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
Kempe Foundation for Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: Organization

Provides research on the effects of child abuse and neglect, and outreach and training nationally and internationally.
Tags: Professionals, Advocacy, Publications, Reports, Professional Development, Consultation

Kid and Teen Safe: An Abuse Prevention Program for Youth with Disabilities (National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women)

Program guide for the replication of a school-based physical and sexual abuse prevention program for youth and parents of youth with disabilities.
Tags: Professionals, Parents, Disability, Sex Education, Healthy Sexuality Development, SafePlace, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Kids Help Phone: Canada (1.800.668.6868): Organization

Phone and web counseling and self-help information for youth age 20 and under.
Tags: Hotline, Helpline, Crisis, Teens, Adolescents, Healthy Sexual Development, Sex Education, Abuse, Bullying, Dating, International

KINSA: Organization

Provides training to address online child pornography concerns.
Tags: Child Pornography, Prevention, Advocacy, Policy, International, Kids' Internet Safety Alliance

La Strada International: European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings: Organization

Anti-Trafficking network focused on prevention, public awareness, and intervention and advocacy for survivors.
Tags: Human Trafficking, International, Research, Policy, Legal, Victim Assistance

Lauren's Kids

Organization working to prevent sexual abuse through education and awareness, and to help survivors heal with guidance and support. Includes prevention workshops and curricula for parents, children, and youth-serving organizations and trainings for caregivers of children who have been abused.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Trauma Informed Care, Professionals, Advocacy, Speakers, Safer Smarter Kids

Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: Organization

Scientific organization dedicated to providing professionals and lay persons with current research affecting public health and safety
Tags: Legal, Law, Policy, Conferences

Legal Aid Programs (Legal Services Corporation)

Search resource for locating local legal aid programs
Tags: Custody, Domestic Violence, Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Family Law, Lawyers, Legal Referrals, Victim Assistance

Linea De Ayuda En Vivo Para Las Víctimas Del Asalto Sexual Y Sus Familias Y Amigos (RAINN)

RAINN's online Spanish resources and confidential Spanish peer-support helpline. La Sala de Ayuda, a group chatroom, is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7pm - 9pm (ET). 24/7 help available by calling: 1.800.656.HOPE or 1.800.656.4673.
Tags: Adult, Assault, Bilingual, Crisis, Chatgroup, Chat, Helpline, Family, Friend, Sexual, Survivor, RAINN, La Sala de Ayuda, Linea de ayuda en vivo para las víctimas del asalto sexual y sus familias y amigos

Making Daughters Safe Again

Online community and information resource for survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Self-Help, Support Group, Female Sex Offenders, Therapy, Workshops, Retreat

Male Survivors of Abuse (A Men's Project)

A list of web-based resources for men who are survivors of child sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Male Survivor, Support Group, Therapy, Recovery

MaleSurvivor: Organization

Support, treatment, and advocacy for male survivors of abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Parents, Professionals, Therapy, Workshops, Trainings, Self-Help, Support Groups

Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

Fact sheet summarizing state laws regarding mandated reporting, including discussion of confidentiality and standards for reporting.
Tags: Professionals, Parents, Legal, Advocacy, Prevention, Intervention, Child Protective Services, CPS

Massachusetts Citizens for Children: Organization

State-based advocacy group promoting children's rights in Massachusetts through community education and mobilization, including the Enough Abuse campaign against child sexual abuse.
Tags: MassKids, Parents, Professionals 

Mental Health Services Locator (SAMHSA)

Resource directory to locate mental health services across the US.
Tags: Healing, Professional, Survivor, Treatment, Therapy

Mothers Against Sexual Abuse: Organization

Education and resources for survivors and their families.
Tags: Parents, Professionals, Adult Survivor, Advocacy, Legislation, MASA

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children (Circle of Moms)

An online community of parents and caregivers whose children have been sexually abused.
Tags: Support Group

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children: Organization

An online resource and support site for mothers whose child or children have been sexually abused.
Tags: Parents, Support Group, Prevention, Intervention, Child Survivor, MOSAC

National Adolescent Perpetration Network (Kempe Foundation)

Network of professionals working together to prevent children and adolescents from developing abusive and sexually harmful behaviors.
Tags: Research, Statistics, Data, Training, Conferences, Sexual Behavior Problems, University of Colorado School of Medicine 

National Association for Counsel of Children: Organization

Professional resource for attorneys involved in child welfare, juvenile justice, and custody issues.
Tags: Lawyers, Legal, Victim Assistance, Laws