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Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

While we can and should teach children about personal safety and appropriate boundaries, adults are responsible for keeping them safe from sexual predators.

Knowing the facts about sexual abuse can help you to keep your children safe.

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - For Parents

A Guide For Parents & Caregivers (VT Dept for Children and Families)
Do Children Sexually Abuse Other Children?  (Stop It Now)
Let's Talk: Speaking Up To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse (Stop It Now)
Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: Facts About Abuse & How to Prevent It (Stop It Now)

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - Youth-Serving Organizations

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations (CDC)
Technical Assistance Resource Guide for school communities K-12 (VT Agency of Education)

Human Trafficking

Child and Youth Sex Trafficking: Raising Awareness & FSD’s Response (DCF-FSD)
Human Trafficking:
Protecting Our Youth (Children's Bureau)

Sex Trafficking of Minors (DCF-FSD)
Ten Ways Parents Can Prevent & Identify Human Trafficking

Support & Advocacy Services

Children’s Advocacy Centers/Special Investigation Units
Stop It Now's Online Help Center
Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services
Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence


Prevent Child Abuse Vermont Trainings

CHILD ABUSE: 1-800-649-5285
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: 1-800-228-7395
SEXUAL VIOLENCE: 1-800-489-7273
PARENT HELPLINE:1-800-244-5373
TEEN DATING: 1-866-331-9474