In Sex, Teens, And Everything In Between, veteran teen sex educator and mother of three Shafia Zaloom helps you discuss a wide variety of sex-related topics with your teens, including: How to get and give consent, What it means to have "good" sex, How to help prevent sexual harassment and assault, How to stay safe in difficult situations, The legal consequences of sexual harassment and assault, and what to do if a teen experiences assault or is accused of it, Stories from survivors of sexual assault. Approachable, engaging, and with real-life scenarios and discussion questions in every chapter, Sex, Teens, And Everything In Between is a must-have resource that gives parents and educators the tools they need to have meaningful conversations with teens about what sex can and should be.
About The Author:
Shafia Zaloom is a health educator and consultant whose work centers on human development, community building, ethics, and social justice. Her approach involves creating opportunities for students and teachers to discuss the complexities of teen culture and decision-making with straightforward, open, and honest dialogue. In her twenty-five-year career, Zaloom has worked with thousands of children and their families in her role as teacher, coach, administrator, board member, and certified outdoor educator. Zaloom is currently the health teacher at the Urban School in San Francisco, and she develops curricula and trainings for schools across the country. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, NPR, and PBS. She lives in California with her husband and three children.
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