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.
|Safe to Compete: An Introduction to Sound Practices in Keeping Children Safer to Youth Serving Organizations (NCMEC)||
Booklet with guidance, tips, and resources for making youth serving environments safer.
|Safe Place: Organization||
Information and help for teens dealing with difficult or crisis situations. If you’re in a crisis, text the word SAFE and your current location (address/city/state) to 69866.
|Resource Guide on Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports||
Resource list of general information and sample policies for preventing abuse in youth sports organizations.
|Religious Institute: Organization||
Faith based sexuality education materials.
|Reform Sex Offender Laws (RSOL): Organization||
Organization that envisisions effective, fact-based sexual offense laws and policies which promote public safety, safeguard civil liberties, and offer holistic prevention, healing, and restoration.
|Reducing Children's Vulnerbility to Sexual Abuse (The Advocacy Center)||
An article speaking to parents and caregivers about how to talk to children about their bodies to prevent child sexual abuse.
|Recovery and Support for Adult Survivors and Their Families (CMRPI)||
Book list on healing and recovery for adults sexually abused as children.
|Recidivism of Sex Offenders (CSOM)||
Information about how often sex offenders re-offend.
|Reading Resources (CMRPI)||
Books, literature, and web-based resources on child sexual abuse.
|Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): Organization||
The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. Confidential National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.800.656.HOPE or 1.800.656.4673
|Ramifications of Educator's Sexual Misconduct||
Training on educating others of the ramifications of educator misconduct.
|RAINN Online Hotline||
A direct link to RAINN's online hotline, which is live, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual violence, or their allies. Available 24/7.
Publications by the Center of Sex Offender Management.
|Protecting Children from Sexual Overstimulation (Lucy Daniel's Institute)||
An article for parents and caregivers about how to protect children from overstimulation.
|Promoting Awareness/Victim Empowerment (PAVE): Organization||
Promoting social awareness and outreach programming for survivors of sexual abuse.
|Preventing Child Sexual Abuse within Youth-Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures (CDC)||
A guide published by the Center for Disease and Control and Prevention with information about creating safe enviroments for children and teens in youth serving institutions and organizations.
|Preventing Child Maltreatment: A Guide to Taking Action and Generating Evidence (WHO)||
A comprehensive guide for law enforcement, social workers, medical personnel, and other professionals on how to define, prevent, and detect child abuse, and how to provide resources to victims and their families.
|Preventing Abuse: Research and Resources (NSPCC)||
Research and resources: child protection safeguarding information, advice, and research.
|Prevent Child Abuse America: Organization||
An organization for the prevention of child abuse.
|Preparing Children to Testify (Hawaii.gov)||
An article for parents and caregivers about how to prepare your child to testify in a courtroom.