The following list includes many of the sex offender treatment and policy think tanks that provide the latest online research on preventing sexual abuse perpetuation.
National Criminal Justice Reference Services – The National Criminal Justice Reference Services (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
New England Adolescent Research Institute (NEARI Press) – NEARI is nationally recognized for bringing professionals and families the practical, helpful, and cutting edge information they need to care for at-risk children, youth, and adults.
Prevention Project Dunkelfeld – The overall goal of the Prevention Network “Kein Täter werden” is the prevention of sexual offending against children and early adolescents. This is to be achieved by a comprehensive establishment of qualified outpatient preventative therapy options for people from the dark field who feel themselves drawn sexually to children and/or early adolescents.
Safer Society – Safer Society Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit umbrella organization consisting of the Safer Society Press and the recently formed Fay Honey Knopp Institute. The mission of the Safer Society Press is to help build a society safe from sexual abuse and personal violence. The mission of the Fay Honey Knopp Institute is to minimize the harmful impact of parental incarceration on American children and families.
StopItNow! – StopItNow! is a non-profit whose mission is to have the sexual abuse of children recognized as a preventable public health problem, to make helping adults take responsibility to prevent and stop sexual abuse of children a main focus of prevention, and to create effective programs based on these principles.
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers is an international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse. Through research, education, and shared learning ATSA promotes evidence based practice, public policy and community strategies that lead to the effective assessment, treatment and management of individuals who have sexually abused or are at risk to abuse.
The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders. CSOM provides online access to brief research articles for those who work with sex offenders.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention – The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds justice-involved youth appropriately accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.
Virtuous Pedophiles – This website is intended to reduce the stigma attached to pedophilia by letting people know that a substantial number of pedophiles DO NOT molest children, and to provide peer support and information about available resources to help virtuous pedophiles remain law-abiding, and lead happy, productive lives.