Understanding the victim's plight,
and the darkness of abuse.
Child sexual abuse
An article about Child Sexual Abuse, it's effects, and a lot of references to additional material.
Understanding Child Sexual Abuse
"Education, Prevention, and Recovery" from the American Psychological Association
Excerpts taken from the book, Sex in the Forbidden Zone , by Peter Rutter, M.D.
"When Men In Power - Teachers, Clergy, Doctors, Therapists, and Others - Betray Women's Trust"
and the psychology of abuse.
Interview with Frederick S. Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.
When a Pastor Turns Seducer
An article from Newsweek, September 11, 1989 by Kenneth L. Woodward with Patricia King.
Understanding ... responding.
There are no traffic jams on the second mile.
Responding To Child Sexual Abuse
From The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect from the US Government Child Welfare Information Gateway.
The Education/Training section here, these are sites offering formal CSA awarness training some of us have found helpful.
The Help/Support section here, these are sites though which professional help may be found.
US Government websites.
There is a lot of educational and legal material on these sites.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
"Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families."
US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
There is a lot of statistical information here.
Articles on Wikipedia.
An article about Pedophilia.