CHILD SEXUAL ABUSERS

RESOURCES FOR AND ABOUT ABUSERS

Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM)

CSOM's primary goal is to enhance public safety by preventing further victimization through improving the management of sex offenders in the community.

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSER BEHAVIORS

Have you ever watched someone interacting with a child and felt that something wasn't right? Maybe you thought, "I'm just over-reacting," or, "He doesn't really mean that." Don't ignore your gut feelings or excuse inappropriate behavior. Trust your inner voice. Question what you have seen.   Someone may be potential chid sexual abuser if he/she:

WHO SEXUALLY ABUSES CHILDREN?

Top 5 Child Sexual Abusers in Pennsylvania*:

  1. Babysitters
  2. Fathers
  3. Brothers and Sisters
  4. Parent's boyfriend/girlfriend
  5. Other household member

NOTE: Sexual abuse committed by "strangers" was less than 1%)

One Child's Story of Sexual Abuse

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

What is the HERO Project?

HERO, a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, is a community-based, media-driven, child sexual abuse prevention program designed to educate and motivate adult community members to call the 24-hour HERO Hotline if they suspect child sexual abuse. Learn More about how to step in and stop abuse