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Child Abuse Awareness References

May 03rd, 2021



Felitti VJ, Anda RF, Nordenberg D, Williamson DF, Spitz AM, Edwards V, Koss MP, et al. (1998) The relationship of adult health status to childhood abuse and household dysfunction. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 14:245-258. 

Crandall, A., Miller, J.R., Cheung, A., Novilla, L.K., Glade, R., Lelinneth, M., Novilla, B., Magnusson, B.M., Leavitt, B.L., Barnes, M.D., Hanson, C.L. (2019) ACEs and counter-ACEs: How positive and negative childhood experiences influence adult health. Child Abuse and Neglect, 96(1).

Bethell, C., Jones, J., Gombojav, N., Linkenbach, J., Sege, R. (2019). Positive Childhood Experiences and Adult Mental and Relational Health in a Statewide Sample. JAMA Pediatrics.



Knoll, J. (2010). Teacher Sexual Misconduct: Grooming Patterns and Female Offenders. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 19, pp. 371-386.

Craven, S., Brown, S., Gilchrist, E. (2007). Sexual grooming of children: Review of literature and theoretical considerations. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 12(3), pp. 287-299.

Winters, G.M., Jeglic, E.L. (2017). Stages of Sexual Grooming: Recognizing Potentially Predatory Behaviors of Child Molesters. Deviant Behavior, 38(6), pp. 724-733.


Summit, R. C. (1983). The child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome. Child Abuse and Neglect, 7, 177-193.


Sexual Abuse

Townsend, C., & Rheingold, A.A., (2013). Estimating a child sexual abuse prevalence rate for practitioners: studies. Charleston, NC: Darkness to Light. Retrieved from

Wolak, J. & Finkelhor, D. (2016). Sextortion: Findings from an Online Survey about Threats to Expose Sexual Images. Crimes Against Children Resource Center: University of New Hampshire. 

Jones, L,. Mitchell, K., Finkelhor, D. (2012). Trends in youth internet victimization: Findings from three youth internet safety surveys 2000–2010, Journal of Adolescent Health 50: 179–186. 

Wolak, J., Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K., Ybarra, M. (2008). Online “Predators” and their Victims: Myths, Realities, and Implications for Prevention and Treatment. American Psychologist, 63, 111-128.