Let’s Talk About Prevention Resources – Preventing Child Sexual Abuse


Thank you for viewing the LET’S TALK ABOUT PREVENTION online learning session: Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Variety of Strategies featuring Dr. David Finkelhor, PhD. Below, you will find additional resources you may find helpful:

Session Resources

Dr. Finkelhor Publications:

For more information and a complete list of publications and resources, visit the Crimes Against Children Research Center.


For additional training, you may also complete the MBF online training – Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse – at no cost HERE.


We also encourage you to visit www.Prevent360.org to learn more about Prevent 360°, an initiative with our partner, Darkness to Light, to better protect children using both adult-focused and child-focused prevention education programs.



MBF Resources

Safety Brief: Child Maltreatment

MBF Safety Brief: Discussing Sensitive Topics with your Child

MBF Online Trainings and Resources

MBF Prevention Education Programs Overview

Funding Assistance Guide

Safety Brief: Partnering with Schools

Additional resources can be found at https://mbfpreventioneducation.org/resources/.



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