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 descending Description
Pandora's Project
Parent's Guide to Internet Safety (FBI): Resource Guide

An online pamphlet highlighting safety strategies to keep children and youth safe with cyber-based media.

Parent's Guide to Internet Safety and Sexuality: Resource Guide

Youth oriented resource for safety on the internet

Parent's Sex Ed Center

Expert advice for parents to communicate accurately with their children about sexuality and sexual topics

Parental Guidance
Parenting a Child who has been Sexually Abused: A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Information to help parents of sexually abused children respond to their children in healthy parenting ways

Parenting Children Surviving Sexual Abuse: Article

Article by Michael Merrick, M.S., L.M.S.W. and Betsy Allen, M.A., L.M.S.W.

Parenting Safe Children
Parents Anonymous
Parents for Megan's Law (1.888.ASK.PFML)

Provides a 24 hr hotline, support, information and victim advocacy services to help answer questions about sex offenders and children's safety.

Parents for Megan's Law and the Crime Victims Center

Committed to providing information to victims about available support and resources, as well as accessing information about registered sex offenders.  Maintains a Helpline to answer questions about sex offender registration. 1.800.ASK. PFML (7367)

Parents of Survivor's online support: Daily Strength chat boards

Online chat board for non-offending parents and caregivers of a child who has been sexually abused. This site is not professionally managed or facilitated.

Partners of Adults Sexually Abused as Children

 Peer support for partners of adults sexually abused as children.

Partners of Sex Addicts Resource

A privately run website and coaching resource with online information for partners of adults with sex addiction. Lists national support groups.

PAVE: Promoting Awareness/Victim Empowerment

Promoting social awareness and outreach programming for survivors

Polaris Project
Preparing Children to Testify: Article
Prevent Child Abuse America
Preventing Child Maltreatment: a guide to taking action and generating evidence
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse within Youth-Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures

A guide published by the Center for Disease and Control and Prevention with information about creating safe enviroments for children and teens in youth serving institutions and organizations.

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