Child Sexual Abuse Resources

American Humane Society, Children’s Division, 800-227-4645;www.amerhumane.org. Provides answers to general questions about child sexual abuse.

Mothers Against Sexual Abuse, 704-895-0489; www.againstsexualabuse.org. Provides educational programs for teachers, caregivers and professionals for the detection and prevention of child sexual abuse.

The National Children’s Advocacy Center, 256-533-0531; www.ncac-hsv.org. Nonprofit organization offering prevention, intervention and treatment services to physically and sexually abused children and their families. Has publications available for parents.

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1-800-FYI-3366; www.calib.com/nccanch. Offers information on the latest research and statistics related to child abuse.

Prevent Child Abuse America, 312-663-3520; www.preventchildabuse.org. This nonprofit organization has 40 chapters in 38 states and the District of Columbia. It offers information and assistance on child-abuse related topics.

STOP IT NOW!, 413-268-3069; toll-free Helpline: 888-PREVENT; www.stopitnow.com. This nonprofit organization offers tips on recognizing, confronting or preventing child sexual abuse.

See also:

A Destruction of Trust (main article)

Warning Signs

What’s Play, What’s Not

From United Parenting Publications, August 2002

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