Child Abduction: Patterns, Profiles and Prevention
Coverage of child abduction is often reactionary, focused on a specific case, and leaves the audience feeling helpless to protect. This session highlights the academic study and learning around the topic of Child Abduction with an intentional focus around patterns that emerge, profiles of abductors and targets, and replicable prevention strategies. This session intends to move past the shock value fear and into what is known about these specific crimes against children.
Identify how grooming is used in child abductions.
Summarize how child abductions are defined and tracked.
Understand the current link between child abductions and Internet exploitation
Zero Abuse Project is a 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the elimination of child sexual abuse. Our programs are designed to provide training and education to professionals and students, and to help transform institutions to effectively prevent, recognize and respond to child sexual abuse.