Survivor Story: Joelle
Episode 43- Survivor Story: Joelle
Interview with Joelle, a sexual abuse survivor
Our next Survivor Story interview features Joelle. Shaunestte and Joelle discuss school sexual abuse. Joelle talks about being groomed and sexually abused by her high school choir teacher. She shares her experience of working through the trauma and getting to a point in her healing journey where she became an advocate for other survivors.
Host- Shaunestte Terrell
Guest- Joelle Casteix
Joelle is an author, journalist and speaker. She is a founding member of the Zero Abuse Project and has written several books on the topic of child sexual abuse. She was also a featured Ted Talk speaker. Links to her materials are below.
Watch Joelle’s Ted Talk: The Power of Responsibility
The Well-Armored Child: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Sexual Abuse
The Compassionate Response: How to help and empower the adult victim of child sexual abuse
Scram: A Parent’s Quick-Start Guide to Preventing, Identifying, and Ending Bullying