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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
06/16/2010
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do you think kids in urban areas are more victimized than kids in suburban areas?
Robin and Julie
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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What percentage of adult females use the internet for the purpose of online solicitation of minors?
Jacq Dobson
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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In my work as Risk Manager for a state Department of Development Services we are increasingly aware of our young individuals ( under age 25) engaging in chat sessions and other internet activity with suspe...
Jan O'Keefe
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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What are the potential consequences of sexting and how do we talk to teens about the repercussions?
Robert
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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Do social networking sites actively look for predatory type behavior, or do they typically only react when something is brought to their attention?
VCarpenter
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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How does NCMEC define peer-on-peer predation?
Nancy Willard
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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Can you tell me what your views are, in short, on how to prevent children from being victims online. Specifically what would you advise those who educate youth on these topics?
Robin and Julie
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/22/2010
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What are the key components of an education program targeted at teens/tweens surrounding internet safety?
Blue Sky Bridge
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Cell phone use and social networking is happening at younger and younger ages. Are there reputable and effective presentations/trainings available for youth about how to protect themselves.
CAAFA
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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I am curious about whether predators are truly targeting kids via the online gaming systems the way I have heard.
Beth Alberts
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Don Earl
06/16/2010
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How can we better partner with local eduators/school districts to increase awareness?
C. Whaley
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Who is educating parents about teen/tween safety? Is there a main program or group?
Blue Sky Bridge
06/16/2010
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J mac Wg
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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What reporting options are available for youth who are victimized online?
Jenn Hemmick
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Some states have enacted mandatory Internet safety training as part of their public school curriculum. What efforts have been made to ensure such training is required in all schools nationwide, as well ove...
Frank Williams
06/16/2010
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Frank Williams
06/22/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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The Youth Internet Survey was designed to assess how often young people come into contact with unwanted sexual solicitations, pornography and harassment. Can you please share with us the benefits/advantag...
Yvonne McGinnis
06/16/2010
arrow icon Mike, can you give us the information to find that survey?
Laura
06/16/2010
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Mike Pesce
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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With 20% of teens reporting that the internet is safe, somewhat safe or very safe to share personal information on networking sites or blogs; as well as 37% (13 - 17 yr.olds) reporting that they are not ve...
Yvonne McGinnis
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Statistically, what is the age and gender of the victim that is most likely to be targeted by internet predators? Is there any prevention programs specifically targeted towards this population that has be...
Brooke Nettz
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Do you think predators use the friends list to connect to new victims on social network sites? Now that facebook allows users to hide friends, do you recommend this setting for minors? What about adults us...
Pace C. Emmons
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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Laurie Nathan
06/16/2010
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Ms. Laurie Nathan to the OVC Web Forum. She is available to answer your questions on Preventing Child Victimization As...
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