This manual provides information and suggestions for congregational leaders around the issue of sex offenders in their religious community. The manual focuses on prevention through education, awareness raising, and policy development.
 
Balancing Acts: Keeping Children Safe in Congregations

This paper outlines barriers to addressing child sexual abuse on a grassroots level and presents ideas to launch public ownership of this problem.
 
Beyond Surviving: Toward a Movement to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

This report examines Indian government responses to child sexual abuse and challenges in protecting children and treating victims. It makes recommendations for government action to take on this issue.

Read the report.

This chapter from ICASA’s manual of facts and statistics on sexual violence discusses child sexual abuse.
 
By the Numbers: Child Sexual Abuse

This bookletfor parents by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) has basic informationfor parents on these topics: what is child sexual abuse?; advice on risk reduction; symptoms; and options if your child has been sexuallyabused. In Spanish. Ordering information (the PDF is free).

Two major models of prevention are commonly used in strategic planning: the Public Health Model and the Ecological Model. This bulletin examines the two models.    Browse the rest of the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Information Packet: overview, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide on programs for adults, technical assistance guide for programs for children, resource list, annotated bibliography, research brief and online special collection.

This information packet was developed for sexual violence prevention educators, advocates, and their allied partners in public health and other disciplines. The packet contains resources to support the prevention of child sexual abuse and draws from research on child sexual abuse prevention programming, child sexual abuse risk and protective factors, and the public health model of prevention. The packet includes an overview, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide on programs for adults, technical assistance guide on programs for children, resource list, annotated bibliography, research brief, literature review and an online special collection.

This expanded factsheet provides an overview of child sexual abuse prevention and offers resources and answers the following questions:

  • What is child sexual abuse?
  • How common is child sexual abuse?
  • Who are the victims of child sexual abuse?
  • Who are the perpetrators of child sexual abuse?
  • What are the warning signs that a child may be sexually abused?
  • Risk factors for the perpetration of child sexual abuse?
  • How can I reduce the risk of children being abused?

Browse the rest of the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Information Packet: overview, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide on programs for adults, technical assistance guide for programs for children, resource list, annotated bibliography, research brief and online special collection.

The purpose of this research brief is to synthesize prior research on risk and preventative factors for child sexual abuse (CSA) perpetration, while highlighting special offender populations. Browse the rest of the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Information Packet: overview, technical assistance bulletin, technical assistance guide on programs for adults, technical assistance guide for programs for children, resource list, annotated bibliography, research brief and online special collection.

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