Child Abuse Awareness: Helpful Websites


Helpful Websites for Understanding Child Sexual Abuse:

Video - It’s Not Just Jenna: This 20 min. video portraits a true story of Jenna Quinn and her family’s courageous story of sexual abuse and survival. May be purchased at the website or borrowed from Safe Church Ministry (please contact us for information)

Video - The Parents Protect! Child Sexual Abuse Video Learning ProgrammeThis 30 min. informational video is a product of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation in the United Kingdom and is made available free of charge. Other resources are also available from the Parents Protect website. One of the oldest and largest agencies in the U.S. focused on the prevention of, and appropriate interventions in response to, child abuse and neglect.

Darkness to Light: Darkness to Light is an organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse through training and resources for adults. The website has a range of helpful resources.

Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment: G.R.A.C.E is dedicated to preparing churches to prevent and respond to abuse in a godly way, with a particular focus on sexual abuse. The website is extremely helpful, with resources for prevention training and policies, response protocols for allegations of abuse, and a thorough resource section.

The Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal and the U.S. Child Welfare Information Gateway hold a wealth of information regarding child sexual abuse, including when and how to report suspected abuse

One in Six is dedicated to the healing of adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, an often overlooked problem that affects at least 1 in 6 males. It also includes resources for professionals and the families of survivors. 

Safe Sanctuaries is a website of the United Methodist Church dedicated to making congregations safe places where children, youth, and elders may experience the abiding love of God and fellowship within the community of faith.

StopItNow: An organization dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse, StopItNow provides succinct and helpful resources to understand and prevent child sexual abuse.

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