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.
|Internet Safety for Kids (Common Sense Media)||
FAQs about online safety answered for parents of children of all ages.
|Internet Behavior Consulting Company: Organization||
Cybersex addiction and online sex offender resources
|Internet Addiction Resource Center (Internet Behavior Consulting Company)||
List of cybersex addiction, internet addiction, and related resources.
|International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: Organization||
Multidisciplinary organization utilizing research, trainings, and best practices to detect, prevent, and treat child abuse.
|International Institute for Sex Addiction and Therapy: Organization||
Professional organization offering treatment resources to individuals with sexual addiction and.
|International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies: Hot Peaches: Organization||
Directory of abuse information in 110 languages and on abuse help agencies for every country.
|International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders: Organization||
Promotes research and treatment for adult and juvenile sex offenders and sexual abusers.
|Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma: Organization||
Offers trainings, continuing education, and information on the prevention and treatment of domestic violence and intergenerational trauma.
|INHOPE: International Association of Internet Hotlines: Organization||
International directory of resources for reporting concerning online content.
|iLook Both Ways: Organization||
Provides internet safety information to the community and tools and trainings for professionals.
Information on international efforts to combat human trafficking.
|How to Understand Your Partner's (Or Your Own) Sexual Abuse History||
Article by clinicial psychologist Samantha Rodman, PhD, for adult survivors and partners of survivors of child sexual abuse. Includes actions partners can take to show support and build trust. Some language may be triggering for some survivors.
|How to Choose a Counselor or Therapist (GoodTherapy.org)||
Tips and guidelines to help choose a therapist.
|How Can I Protect My Child From Sexual Assault? (RAINN)||
Recommendations for parents and guardians on preventing child sexual abuse through relationship-building with their children.
|Homeland Security Investigations Tip Form (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)||
Form to report child sexual exploitation, pornography, and sex trafficking to Homeland Security.
|Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse Through Labor (Gentle Birth)||
Article talking about how to support survivors of sexual abuse through labour and delivery, and possible difficulties they may encounter.
|Helping Children Develop Healthy Sexual Behavior and Attitudes (The Child Study Center)||
Article on communicating with children and youth about healthy sexuality.
|Help In Your State (Women's Law)||
Specialized resource list by state for finding shelters, legal aid, counseling, safety planning, civil courthouse locations, contact information for sheriff departments, and more for abuse victims.
|Hear No Evil, See No Evil: Understanding Failure to Identify and Report Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Contexts (Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse)||
Research report on failure to report in schools and youth serving organizations, challenges, and potential best practices.
Definition of child sexual abuse