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.
|Understanding the Sexual Behavior of Children: Part Two||
Part two of an article by Toni Cavanagh Johnson, PhD, about the sexual behavior of children and youth.
|Understanding the Sexual Behavior of Children: Part One||
Part one of an article by Toni Cavanagh Johnson, PhD, about the sexual behaviors of children and youth.
|Understanding Juvenile and Family Court||
Information about the family court process.
|Understanding Children's Sexual Behaviors: Guidebooks (Spanish)||
Guidebooks on healthy sexuality development by Toni Cavanaugh Johnson, PhD., an expert in children's sexual behaviors.
|Understanding Children's Sexual Behaviors: Guidebooks||
Guidebooks on healthy sexuality development by Toni Cavanaugh Johnson, PhD, an expert in children's sexual behaviors.
|Trevor Project Lifeline (1.866.488.7386)||
Provides 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 13-24.
|Treatment Referrals (ATSA)||
Referrals for treatment for adults or youth who have sexually offended.
|Training Center: NEARI||
Free trainings for professionals and families who care for children and adolescents with various emotional, intellectual, and trauma-based challenges. Formats include webinars, online workshops, and classroom training.
|Training and Resources for Professionals||
Training opportunities for professionals via The Kempe Center.
|Towards a Better Understanding of Children's Sexual Behavior||
Article about understanding the sexual behaviors of children and adolescents.
|There's No Place Like Home...For Sex Education||
Sexual development information that is age-specific, offered in English and Spanish.
|The Role of Law Enforcement in the Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: Fact and Information Page||
This manual provides the basis for involvement that law enforcement has in responding to child abuse and neglect.
|The Role of Educators in Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect: Fact and Information Page||
This manual provides the basis for the involvement that teachers, counselors, and other school personnel have in helping combat the problem of child abuse and neglect.
|The Investigation Process (The Mama Bear Effect)||
A breakdown of the processs in the investigation of child sexual abuse.
|The Internet and Children - What's the Problem?||
Information about how to keep children safe on the internet.
|The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21 (The Good Men Project)||
Blog post listing action items and teaching tools for parents and educators to help minimize rape and sexual assault by teaching consent, empathy, and empowerment.
|The Expected and the Dysfunctional: Dealing With Child-to-Child Sexual Behavior: Article||
An article about early childhood development and healthy sexuality, development, and sexual behaviors in young children.
|The Abel and Harlow Child Molestation Study||
Summary of the perpetrator and child sexual abuse study.
|That's Not Cool||
An online interactive site for youth on using technology wisely.
|Talking to Your Child About Sex||
Article with tips about talking with children about sex.