Event date: 1/20/2023 Export event
Mark Wills
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Disrupting the Connection: Social Media and Adolescent Exploitation

NASW California

12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Pacific

Suspected child sexual exploitation (CSE) reporting rates continue to rise year after year both nationally and worldwide. Also on the rise is the exploitation of adolescents through online and social media platforms. Social workers, mental health providers, and healthcare professionals can play an essential role in identifying instances of CSE and providing trauma-informed care to their clients, families, and communities. Through this workshop, learn about child sexual exploitation, typical and atypical social media behaviors, and gains skills for effectively screening and supporting clients.

Course objectives:
  • Identify the red flags and the populations/communities most at risk of online and social media exploitation;
  • Describe the three stages, as well as the various types, of child sexual exploitation (CSE);
  • Distinguish between typical and atypical social media-related behavior among adolescents; and
  • Identify steps for screening and supporting people experiencing trafficking through the use of the PEARR Tool.
1.5 CEUs available

Register for Disrupting the Connection: Social Media and Adolescent Exploitation at https://www.naswca.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1702172&group=.
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