Internet Crimes Against Children

Protecting Kids When Everyone Has a Camera

Drew FidlerFebruary 28, 2018
Research into Practice
by Drew Fidler, LCSW-C; and Iona Rudisill, LGSW Here’s what you should know about child sexual abuse images and how to protect children from the dangers of the internet.The internet is constantly changing and evolving. As professionals, parents, and people who care about children, the internet and all of its perils present a whole new world of challenges for child protection. This is how prevalent phones and the internet are in children’...Continue

The Aftermath of Sextortion

David FinkelhorSeptember 29, 2016
Research Into Practice
Co-authored by Janis Wolak, Senior Researcher, University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research CenterSextortion—threats to expose sexual images—can spark life-altering crises in the lives of young people. A new report we authored for University of New Hampshire’s Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) aims to shed some light on this new phenomenon and its consequences. Those consequences are far-reaching: One-in-fo...Continue