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
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

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

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

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

KINSA: Organization

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

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

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

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

Keeping Your Children Safe (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Outlines ways to re-establish safety in the home after a child has been sexually abused by a parent.
Tags: Intervention, Child Survivor, Safety Planning, Adult Abuser, Offender

Keeping Kids Safe Ministries (Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association)

Information and resources to help faith-based communities build safety in their environment, including consultations and training to work with sex offenders in the community.
Tags: Church, Abuser, Congregation, Temple, Religious, Training, Prevention, Advocacy, CMCA

Justice for Children: Organization

Offers information, guidance and assistance to adults who are trying to keep the child safe in the child protection system.  Offers a  Pro Bono Legal program for free legal help when it appears that a court or agency will return a child to an abusive situation. 
Tags: Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Parents, Lawyers, Custody, CPS, Child Protective Services, Visitation

Joyful Heart Foundation: Organization

Provides information and support for survivors, professionals, and the community through Healing & Wellness, Education & Awareness, and Policy & Advocacy programs.
Tags: Prevention, Treatment, Recovery, Support Group, Retreat, Adult Survivor, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse

Jewish Survivors of Sexual Violence Speak Out: Organization

Blog for Jewish survivors of sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Faith-based, Reporting

Jacob Wetterling Resource Center: Organization

Provides information about online and in-person safety for parents, children, and professionals. Includes Spanish-language resource list.
Tags: Prevention, Advocacy, Training, Intervention, Internet Safety, Community, Clergy, Faith Communities, Teachers, Kids, Teens

It’s So Amazing: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families (Robie H. Harris)

A picture book about sexual health written for children ages seven and up.
Tags: Parents, Kids, Sex Education, Prevention, Healthy Sexual Development

It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex and Sexual Health (Robie H. Harris)

An illustrated book written for kids and teens ages ten and up.
Tags: Parents, Children, Kids, Teenagers, Sex Education, Prevention, Healthy Sexual Development

It's Not the Stork! A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families, and Friends (Robie H. Harris)

A picture book written especially for four, five, and six year olds about healthy sexuality.
Tags: Parents, Children, Kids, Sex Education, Prevention, Healthy Sexual Development

isurvive: Organization

An online forum and support resource for survivors learning to thrive
Tags: Recovery, Self-Help, Support Group, Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Parents

Internet Safety Strategies (Crimes Against Children Research Center)

Resource for parents to help children stay safe on the internet.
Tags: Prevention, Online, Professionals, Reports, Facts, Statistics, Articles, Sexting, Kids, Teenagers, Child Pornography

Internet Safety for Kids (Common Sense Media)

FAQs about online safety answered for parents of children of all ages.
Tags: Privacy, Prevention, Tweens, Teenagers, Technology, Social Media, Phones, Smartphones