If they are experiencing it, the least we can do is talk about it.
Childhood shouldn’t hurt. But 1 in 10 children in your life will experience Child Sexual Abuse. Or CSA. 90% of them will know their abuser. That’s why we’re standing up, speaking up and training up to be their voices, their advocates and their workers to stop CSA before it happens to another child in Bucks County.
Adults Trained So Far
CSA Stoppers Needed
Days Left to Meet Goal
Become a CSA Stopper
NOVA is part of a state initiative to train 5% of Bucks County adults in CSA awareness and prevention.
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We offer private trainings for any group of 5 or more.
Great option for healthcare workers, educators, youth group leaders, sports coaches and organizations with staff who require continuing education credits.
But we also welcome mommy groups, grandparents, babysitters and more.
It’s up to us, as adults, to stop CSA before it happens.
We all have a part to play in ending the cycle of Child Sexual Abuse.
Watch now and see how you can make a difference.
what are csa stoppers?
When we leave it up to kids to tell us they’ve been sexually abused, we let predators control the conversation.
CSA Stoppers are, first and foremost, safe adults. And to combat efforts to silence or groom children, we’ve collected 10 of our CSA Stoppers Rules and are offering these to you now. They are practical, proactive ways to keep kids safe.
You’ll learn these and more when you attend a
Let’s End Child Sexual Abuse in Bucks County.
Our Local Advocates Say: Not On My Watch
About NOVA and the CSA Prevention Program
Since 1974, Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) has served as Bucks County’s center for victim services, crisis support, community education, and prevention programs. NOVA is dedicated to reducing the incidence of crime through prevention education programs for Bucks County schools, community groups and professionals.
NOVA has joined forces with Penn State University, the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Deliquency, and other local organizations for the Safe and Healthy Communities Initiative, designed to reduce the rates of child sexual abuse through evidence-based programs.
The goal: train 5% of adults in Bucks County by the end of 2021.
The two-hour training, entitled Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children, is available to all Bucks County adults at no charge. Attend one of our scheduled trainings at a location convenient to you, or contact us to bring the training to your workplace, school, organization, or place of worship.
Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a difficult topic. Taboo, even. But it’s happening now, all over the world — even here in Bucks County. It may be uncomfortable, but we need to talk about abuse in order to stop abuse. Children have the right to grow up safe and healthy,...
When we think about CSA (Child Sexual Abuse), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed at the scope and seriousness of the problem. It doesn’t help that the issue is steeped in stigma. Many people feel incapable of talking about it, let alone actively working to stop it. For...
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This project is supported by PCCD Subgrant # 2020-ES-IA-27956, awarded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). The opinions, findings and conclusions expressed within this publication/ program/ exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of PCCD.