christina alex christina alex - helping girls find their passion and purpose
home
about christina alex
writing
social work
speaking
christina alex blog
things i love
faq
contact christina alex

   
 


Resources
loveisrespect.org (empowering youth to end dating abuse)
GirlsCantWhat.com (career/empowerment)
Landmark Education (freedom from the past)
PAX Programs (understanding the opposite sex)
CDC Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) (how risk factors connect)
Futures Without Violence 
(teens can get help over the internet)
Start Strong Project – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (healthy relationships)

Young Adult Books
None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio (intersex)
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo (transgender)
The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith (sexual assault)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (sexual assault)
Inexcusable by Chris Lynch (sexual assault told by accused perpetrator)
Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn (dating violence told by perpetrator)
Dreamland by Sarah Dessen (dating violence)
Monochrome Days by Cait Irwin (depression through teenager’s eyes)
Deenie by Judy Blume (scoliosis)

Adult Books
 The Introvert Advantage by Dr. Marti Olsen Laney (biology of personality differences)
• The Disappearing Girl by Dr. Lisa Machoian (teen depression)
• In a Different Voice
by Dr. Carol Gilligan (girls’ moral development)
• Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
by Dr. Mary Pipher (girls’ development)
• White Oleander
by Janet Fitch (child abuse/foster care
)

Films
A Perfect Fit (Writer/director Ron Brown shows how abandonment and abuse leads to dating violence)


 


Copyright 2009 by Christina Alex. All rights reserved.
Website designed by Mediarology.