Joe Lynch is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Harrisonburg Virginia. He has worked for many years with teenagers to help them make informed decisions about their sexual behavior. Joe was a part time faculty member at James Madison University Department of Social Work and taught "Working with Teens" and "Violence in Families." Joe is also a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider.
This book tells of my medical journey over 13 years and counting. I share details of unusual medical diagnoses. I propose a new mental health diagnosis: O.T.S.D.-Ongoing Traumatic Stress Disorder. I share my ideas for treatment, coping skills and identify what is not helpful. My wife Trish and I share our fears, shame, discouragement, hope and experience with the belief that it will help others
If we expect teenagers to make good decisions about their sexual behavior then we have to let them know what the rules are for sexual behavior. This booklet explores the rules for sexual behavior in Virginia and helps teenagers examine how they are going to make decisions in their life about sexuality.