“Staying the Course” Empowers Children to Find Healing and Voice after Trauma

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 01, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — In celebration of International Children’s Day on June 1st, author and school social worker DeShala Walker is proud to highlight her recently released transformative children’s book, “Staying the Course: A Story About Trauma, Healing & Finding a Voice in the Middle of Silence.” Published on May 21, 2024, this powerful book aims to empower children who have experienced trauma and break the silence surrounding personal safety and boundaries.

Drawing from her own childhood experiences and her work with students facing similar challenges, DeShala Walker has crafted a story that resonates with children and adults alike. “Staying the Course” follows the journey of a young girl who learns to find her voice and heal from trauma, offering hope and support to readers worldwide.

Through engaging illustrations by Alyssa Lasko and interactive exercises, the book encourages children to share their own stories, identify trusted adults to confide in, and learn about important concepts such as good touches, bad touches, and unwanted touches. By fostering open communication and empowering children to speak up against inappropriate behavior, “Staying the Course” is a vital resource for families, schools, and mental health professionals.

“I wrote this book to let children know that they are not alone, and that their voices matter,” says DeShala Walker. “By sharing my story, I hope to inspire others to break the silence surrounding trauma and personal safety, and to seek the support they need to heal and thrive.”

As part of her mission to advocate for children’s voices, DeShala dreams of traveling to schools worldwide to share her message of empowerment. Through her platform, walkherthroughlife.com, she continues to offer hope and support to women and children globally.

“Staying the Course: A Story About Trauma, Healing & Finding a Voice in the Middle of Silence” is available in print and digital formats. For more information about the book and the author, please visit www.walkherthroughlife.com.

About DeShala Walker:

DeShala Walker is a dedicated school social worker and author passionate about empowering children and advocating for their well-being. Through her work and personal experiences, she has become a beacon of hope for those who have faced trauma, offering support and encouragement to find their voice and heal.

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