Footnote References

The following references are provided and apply to the statistics cited in our Power of Prevention Guide Book. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1.800.755.KIDS.


1 Saratoga Center for Family. “Resources, Myths and Facts of Child Sexual Abuse” (2014). 19 March 2014.

2 Tennessee Children’s Advocacy Centers. “Child Abuse Information, How Do I Know” (2012). 19 March 2014.

3 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families. “Child Maltreatment 2006” (31 December 2006). 19 March 2014.

4 Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. “Bureau of Justice Statistics: Child Victimizers: Violent Offenders and Their Victims. No. 01-1231” (2001). 19 March 2014.

5 Child Safe of Central Missouri. “Additional Facts about the dynamics of child sexual abuse, Who is at risk for sexual abuse?” (2014). 19 March 2014.

6 U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.” Bureau of Justice Statistics: Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement: Victim, Incident, and Offender Characteristics NCJ 182990” (July 2000). 19 March 2014.

7 Briere, J., Eliot, D.M. “Prevalence and Psychological Sequence of Self-Reported Childhood Physical and Sexual Abuse in General Population: Child Abuse and Neglect” (October 27 2003). 19 March 2014.

8 Finkelhor, David, Mitchell, Kimberly J., and Janis Wolak. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: “Crimes Against Children Research Center. Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation’s Youth” (June 2000). 19 March 2014.

9 Abel, Gene G. and Nora Harlow. “The Stop Child Molestation Book” Xlibris, 2001. Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute (2007). 19 March 2014. 

10 Andi Taroli MD, The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law Publications and Resources, Penn State Hershey Center for the Protection of Children. “Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation” (2013) 18 March 2014.

11 Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault. “Child Sexual Abuse chapter from By the Numbers manual” (2007). 10 March 2014.

12 Dr. Michael Welner. Harpo Productions, OPRAH “Child Sexual Abuse: 6 Stages of Grooming” (2014) 18 March 2014.

13 Gregory M. Weber. The Zero - The Official Website of Andrew Vachss, “ Grooming Children for Sexual Molestation”(2014). 18 March 2014.

14 RAINN. “Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse” (2009). 19 March 2014.

15 Dr. Carol Boulware, MFT, Ph.D. “Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse” (2006). 19 March 2014.

16 U.S. Department of Justice. “U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement” (2000). 19 March 2014.

17 U.S. Department of Justice: Office of Justice Programs: National Institute of Justice. “Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Rape Victimization: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey” (2006). 19 March 2014.

18 The Children’s Assessment Center of Houston. Child Sexual Abuse Resources, Understand the Risk Factors, “Are there certain factors that make a child more vulnerable to child sexual abuse?” (2014). 18 March 2014

19 American Humane Association. “What Should You Look for If You Suspect Sexual Abuse?” fact sheet. (2007). 19 March 2014.

20 Child Welfare Information Gateway, Children’s Bureau.“Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms.“ (April 2006). 19 March 2014.

21 Center for Disease Control and Prevention. “ Injury Prevention & Control: Sexual Violence: Consequences.” (2 January 2014). 19 March 2014.

22 Dominguez, R.Z., Nelke, C.F. and Perry, B.D. “Child Sexual Abuse. Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. Vol. 1.” Ed. David Levinson. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks (2002). 19 March 2014.

23 Child Welfare Information Gateway. “Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect” (August 2012). 19 March 2014 

24 National Conference of State Legislatures. “States’ Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws: Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting State Statute Overview” (2012). 19 March 2014.

25 U.S. Constitution Online. “Amendment 6 - Right to Speedy Trial, Confrontation of Witnesses” (2014). 19 March 2014