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 ascending Description
Mothers Against Sexual Abuse

Education and resources for survivors and their families

Massachusetts Citizens for Children
Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect: Summary of State Laws
Male Survivors of Abuse (A Men's Project)

A list of web-based resources for men who are survivors of child sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Male Survivor, Support Group, Therapy, Recovery

Male Survivor: Support, Treatment, and Advocacy

Support, treatment, and advocacy for male survivors of abuse.

Making Daughters Safe Again
Legal Services Corporation: Legal Aid Programs

Search resource for locating local legal aid programs

Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

Scientific organization dedicated to providing professionals and lay persons with current research affecting public health and safety

La Strada International: European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings: Organization

Anti-Trafficking network focused on prevention, public awareness, and intervention and advocacy for survivors.
Tags: Human Trafficking, International, Research, Policy, Legal, Victim Assistance

KINSA: Organization

Provides training to address online child pornography concerns.
Tags: Child Pornography, Prevention, Advocacy, Policy, International, Kids' Internet Safety Alliance

Kids Help Phone: Canada (1.800.668.6868): Organization

Phone and web counseling and self-help information for youth age 20 and under.
Tags: Hotline, Helpline, Crisis, Teens, Adolescents, Healthy Sexual Development, Sex Education, Abuse, Bullying, Dating, International

Kid and Teen Safe: An Abuse Prevention Program for Youth with Disabilities (National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women)

Program guide for the replication of a school-based physical and sexual abuse prevention program for youth and parents of youth with disabilities.
Tags: Professionals, Parents, Disability, Sex Education, Healthy Sexuality Development, SafePlace, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Kempe Foundation for Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: Organization

Provides research on the effects of child abuse and neglect, and outreach and training nationally and internationally.
Tags: Professionals, Advocacy, Publications, Reports, Professional Development, Consultation

Keeping Your Children Safe (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Outlines ways to re-establish safety in the home after a child has been sexually abused by a parent.
Tags: Intervention, Child Survivor, Safety Planning, Adult Abuser, Offender

Keeping Kids Safe Ministries

Information and resources to help faith-based communities build safety in their environment, including consultations and training to work with sex offenders in the community.
Tags: Church, Abuser, Congregation, Temple, Religious, Training, Prevention, Advocacy

Justice for Children: Organization

Offers information, guidance and assistance to adults who are trying to keep the child safe in the child protection system.  Offers a  Pro Bono Legal program for free legal help when it appears that a court or agency will return a child to an abusive situation. 
Tags: Victim Assistance, Advocacy, Parents, Lawyers, Custody, CPS, Child Protective Services, Visitation

Joyful Heart Foundation: Organization

Provides information and support for survivors, professionals, and the community through Healing & Wellness, Education & Awareness, and Policy & Advocacy programs.
Tags: Prevention, Treatment, Recovery, Support Group, Retreat, Adult Survivor, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse

Jewish Survivors of Sexual Violence Speak Out: Organization

Blog for Jewish survivors of sexual abuse.
Tags: Adult Survivor, Child Survivor, Faith-based, Reporting

Jacob Wetterling Resource Center: Organization

Provides information about online and in-person safety for parents, children, and professionals. Includes Spanish-language resource list.
Tags: Prevention, Advocacy, Training, Intervention, Internet Safety, Community, Clergy, Faith Communities, Teachers, Kids, Teens

It’s So Amazing: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families (Robie H. Harris)

A picture book about sexual health written for children ages seven and up.
Tags: Parents, Kids, Sex Education, Prevention, Healthy Sexual Development

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