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
Harmful Sexual Behavior (Jonny Matthew)

Specialized resource list for help for children with sexual behavior problems. Links to workbooks, DVDs, guides, articles, and more.
Tags: Adolescent, Parents, Youth


Definition of child sexual abuse

Help In Your State (Women's Law)

Specialized resource list by state for finding shelters, legal aid, counseling, safety planning, civil courthouse locations, contact information for sheriff departments, and more for abuse victims.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Domestic Violence, Victim Assistance

Helping Children Develop Healthy Sexual Behavior and Attitudes (The Child Study Center)

Article on communicating with children and youth about healthy sexuality.
Tags: Parenting, Healthy Sexual Development, Sex Education, Prevention

Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse Through Labor (Gentle Birth)

Article talking about how to support survivors of sexual abuse through labour and delivery, and possible difficulties they may encounter.
Tags: Child Sexual Abuse, Parenting, Professionals

Homeland Security Investigations Tip Form (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

Form to report child sexual exploitation, pornography, and sex trafficking to Homeland Security.
Tags: Reporting, Intervention, Human Trafficking, Child Sexual Abuse

How Can I Protect My Child From Sexual Assault? (RAINN)

Recommendations for parents and guardians on preventing child sexual abuse through relationship-building with their children.
Tags: Caregivers, Prevention, Safety Planning, Healthy Sexuality Education, Parenting, Media

How to Choose a Counselor or Therapist (

Tips and guidelines to help choose a therapist.
Tags: Counseling, Therapy, Recovery, Treatment, Child Survivor, Adult Survivor, Sexual Behavior Problems, Adult at Risk Organization

Information on international efforts to combat human trafficking.
Tags: Prevention, Intervention, Legal, Laws, Policy, Advocacy, Professionals, Sexual Exploitation, Child Prostitution, Sex Tourism

iLook Both Ways: Organization

Provides internet safety information to the community and tools and trainings for professionals.
Tags: Online, Prevention, Advocacy, Parents, Schools, Youth-Serving Organizations, Social Media, Technology

INHOPE: International Association of Internet Hotlines: Organization

International directory of resources for reporting concerning online content.
Tags: Child Pornography, Sexual Exploitation, Sex trafficking, Sex Tourism, Tiplines, Child Sexual Abuse, Technology

Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma: Organization

Offers trainings, continuing education, and information on the prevention and treatment of domestic violence and intergenerational trauma.
Tags: Professionals, Research, Facts, Statistics, Networking, Conference, Certifications, Reports

International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders: Organization

Promotes research and treatment for adult and juvenile sex offenders and sexual abusers.
Tags: International, Research, Statistics, Facts, Conferences, Standards of Care, Sexual Behavior Problems, Continuing Education, Training

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies: Hot Peaches: Organization

Directory of abuse information in 110 languages and on abuse help agencies for every country.
Tags: International, Domestic Violence, Child Sexual Abuse, Crisis, Victim Assistance, Helplines, Hotlines, Referrals, Therapy, Counseling, Treatment

International Institute for Sex Addiction and Therapy: Organization

Professional organization offering treatment resources to individuals with sexual addiction and.
Tags: Adult at Risk, Adult Abuser, Self-help, Group Therapy, Therapy, Counseling, Support Groups, Books, Training, Certification

International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: Organization

Multidisciplinary organization utilizing research, trainings, and best practices to detect, prevent, and treat child abuse.
Tags: International, Professionals, Prevention, Advocacy, Rights of the Child, Reports, Journals, Continuing Education, Screening Tools, Data, Statistics

Internet Addiction Resource Center (Internet Behavior Consulting Company)

List of cybersex addiction, internet addiction, and related resources.
Tags: Online, Child Pornography, Technology, Adult at Risk, Adult Abuser, Offender, Treatment, Therapy, Counseling, Self-Help, Sexual Behavior Problems

Internet Behavior Consulting Company: Organization

Cybersex addiction and online sex offender resources
Tags: Child Pornography, Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment, Adult at Risk, Abuser, Intervention, Professionals, Training, Prevention, Teens, Adolescents, Young Adults

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

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