Preventing Sexual Abuse by Integrating Research into Practice


Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). International organization focused on the prevention of sexual assault through the effective management of sex offenders.

American Probation and Parole Association (APPA). International association composed of individuals from the United States and Canada actively involved with adult and juvenile probation, parole, and community corrections.

Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM)A collaborative project of several federal agencies to support state, local, and tribal jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders under community supervision.

Council of State Governments Justice Center. A national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels by providing advice and evidence-based, consensus-driven strategies to increase public safety. 

Corrections Directorate of Canada. Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada. Conducts and publishes research in support of correctional policy development.

National Adolescent Perpetration Network (NAPN). A cooperative network of multidisciplinary professionals working with sexually abusive youth in the U.S. and abroad.

National Criminal Justice Referral Service (NCJRS). Maintains one of the world’s most extensive networks of criminal justice and juvenile justice information.

National Institute of Corrections (NIC). A division of the United States Department of Justice that responds to the needs of correctional agencies by providing assistance, information, education, and training.

New England Adolescent Research Institute (NERI).A program providing education and treatment services to at risk children and youth.

Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. (SMART). A United States Department of Justice program that provides jurisdictions with guidance regarding the implementation of the Adam Walsh Act and resources related to the management of sex offenders.

Safer Society Foundation, Inc. (SSF)National non-profit research, advocacy, and referral center on the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. Specializes in sexual abuse prevention and treatment publications.

Stop It Now! An international public health based organization with a vision of ending the sexual abuse of children through public education, public policy, and research programs.