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.

Title Description
Sex Education Resource Center (Advocates for Youth)

Resource for sex education for parents, professionals, and anyone involved in the welfare of children and teens.
Tags: Education, Healthy Development, Sexuality, Advocates for Youth

Sex Offender Registration Tips (SORT)

Tip form to notify authorities of a registered sex offender in violation complying with registration laws.
Tags: Report, Parents for Megan's Law, SORT

Sex Offender Registry Websites (FBI)

A list of offender registry websites by state provided by the FBI.
Tags: Prevention, Parenting, Community, Law, Legal

Sex or Sexual Abuse? Respect Yourself - Know the Difference (NCTSN)

Guidebook on differentiating consensual sex from sexual assault and abuse, geared toward teens. From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).
Tags: Child Survivor, Parent Resource

Sex-Specific Therapy Referrals (CMRPI)

Resource listing for treatment providers specializing in sex-specific therapy. From the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute (CMRPI).
Tags: At-Risk, Adult, Child, Offending Behavior, Sexual Problem, Treatment, Therapy

Sex-Specific Treatment (CMRPI)

Article about sex-specific treatment for children and teenagers who are exhibiting warning signs of a sexual behavior problem. From the Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute (CMRPI).
Tags: At-Risk, Parents, Prevention, Treatment

Sexaholics Anonymous: Organization

A 12-step organization for sex addicts who want to become sexually sober.
Tags: At-Risk, Offending Behavior, Self-Help, Support, Treatment

Sexual Abuse Center (Mom's Team)

A resource for parents concerning sexual safety in youth sports.
Tags: Athlete, Camp, Coach, Sexual Abuse, School, Prevention

Sexual Assault Coalition Directory (National Sexual Violence Resource Center)

A catalog of coalitions and organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual violence.
Tags: Advocate, Domestic Violence, Prevention, Professional, Legal, Survivor, Victim Assistance

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE-SART): Organization

Clinical and online coursework designed to train medical personnel and other professionals how to respond to sexual assault victims.
Tags: Criminal Justice, Doctor, Law Enforcement, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Sexual Assault Response Team, SANE, SART

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

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 Education for Physically, Emotionally and Mentally Challenged Youth

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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: Healing, Professional, Survivor, Training, Sidran Institute