Fact Sheets

The fact sheets below are developed for use by CACs to educate themselves, their partners, caregivers, and communities on addressing youth and children with PSBs. While all NCA member CACs were sent a number of copies of each fact sheet at the time they were launched, CACs and partner organizations may download these documents free at any time to print additional copies for distribution.

Where We Begin cover image

This fact sheet is intended for CAC leaders and staff, with guidance on building the response to problematic sexual behaviors, the key role CACs play in addressing this issue, and building community support for the CAC response.

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What We Can Do cover image

This fact sheet is an overview of problematic sexual behaviors in youth and children, and includes basic information on the continuum of childhood sexual behaviors, criteria for problematic sexual behaviors, the role of language and science in informing the response, and next steps for communities. It is appropriate for community partners, multidisciplinary team members, and general education on the issue for CAC staff and community members

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What Happens Now cover image

This fact sheet is intended for caregivers of children and youth with problematic sexual behaviors, with guidance on the how caregivers can help their children and answers to pressing questions caregivers and family members may have.

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New Fact Sheet on Effective Treatment

New in October 2019, a two-page overview of the best practices and treatment models for youth with problematic sexual behaviors. While all NCA member CACs will be sent several copies of the fact sheet, CACs and partner organizations may download the document free at any time to print additional copies for distribution.

Effective Treatment for Youth with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

This fact sheet is intended for CAC leaders and staff, with guidance on best practices and effective treatments for youth with problematic sexual behaviors.

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Internet and Technology Safety

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YSPB Other Resources

  • As a Matter of fact: Children with Sexual Behavior Problems
    As a Matter of fact: Children with Sexual Behavior Problems (National CAC)
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  • Do Children Sexually Abuse Other children - Stop it Now!
    Do Children Sexually Abuse Other Children? Preventing sexual abuse among children and youth
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  • PSB Resources 2020 Revised
    Children and Adolescents with Problematic Sexual Behavior Professional Resources - 2020 Revised
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  • Youth Sexual Abuse Disclosure Response Protocol & Procedures (Australia 2019 SSO policy school)
    Youth Sexual Abuse Disclosure Response Protocol & Procedures (Australia 2019 SSO policy school)
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  • NCTSN-NCSBY Sexual Development & Behavior In Children
    NCTSN-NCSBY Sexual Development & Behavior In Children
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  • NCTSN-NCSBY Sexual Development & Behavior In Children (Spanish version)
    NCTSN-NCSBY Sexual Development & Behavior In Children (Spanish version)
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  • NCTSN-NCSBY Understanding and Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children
    NCTSN-NCSBY Understanding and Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children
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  • NCTSN-NCSBY Understanding and Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children (Spanish version)
    NCTSN-NCSBY Understanding and Coping with Sexual Behavior Problems in Children (Spanish version)
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