Hot Chocolate Talk® Press Kit

In support of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Hot Chocolate Talk campaign empowers families to use everyday moments to speak with kids about preventing sexual abuse. Parents look to journalists like you for the latest news and resources to help keep children safe. On this page, you’ll find everything you need to tell this vital child safety story, including consumer-friendly tips, research-based tools, conversation starters, and more. Read the press release about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on child sexual abuse prevention. Contact us to interview child protection expert Dr. Tia Kim. Write your story today.

What You Need to Tell This Story

How-To Guides, B-Roll, and Other Resources

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Dr. Tia Kim smiling with a woodland backdrop.

Tia Kim, PhD

Vice President of Education, Research, and Impact

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Have a Hot Chocolate Talk® Moment

How to Start the Conversation

Signs of Abuse

Offender Behavior

Why Kids Don’t Tell

How to Respond

Learn and Share the Facts


Family Moments

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Campaign Website

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