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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC’s Web Forum Guest Host Session Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this an...
OVCRC
09/10/2008
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How are new technologies being used to prevent and track those who exploit children? Are there any innovations?
Marvin
09/10/2008
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Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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A program to provide focused medical care to juvenile vitims of trafficking has recently been instituted in the sexual assault program I work in. What resources do you recommend for further education of o...
Kathy
09/10/2008
arrow icon In reference to Rachel's response, I would see if Charity Ne...
Alese Wooditch
09/11/2008
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Rachel
09/10/2008
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It's well known that prostitutes (or prostituted persons) are usually female. Why haven't there been more efforts to crimininalize johns and pimps and shift towards a victim-centered perspective? We use th...
veronica
09/10/2008
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Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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Are there any materials or curricula that have been developed to teach children to be aware of commercial sexual exploitation? Or should prevention be directed towards adults?
mb
09/10/2008
arrow icon The Home for Little Wanderers in Boston has a great curricul...
Rachel
09/10/2008
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Are there any federal/state statutes that address CSE?
Tom L.
09/10/2008
arrow icon Yes, there are a number of them. A number of recent federal...
Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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We have just begun a new program of providing focused medical care to juvenile victims of trafficking. I am looking for any resources you may suggest to aid with developing a procedure to assess and evalu...
Kathy
09/10/2008
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Jay
09/12/2008
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Commercial sex exploitation is both an international and domestic problem. Runaway children are tricked into sexual exploitation, and they might be imprisoned neighbhorhoods away from their home. my questi...
veronica
09/10/2008
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Rachel
09/10/2008
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Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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Working with child victims of prostitution and crimes over the internet are very challenging. Often our traditional victim delivery services have not seemed to catch up with these often 'compliant victim...
Debbie Deem
09/10/2008
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Rachel
09/10/2008
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Rachel, I understand that you found support from a church when you lived in Germany. I'm curious as to whether your program partners with local faith organizations to provide similiar support to the teens ...
dani
09/10/2008
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Rachel
09/10/2008
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Where can an investigative unit get more training on interviewing the vicitm's of these crimes?
Lt. Cleveland
09/10/2008
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Lynn S.
09/10/2008
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Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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What do you view as the most important needs of these children, and how can we best meet those needs? In particular, what financial resources are available to provide services?
Beth
09/10/2008
arrow icon In addition to addressing the critical, practical needs incl...
Rachel
09/10/2008
arrow icon Children, of course, have greater needs than adults. Oftent...
Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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Can you tell us about risk factors and protective factors for children and commercial sexual exploitation?
Angie B
09/10/2008
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Rachel
09/10/2008
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Telephone hotlines are waning in popularity among young people. What are the most common means of contacting young people who are survivors of trafficking, and how can service providers adjust in order to ...
camille
09/10/2008
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Rachel
09/10/2008
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In the U.S. Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons Report, countries are categorized based on a progressive tier scale, ranking their efforts to protect trafficking victims, prosecute trafficke...
Alese Wooditch
09/10/2008
arrow icon Good question! Carrots often work better than sticks and, a...
Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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Is this problem a local (U.S.) issue, or is it more of an international problem finding its way into the U.S.?
John R
09/10/2008
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Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
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I am currently in school working towards a degree in Admin of Justice with my emphasis being on child exploitation crimes. I want to work directly with victims of these crimes. Is there a resource out ther...
Mandy
09/10/2008
arrow icon One more thought:The Office of Victims of Crime (OVC) has an...
Jay Albanese
09/10/2008
arrow icon Unfortunately there's not one main forum that would list all...
Rachel
09/10/2008
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