Resources

Resource Year Topic Type
The prevalence of child sexual abuse with online sexual abuse added
This article addresses the topic of when Online Abuse is added, overall sexual abuse rate rises to 32% for girls and 11% for boys.
2024 Sexual Abuse, Technology/Internet Victimization Paper
Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Findings from a National Survey
Finkelhor, D., Turner, H., Colburn, D., & Walsh, W. (2023). Online child sexual exploitation and abuse: Findings from a National Survey. Durham,…
2023 Technology/Internet Victimization Bulletin
Online Sexual Abuse: Overview and Prevention, a talk by David Finkelhor
Video
2023 Prevention, Technology/Internet Victimization Video
The Impact of Youth Digital Citizenship Education: Insights from a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Outcome Evaluation of the Be Internet Awesome (BIA) Curriculum
Jones, L. M., Mitchell, K. J., & Beseler, C. L. (2023). The Impact of Youth Digital Citizenship Education: Insights from a Cluster Randomized…
2023 Evaluation, Prevention, Technology/Internet Victimization Paper
Updated Trends in Childhood Maltreatment, 2021
This bulletin shows declines in physical abuse and neglect, but a 6% increase in sexual abuse from 2020-21
2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Exposure to Domestic Violence Paper
ASC Conference Presentation: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of the Not a Number Anti-Trafficking Prevention Program with High School Students
Jones, L.M., O’Brien, J., & Graham, S. (2023). A quasi-experimental evaluation of the Not a Number anti-trafficking prevention program with high…
2023 Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Evaluation Paper
Not A #Number: Child Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Program Pre-Post Course Evaluation Findings
Jones, L.M. & Sessarego, S. (2017). Not A #Number child trafficking and exploitation prevention program: Pre-post course evaluation findings.…
2017 Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Evaluation Paper
Do State Child Abuse and Neglect Policies Address Sibling Abuse? (SAARA Bulletin #6)
This bulletin explores how U.S. state-level child abuse and neglect laws and policies can be applied to sibling abuse cases.
2024 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Bulletin
Evaluation of the Common Sense Education Digital Citizenship Curriculum
The University of New Hampshire is partnering with Common Sense Education (www.commonsense.org) to evaluate their Digital Citizenship Curriculum.
2023 Evaluation Project
Demographic Variation in Sibling Aggression and Abuse (SAARA Bulletin #5)
This bulletin reviews variation in sibling aggression rates and perceptions by race and ethnicity, gender, social class, ability, and sexual identity.
2023 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Bulletin
What is the Line: When Does Sibling Conflict, Teasing, and Roughhousing Become Something More Serious? (SAARA Bulletin #4)
This bulletin provides guidance on identifying when sibling behavior has crossed the line.
2023 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Bulletin
Victimization and abuse among children with disabilities: Age adjusted rates in a US national sample
Vanderminden, J., Finkelhor, D., Hamby, S., & Turner, H. (2023). Victimization and abuse among children with disabilities: Age adjusted rates in…
2023 General Child Victimization Paper
Sibling Aggression and Abuse: Recommendations and Resources for Parents and Professionals (SAARA Bulletin #3)
The goal of this bulletin is to provide guidance for parents and professionals on preventing and responding to sibling aggression and abuse.
2023 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Bulletin
Recommendations for Parents on Managing Sibling Conflict and Aggression (SAARA Bulletin #2)
This bulletin provides guidance to parents on how to manage sibling conflict, as well as what to do when sibling conflict goes too far.
2023 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Bulletin
Levels of support for legislative bans to end physical punishment in schools and homes in a national sample
Fleckman, J. M., Taylor, C. A., Gershoff, E., Finkelhor, D., Holden, G. W., & Klika, B. (2023). Levels of support for legislative bans to end…
2023 General Child Victimization Paper
Disentangling Sibling Rivalry from Aggression and Abuse (SAARA Bulletin #1)
This bulletin distinguishes rivalry, aggression, and abuse in sibling relationships.
2023 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Bulletin
Perpetrators’ Identity in Online Crimes against Children: A Meta-analysis
Sutton, S., and Finkelhor, D. (2023). Perpetrators’ Identity in Online Crimes against Children: A Meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse,…
2023 Technology/Internet Victimization Paper
U.S. Hate Crime Investigation Rates and Characteristics: Findings from the National Hate Crime Investigations Study (NHCIS)
The National Hate Crime Investigation Study (NHCIS) is the first study to collect detailed data on hate crime investigations from a nationally…
2021 Hate and Bias Victimization Paper
Patterns of sibling aggression and mental health in childhood and adolescence
Tucker, C. J., Finkelhor, D., & Turner, H. (2023). Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody & Child Development. DOI: 10.1080/26904586.2023.…
2023 Bullying, Peer and Sibling, Impacts of Child Victimization, Sibling Aggression and Abuse Paper
Predictors of Online Child Sexual Abuse in a U.S. National Sample
Turner, H., Finkelhor, D., & Colburn, D. (2023). Predictors of Online Child Sexual Abuse in a U.S. National Sample. Journal of interpersonal…
2023 Technology/Internet Victimization Paper