David S. Lee, MPH

Deputy Director, ValorUS (formerly California Coalition Against Sexual Assault)

Sorenson provides a valuable tool to support an important group that has not been given enough attention: the parents of college students who have been sexually assaulted. 

Tracey Vitchers, MA

Executive Director, It's On Us

...a much needed resource for both young women who are deciding whether to disclose their survivorship to their parents and for parents who are struggling with learning about their daughter's sexual assault.

Allison Tombros Korman, MHS

Senior Director, Culture of Respect, NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Dealing with the aftermath of sexual violence can be entirely overwhelming. This book is a wonderful resource for parents and families of survivors navigating those difficult waters. 

Jessica Mertz, MA

Executive Director, Clery Center

The candid and often hard to read accounts of assault that students bravely shared, along with their personal process of coming to define and understand their experience, provide rare insight into the nuances of how sexual assault impacts young people.

Monique Howard, MPH, EdD

Executive Director, WOAR-Philadelphia Center for Sexual Violence

We need this book, a text that supports the family, parental relationships, university systems, and healing.

Patricia Occhuzzio Giggans MNA

Executive Director, Peace Over Violence, Author of What Parents Need To Know About Dating Violence and When Dating Becomes Dangerous 

This ground-breaking book... should be included in the parent orientation kit at every college and university. 

Choice Reviews

American Library Association

...a solid and informative resource for parents as well as college and university personnel. Sorenson expertly provides foundational, targeted, and thought-provoking information in ten chapters designed to be accessed in any order most useful to the reader...This nondirective guide is a long overdue and essential resource supporting individualized and positive coping for victims and their parents in the aftermath of a campus sexual assault. Essential.