Webcasts on Sexual Exploitation, Internet Abuse

Join Stop It Now! in December for global webcasts on child sexual exploitation

Cost: FREE (including global audio via Internet)

Join us December 8, 2011 for two free webinars by Tink Palmer, an international expert on the sexual exploitation of children. We are pleased to welcome Tink back to our offices where she will discuss two high-profile topics of central interest to anyone concerned with child sexual abuse and exploitation, the role of the Internet, and helping child victims recover. 

Tink is a social worker who has worked with children and families for nearly four decades, specializing since 1984 in child sexual abuse and exploitation. She is the founder and CEO of the Marie Collins Foundation and former director of Stop It Now! UK and Ireland. Currently Tink consults with Stop It Now! on a strategy to highlight the fundamental role that preventing child sexual abuse has in addressing the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation? Why definitions & linkages matter for prevention

Date: Thursday, December 8
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Eastern time (Massachusetts USA). Check www.worldtimeserver.com for the time in your area.
The past fifteen years have seen an increasing use of the term child sexual exploitation (CSE) to refer to a multitude of sexually abusive activities against children. Join us as we explore what we mean when we say CSE and how it is both linked to and different from child sexual abuse (CSA). These distinctions are important for determining how best to formulate prevention messages and develop clear national policies that better protect and safeguard children.
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Healing for Children who have been Victimized Online

Date: Thursday, December 8
Time: 1:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern time (Massachusetts USA). Check www.worldtimeserver.com for the time in your area.
As the number of children who are victimized online increases, new practice issues are revealed.  This workshop addresses these issues for those who work with families and children, including law enforcement. 
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