Parent 2 Parent

New England Adolescent Research Institute (NEARI)
R2 2017-2018 $49,978

The New England Adolescent Research Institute (NEARI) created the Parent 2 Parent website with the goal of reducing sexual violence through providing educational materials parents need to become advocates for their families and address both healthy sexual exploration and inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviors in children and teens. When NEARI closed it's doors on 10.1.19, this resource became a RALIANCE toolkit. 

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  • Communities

    Children with sexual behavior problems Disabilities Grandparents Men Parents/Foster Parents Survivors Women Youth/Adolescents/Young Adult
  • Products

    Resource: Parent2Parent Website Visit Parent2Parent
    Resource: How-To-Talk Sheets and Videos Visit Parent2Parent
    Language access: Spanish-language resources Learn more
  • System

    Therapeutic/mental health
  • Level



  • Enhance Partnerships

    Enhance Partnerships

    Worked with an advisory group of subject matter experts, many of whom appeared in a series of videos as well as an advice column corner.

  • Learning Circles

    Learning Circles

    Parent 2 Parent was distributed to the Masschusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abuser as well as the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault. Both collaborated with NEARI for the launch of the Parent 2 Parent materials. 

  • Provide Resources

    Provide Resources

    NEARI created the Parent 2 Parent Website including the compilation of over 100 resources, 10 videos, 5 factsheets, message boards, as well as parent stories and resources available in Spanish

  • Measure Impact

    Measure Impact

    NEARI conducted initial surveys to parents as well as followup perceptions survey with parents, clinicians, and practitioners all over the US. 

  • Raise Awareness

    Raise Awareness

    NEARI promotional materials were distributed to partnering organization and featured nationally.