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
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

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

ECPAT: UK: Organization

Organization for the prevention of child sexual exploitation and trafficking in the UK.
Tags: Sex Tourism, Advocacy, Law, Policy, Research, Child Survivor, Professionals, International

ECPAT: USA: Organization

Organization for the prevention of child sexual exploitation in the US.
Tags: Prevention, Sex Trafficking, Sex Tourism, Advocacy, Law, Policy, Professionals, Education, Training, Research, Statistics

Facts About Homosexuality and Child Molestation (Sexual Orientation: Science, Education, and Policy)

Information by Dr. Herek, Ph.D. about stereotypes of gay men as sexual abusers.
Tags: Research, Statistics, Facts, Professionals

Faith Trust Institute: Organization

Multifaith, multicultural training and education organization for the prevention of child sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Tags: Religious, Spiritual, Interfaith, Clergy, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Advocacy, Sex Trafficking, Professionals, Community

Family Online Safety Institute: Organization

Organization focusing on internet safety through good digital parenting and public policy.
Tags: Prevention, Technology, Social Media, Online, Sexting, Professionals, Research, International

Female Sex Offenders (CSOM)

Policy and practice brief about female sex offenders.
Tags: Article, Professionals, Research, Statistics, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Registry, Center for Sex Offender Management

Female Sex Offenders: Organization

Blog focusing on female sex offenders, and survivors of female-perpetrated sexual abuse.
Tags: Research, Facts, Statistics, Adult Survivor, Adult Abuser

Fifteen Ways to Help Children Like Themselves: Article

A list of ways to build children's self-esteem and help make them less vulnerable to abuse.
Tags: Parents, Parenting Guidelines and Resources, Prevention and Advocacy

Find a Lawyer (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

Criminal attorney search feature
Tags: Offender, Legal, Laws, Referrals

Find a Sex Therapist & Sex Addiction Specialist (IITAP)

Search tool for finding sex addiction specialists.
Tags: Therapy, Counseling, Treatment, Sexual Behavior Problem, Adult at Risk, Abuser, Offender, International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals

Find a Therapist (Psychology Today)

Searchable database of therapists, group therapy, and treatment centers in the US and Canada
Tags: Recovery, Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Sexual Behavior Problems, Parents, Adult at risk, Offender, Counseling, Support, Psychology Today

Finding a Therapist - Resource Directory (MaleSurvivor)

Searchable database of professionals offering services to male survivors of sexual abuse in the US and internationally.
Tags: Recovery, Adult Survivor, Therapy, Counseling, Treatment, Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain, Israel, South Africa

Finding Therapy (Mental Health America)

Resource guide to referral sources including individual and community-based services, crisis hotlines, and professional organizations.
Tags: Therapy, Counseling, Recovery, Treatment, Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Parents, Sexual Behavior Problems, Adult at Risk (American Bar Association)

Consumers' guide to legal help. Includes lawyer referrals and pro bono resources listed by state.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Parents, Offender, Court, ABA