Library of Resources

Stop It Now! has the practical, hopeful and specialized resources adults need to prevent child sexual abuse. Follow the links below to review, download or order prevention materials or search for specialized resources.

We know that lack of information is a key barrier in taking a step to prevent child sexual abuse. That's why we've also made available a searchable database of the resources used by our Helpline staff as an additional tool for understanding child sexual abuse and taking actions to prevent it.

To find resources, enter the title, a portion of the title or any key word to bring up all relevant resources.

Titlesort descending Description
Black Sexual Abuse Survivors: Organization

National support designed specifically for African-American men and women who were abused as children.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Self-Help, Support Group

Blue Tower Online Store

Books about disabilities and sexuality for adults and youth.
Tags: Healthy Sexuality Development, Parenting, Education, Disability

Boys Town National Hotline (1.800.448.3000): Organization

Crisis and support line for children, youth and their parents, 24/7 and Spanish available. Multi-topic and issue assistance. 
Tags: Hotline, Kids, Families, Teens, Teenagers

Building Rapport With Commercially Exploited Youth

Article on building rapport with commercially exploited youth. From the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs.
Tags: Professionals, Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Sex Trafficking, Exploitation, Youth

California Coalition on Sexual Offending: Organization

Professional organization for those working with sex offenders and adults and youth with sexual behavior problems in the state of California.
Tags: Research, Facts and Statistics

Center for Internet Addiction and Recovery: Organization

Education and Treatment resources for individuals with internet addiction as well as for professionals.
Tags: Child Pornography, Therapy, Assessment, Education, Recovery

Center for Sex Offender Management: Organization

National clearinghouse for information about the management of sex offenders.
Tags: Professional, Training, Public Safety, Law Enforcement, Abusers

Center on Children and the Law (American Bar Association)

American Bar Association group promoting access to justice for children and their families.
Tags: Legal, Victim Assistance, Child Survivor, Professional, Advocacy, Policy, Training, ABA

Child Abuse: Statistics, Research, and Resources

Webpage with statistics, research, and resources about child abuse by Jim Hopper, Ph.D.
Tags: Facts, Books, Professional

Child Helpline International: Helplines by Country

Listing of Child Helplines by country.
Tags: International

Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute: Organization

Information on the prevention and response to child sexual abuse, includes resources for treatment and healing.
Tags: Parents, Professionals, Children, Recovery, Support, Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Education, Abuser, Sex Offender, Behavior Problems, Training, Treatment, Therapy, Intervention, Resources

Child Sexual Abuse: Coping with the Emotional Stress of the Legal System (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

Guidebook on helping children and adolescents cope with stress while involved in legal action.
Tags: Parenting, Law, Courts, Investigation, Trial, NCTSN

Child Sexual Abuse: Resiliency and Prevention (Advocates for Youth)

Article describing factors contributing to sex abuse recovery for youth.
Tags: Child Survivor, Research, Statistics and Facts, Prevention, Parents, Professionals, Advocates for Youth, AFY

Child Trafficking Digital Library

International library of information related to child trafficking.
Tags: Professional, Research, Policy, Education, Prevention, Articles

Child Welfare Information Gateway

National clearinghouse of publications and resources related to laws on child abuse and neglect.
Tags: Policy, Advocacy, Parents, Professionals, Prevention, Reporting, Legal, State

Childhelp (1.800.4ACHILD): Organization

Provides 24/7 assistance in 170 languages to adults, children and youth with information and questions regarding child abuse. All calls are anonymous and confidential. 
Tags: Hotline, Helpline, Kids, Teens, Parents, Reporting, Crisis

Children with Sexual Behavior Problems (Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers)

Facts and information page about Children with Sexual Behavior Problems.
Tags: Statistics, Parents, Kids, Teens, Adolescents, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, ATSA

Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants - Sex Offenders Restored Through Treatment (CURE-SORT): Organization

Information, resources, and referrals for adults offending or at-risk to offend.
Tags: Abuser, Offending Behavior, Sexual Problem, Treatment, Therapy, CURE-SORT

Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect: Summary of State Laws

State statutes fact sheet with information on when and in what states clergy members (including priests, rabbis, ministers, and other religious practitioners) are required to report child abuse. 
Tags: Faith-Based, Religion, Community, Adults, Policy, Legal, Laws, Reporting

Club Care Campaign: USA Gymnastics

USA gymnastic's program to keep children and youth safe in extra-curricular and competitive gymnastic's environments.
Tags: Athletics, Youth Sports, Parents, Professionals, Coaches, School Administrators