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 ascending Description
Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct, and Exploitation (SESAME): Organization

Organization dedicated to public awareness and prevention to address sexual safety in educational settings.
Tags: Parents, Professional, Survivor, Sexual Abuse, Teachers, Youth, Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct, and Exploitation, SESAME

Stop Cyberbullying

Information and resources for youth and adults about cyberbullying.
Tags: Canada, International, Internet, Online, Cybercrime

Statutory Rape: A Guide to State Laws and Reporting Requirements (HHS)

A guide to state laws about age of consent, statutory rape, and reporting requirements for child abuse including additional information on reporting. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Tags: Legal, Laws, Parents, Teens, Reporting, Sexual Abuse, Survivor

State Statutes Seach (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

Searchable database of child abuse laws and policies by state.
Tags: Legal, Advocacy, Reporting, Child Protective Services, CPS, Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Statutes

State Liason Officers for Child Abuse and Neglect (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

A listing of liason officers by state.
Tags: Child Protective Services, Reporting, Welfare

State Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Numbers (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

A listing of phone numbers by state to call and report child abuse.
Tags: Reporting, Child Protective Services, CPS, Hotline, Child Welfare Information Gateway

Sparks of Hope: Organization

Provides summer camp experience and other supports to child survivors of abuse and their families. Summer camps are based in Oregon but accept children from any state. Camp applications for parents of child abuse survivors and referral forms for professionals are both available through the website.
Tags: Child Survivors, Therapy, Recreation, Healing, Recovery, Support

South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Abuse - Booklet

A booklet for parents and other non-offending caregivers of children who have been sexually abused on caring for themselves and the family.
Tags: Adolescent, Australia, International, Survivor, Youth

Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH): Organization

Counseling referrals for sexual behavior concerns or online sexual behavior problems. Trainings also offered for professionals.
Tags: At-Risk, Abuser, Offending Behavior, Support, Sex Addiction Problems, Treatment, Therapy

Sidran Institute: Organization

A resource for healing the various psychological and emotional effects of trauma to survivors and their loved ones, including treatment, support, recovery, and self-help.
Tags: Family, Friends, Healing, Professional, Survivor, Spouses, Training, Sidran Institute

Sibling Abuse Survivors' Information and Advocacy Network (SASIAN): Organization

Information, including parent guide to address questions regarding sibling sexual abuse.
Tags: Advocacy, Child Survivor, Incest, Professional, SASIAN

Shared Hope: Organization

An organization trying to eradicate sex trafficking by through awareness, prevention, treatment, and training.
Tags: Abuse, Advocacy, Child Survivor, International, Legal, Professional, Shared Hope

Sexuality Resource Center for Parents: Organization

Organization with articles and information on healthy sexuality for parents of both disabled and non-disabled children.
Tags: Body Boundaries, Caregiver, Development, Education, Intellectual Disability, Sexuality Resource Center for Parents, SRCP

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

Information about sexuality for adults and youth.
Tags: Children, Teens, Development, Education, Parents, SIECUS

Sexual Violence Research Initiative

This page provides links information about child sexual abuse as well as the effects of sexual violence against women on their children.
Tags: Advocacy, Facts, International, Prevention, Research, Statistics

Sexual Recovery Institute: Organization

Information, resources, and treatment for adults with sex and pornography addiction.
Tags: At-Risk, Helpline, Therapy, Sexual Offending Behavior, Support, Sexual Recovery Institute

Sexual Harassment National Hotlines and Resources (Feminist Majority Foundation)

List of resources and reporting hotlines for sexual harassment.
Tags: Legal, Law, Helplines, Crisis, Adult Survivor, Advocacy, Professionals

Sexual Education for Physically, Emotionally and Mentally Challenged Youth (Advocates for Youth)

Article about how to teach sex education to youth with disabilities.
Tags: Healthy Development, Parenting, Professional, Advocates for Youth

Sexual Development and Behavior In Children (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

Facts and information about children's sexual behaviors and development, including what to expect and how to talk to youth about important issues.
Tags: Parenting, Education, National Child Traumatic Stress Network, NCTSN

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous: Organization

An organization for people with sexual addiction problems, with 12-step recovery options and support.
Tags: At-Risk, Offending Behavior, Self-Help, Treatment