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
Creating a Safe Place for Children and Youth in Communities of Faith (Gundersen, JWRC)

Suggested policies and practices for faith-based communities to design safe environments
Tags: Church, Congregation, Prevention, Advocacy, Ministry, Temple, Gundersen, JWRC

Creating Safer Environments for Children (Commit To Kids)

Resources and tools for creating safe and abuse free enviroments for parents and organizations. French available.
Tags: Prevention, Child Sexual Abuse, Schools, Youth Groups, Organizations, Youth Sports, Canada, International, Commit To Kids, Canadian Centre for Child Protection

Crime Victim Assistance Directory: National Center for Victims of Crime

Directory of available local victim assistance resources, including legal, financial and emotional aid. Also includes an attorney referral line.
Tags: Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Attorney, Counseling, Treatment, Recovery, Child Sexual Abuse

Crime Victim Services Directory: Office for Victims of Crime

 Directory of resources for victims of crime including legal, financial and emotional assistance. Includes glossary of terms.
Tags: Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Counseling, Treatment, Recovery, Child Sexual Abuse, Adult Survivor, Child Survivor

Crimes Against Children Research Center

Provides research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners about the nature and impact of crimes against children.
Tags: Professionals, Child Sexual Abuse, Bullying, Sex Trafficking, Prevention, Child Advocacy Centers, CCRC

Crisis Centers Directory (RAINN)

Directory of organizations and crisis centers serving survivors of sexual violence.
Tags: Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Hotline, Referral, Victim Assistance, Therapy, Counseling, Advocacy, Support Group, Legal, Reporting, Medical, Child Sexual Abuse


Online confidential support and help to address own child pornography viewing.
Tags: Professionals, Abuser, Sex Offender, Practitioner, Treatment, Therapy, Intervention, Internet Safety

Custody Cases: Protecting your Child from Sexual Abuse: Article

Information and guidance for parents in custody cases involving sexual abuse, written by Atty. Arlaine Rockey
Tags: Legal, Child Survivor, Court, Trial, Parents, Divorce

Cybersex Unhooked: A Workbook for Breaking Free from Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior

A workbook for those struggling with compulsive online sexual behaviors.
Tags: Internet Safety, Abuser, Sex Offender, Professionals, Child Pornography, Sex Addiction, Self-Help, Therapy, Treatment

Website with information and resources for individuals with cybersexual addictions and their loved ones.
Tags: Internet Safety, Compulsive Online Sexual Behaviors, Abuser, Sex Offender, Child Pornography, Sex Addiction, Self-Help, Therapy, Treatment, Books, Articles, Sexual Recovery Institute, SRI

Cybertip!ca: Canada's National Tipline

Canada's national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. Also includes resources for internet safety for parents, youth, and schools.
Tags: Reporting, Child Pornography, Sex Trafficking, Prevention, Research, Hotline, Child Sexual Abuse, Social Media, Sexting, Social Media, International, Children, Teens, Teenager

CyberTipline (1.800.843.5678)

National reporting hotline for internet safety.
Tags: Child Pornography, Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, Sex Trafficking, Sex Tourism, Tipline, Reporting, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, NCMEC

Darkness to Light

Organization empowering adults through prevention, awareness, and education to end child sexual abuse.
Tags: Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Parents, Professionals, Advocacy, Training, Community, Communities, Darkness to Light, D2L

Deaf Hope: Organization

Provides services to Deaf survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Also provides training to professionals on working with the Deaf community.
Tags: Prevention, Parents, Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Community Education, Advocacy, Disability

Dental Tips for Survivors (Sidran Institute)

Information and coping strategies for adult survivors with stress or trauma triggered by dentist appointments.
Tags: Recovery, Self-Help

Differences between a Child Molester and a Pedophile (Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute)

Information page describing different categories of sexual abusers.
Tags: Research, Statistics, Facts, Diagnosis, Adult at Risk, Sexual Behavior Problems, Prevention, Offender, CMRPI

Disability and Abuse Project: Organization

Education, advocacy and policy project to prevent the abuse of individuals with disabilities.
Tags: Professionals, Parents, Research, Facts and Statistics, Prevention, Disability, Training

Domestic Violence Pro Bono Guide (American Bar Association)

National directory of organizations accepting volunteers to provide free legal services to survivors of domestic abuse.
Tags: Legal, Lawyers, ABA 

Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website: Organization

Includes National Sex Offender search and connection to state Public Registry sites.
Tags: Prevention, Parenting, Community, Department of Justice, Law, Legal

ECPAT International: Organization

Global network coordinating research, advocacy, and action to combat the sexual exploitation of children.
Tags: Child Pornography, Child Prostition, Sex Trafficking, Sex Tourism, International, Policy, Law Enforcement, Training, Reporting