Learn About Child Sexual Abuse and Its Prevention
Sexual Abuse Safe-Child Standards in Massachusetts

By MassKids and The Enough Abuse Campaign

Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Disability: Resource Guide 2013

By the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services

The Stop Child Molestation Book

by Gene G. Abel, M.D. and Nora Harlow

Sexual Abuse in America: Epidemic of the 21st Century

by Robert Freeman-Longo and Geral T. Blanchard

Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders

by Anna C. Salter, Ph.D.

Resources for Parents
Straight Talk About Child Sexual Abuse: A Prevention Guide for Parents

By MassKids and The Enough Abuse Campaign

Straight Talk: A Prevention Guide for Parents of Children with Disabilities

By MassKids and The Enough Abuse Campaign

The Parent’s Guide to Talking About Sex: A Complete Guide to Raising a (Sexually) Safe, Smart, and Healthy Children

by Janet Rosenzweig, MS, PhD, MPA


Children’s Books
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A Kids Book About Sexual Abuse

By Evelyn Yang

Your WHOLE Body: From Your Head to Your Toes, and EVERYTHING In Between!

Written by Lizzie DeYoung Charbonneau 

Illustrated by Misha Iver

Amazing You!

by Gail Saltz, Lynne Avril Cravath

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Those Are My Private Parts

by Diane Hansen

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My Body…My Choice

by Shirley Paceley, Illustrated by Annette Russo Penhallegon

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Monty’s Day in Court

By Jessica Miles, Illustrated by Gina Dee

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I Said No! A Kid-To-Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private

By Kimberly King

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I Love You So Much That…

by Kathy Picard Illustrated by D. Louise Nicholson


Healing & Support
Just Before Dawn
Just Before Dawn: Trauma Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Victimization

By Jan Hindman

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The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

By Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

By Judith Herman


Memoirs by Survivors
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Half the House: A Memoir

By Richard Hoffman

Memory Slips: A Memoir of Music and Healing 

By Linda Katherine Cutting

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How to Bury a Boy at Sea

By Phil Goldstein

Toy Cars
Toy Cars: One Man’s Journey From Trauma to Triumph

By Nathan Spiteri


Reports
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Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth-serving Organization: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures

by the U.S. Department of Health and Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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National Plan to Prevent the Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children

By the National Coalition To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Six Pillars for Prevention
Six Pillars for Prevention

By the National Coalition To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

A Reasoned Approach: Reshaping Sex Offender Policy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

By Alisa Klein and Joan Tabachnick

Safety Program: Beyond Surviving, Toward a Movement to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

By Gillian Murphy, Ms. Foundation for Women

Case by Case: News Coverage of Child Sexual Abuse

By Berkeley Media Studies Group