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NCJ Number: 186616 Find in a Library
Title: Crimes Against Children Conference, 2000
Corporate Author: Dallas Police Dept
United States of America

Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
United States of America
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 459
Sponsoring Agency: Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
Dallas, TX 75204
Dallas Police Dept
Dallas, TX 75201
Sale Source: Dallas Police Dept
Police and Courts Building
Dallas, TX 75201
United States of America

Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
3611 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The Crimes Against Children Conference, held August 21-24, 2000, and sponsored by the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center, dealt with the issues and needs of children who have been victims of crime and maltreatment.
Abstract: The first day of the conference covered child advocacy, children who molest other children, sexual victimization of children, family and international child abduction, domestic violence, child pornography, preparing child witnesses for court, children with sexual behavior problems, physical abuse and neglect, prosecuting fatal child abuse, Internet investigations of child abuse, medical evaluation of child physical and sexual abuse, child abuse fatalities, and juvenile mental health services. The second day of the conference involved presentations on child sexual abuse, treatment of child abuse victims, child sexual exploitation and teenage prostitution, interrogation in child abuse cases, sexual abuse in preschool children, missing and exploited children, computer-related crimes against children, legal issues for child advocacy centers, child victims in the criminal justice system, child interviewing, forensic pathology, burn injuries, child abuse trials, forensic interviewing, and jury selection in child abuse cases. The third day of the conference considered the case review process, child and violent crime, abduction murders, rural response to child abuse, non-offending parents, how to identify false child abuse allegations, Shaken Baby Syndrome, child death investigations, and resources for law enforcement personnel. The final day of the conference focused on sibling sexual abuse, incest involving mothers and daughters, sex offenders, investigation and prosecution of child injuries, evidence collection in child sexual abuse cases, and pretrial issues in child abuse cases. References, tables, and figures
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Abused children; Child abuse fatalities; Child abuse investigations; Child abuse treatment; Child molesters; Child Pornography; Child Sexual Abuse; Child victim interviews; Child victims; Children in the courtroom; Computer related crime; Crimes against children; Death investigations; Domestic assault; Forensic pathology; Incest; Injury investigations; Interview and interrogation; Jury selection; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Juvenile mental health services; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile witnesses; Kidnapping; Missing children; Police interview/interrogation of juvenile; Pretrial procedures; Sexual assault victims; Texas; Trial procedures; Victims of violent crime; Youth advocates
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