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Choosing Inner Peace For You

Norwood, CeCe. There IS Happiness After Incest And Child Sexual Abuse
Xlibris Publishing, 2008

Bass, Ellen, and Davis, Laura. The Courage To Heal: A guide for Women Survivors of
Child Sexual Abuse. Harper Perennial, New York, 1994

Bass, Ellen, et. al. Free Your Mind. The Book for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth
and their Allies. Harper Perennial, New York, 1996

Blume, Sue. Secret Survivors:  Uncovering Incest and its After Effects in Women.  
Balantine Books, New York 1990

Broach-Sowles, Holly. Childhood Sexual Abuse 101: Not an Elective. Khori Publishers,
Cincinnati, Ohio 1998

Coleman, Eli, et. al. Sex Offender Treatment: Biological Dysfunction, Intrapsychic
Conflict, Interpersonal Violence. Haworth Press, Inc., New York, 1996

Engel, Beverly. The Right to Innocence:  Healing the Trauma of Childhood Sexual
Abuse. St. Martin’s Press, New York 1989


Gil, Eliana, et. al. Sexualized Children:  Assessment and Treatment of Sexualized
Children and Children Who Molest. Dell Publishing, New York, NY 1983


Jenkins, Phillip, Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy Of A Contemporary Crisis. Oxford
University Press, Oxford, NY 1996

Johnson, Cavanagh, Toni. Understanding Your Child’s Sexual Behavior.  What’s
Natural and Healthy? New Harbinger Publisher


Lew, Mike. Victims No Longer:  Men Recovering From Incest and Other Sexual Child
Abuse.  HarperCollins, New York, 1986


Rafanello, Donna. Can’t Touch My Soul: A Guide for Lesbian Survivors of Child
Sexual Abuse. Alyson Publications, 2004

Robinson, Lori. I Will Survive. Seal Press, New York, New York, 2002

Russell, Diana. The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women. Basic
Books, New York, NY, 1986,1999

Salter, Ana, Ph.D. Predators, Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders who they
are, how they operate, and how we can protect ourselves and our children. Basic
Books, New York, NY, 2003

Stone, Robin. No Secrets No Lies. How Black Families Can Heal from Sexual Abuse.  
Broadway Books, New York 2004
Nirvana Now!
P.O. Box 2444
Toledo, OH 43606
(419) 729-0245
www.mynirvananow.org

An organization whose vision is that every child will grow up in a safe, loving
environment and sexual abuse survivors will be provided support and assistance
during their recovery. Organization offers educational trainings, life coaching
services, survivor support groups, and maintains a speakers bureau. Founder,
CeCe Norwood, MA

National Children’s Alliance
1612 K Street NW, Suite 500
Washington DC 20006
(800) 239-9950
www.nca-online.org

A nonprofit organization that helps communities establish and improve children’s
advocacy centers which serve abused children and their families.

Advocates for Abused and Battered Lesbians (AABL)
www.aablorg

Girls Fight Back
www.girlsfightback.com

Inspires, motivates, and educates women and girls to take a proactive stance
opposing and combating violence against women.

Darkness to Light
247 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC
(834) 965-5444
www.darkness2light.org

A nonprofit organization that seeks to reduce child sexual abuse nationally through
education and public awareness aimed at adults.

The National Children’s Advocacy Center
210 Pratt Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 533-5437
www.nationalcac.org

A nonprofit agency providing prevention, intervention, and treatment services to
physically and sexually abused children.


Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
635 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003
(800) 656-4673
www.rainn.org

One of the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization which has programs to
prevent sexual assault, help victims, and ensure rapists are brought to justice.  24-
hr crisis and referral online and by phone.

Healing Journey Survivor chat room
www.healing-journey.net/chat.html

Incest Survivors Anonymous
P.O. Box 17245
Long Beach CA 90807-7245
(562) 428-5599

Kristen’s Place
www.nhhi.net/kp

Provides tools for lesbian and straight survivors of sexual abuse/assault, recovery,
support forum, chat, on-line counseling

Survivors of Incest Anonymous
World Service Office, P.O. Box 190
Benson, MD 21018-9998
(410) 893-3322
www.siawso.org

Organization that services adult men and women who were sexually abused as
children.
The Safer Society Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 340
Brandon VT 05733
(802) 247-3132
www.safersociety.org

A nonprofit national research advocacy and referral center.  Offers a variety of
books, cassettes, and videos for offenders, victims, family, and professionals.

Black Women’s Health Imperative (formerly the National Black Women’s Health
Project)
600 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Suite 310
Washington Dc 20003
(202) 548-4000
www.blackwomenshealth.org

A leading education, research, advocacy, and leadership development institution
for Black women’s health concerns.

Rosa Parks Sexual Assault Crisis Center
4182 S. Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90062
(223) 290-4119

Provides support and counseling for children and adults.

National Resource Center on Child Sexual Abuse
106 Lincoln Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
(800) KIDS-006

V day
www.vday.org

Promotes events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of
existing anti violence organizations to stop sexual and domestic violence against
women and girls.

Pandora’s Box
www.prevent-abuse-now.com/index.htm

Forum for child abuse information, including child protection resources, research
and statistics on child sexual abuse, prevention resources, legal information, and
poetry.

Justice for Children
733 15th Street NW, Suite 214
Washington DC 20005
(202) 462-4688
www.jfcadvocacy.org

An organization that advocates for children’s protection from abuse. Maintains a
lawyer referral list by state.

Association of Black Psychologists
P.O. Box 5999
Washington DC 20040-5999
(202) 722-0808
www.abpsi.org

Provides a national listing of Black psychologist

Prevent Child Abuse America
200 S. Michigan Avenue Suite 17
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 663-3520
www.preventchildabuse.org

Survivors Healing Center
2301 Mission St., Suite C-1
Santa Cruz CA 95060
(831) 423-7601
Provides resources, classes, and healing support for survivors of childhood sexual
abuse

Voices in Action, Inc. (Victims of Incest Can Emerge Survivors)
8041 Hosbrook, Suite 236
Cincinnati OH 45236
(800) 786-4238
www.voices-action.org

International network of male and female incest survivors, local groups, that offer
free referrals to therapist, agencies, and self-help group endorsed by survivors

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
123 N. Enola Drive
Enola PA 17025
www.nsvrc.org
(877) 739-3895

Works with researchers to provide advocates with current information on various
topics related to sexual violence.

Survivors Network of those Abuse by Priest (SNAP)
www.teleport.com/snapmail/

Self help organization of men and women who were sexually abused by priests,
brothers, nuns, deacons, teachers, etc.

Crimes Against Children Research Center
University of New Hampshire
20 College Road
Durham NH 03824
(603) 862-1888
www.unhedu/ccrc

Center focus is the victimization of children and adolescents inside and outside of
the family.

Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute
110 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta GA 30309
(404) 872-5152
Oakland CA 94602
(510) 530-7980
www.stopchildmolestation.org

Organization that promotes education, research, and family support.

Male Survivor:  The National Organization Against Male Sexual Victimization
PMB 103,5505
Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington DC 20015
(800) 738-4181
www.malesuvivor.org

National organization dedicated to preventing, healing, and eliminating sexual
victimization of boys and men through treatment, research, education, advocacy,
and activism.
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