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For Further Information

NCJRS Publications

The following publications are available to professionals who work with child victims and child witnesses. To obtain copies free of charge from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), call 1–800–851–3420 or log on to www.ncjrs.gov.

A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety (pamphlet). 1998. Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. (See full text online at http://www.fbi.gov/publications/pguide/pguide.htm; also published in Compiler Vol. 19(1), Summer 1999, pp. 14–17.)

Child Sexual Exploitation: Improving Investigations and Protecting Victims: A Blueprint for Action. 1995. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.

Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies. 1997. Washington, DC: Federal Agency Task Force for Missing and Exploited Children, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

Lanning, Kenneth A. “Cyber ‘Pedophiles’: A Behavioral Perspective.” The APSAC Advisor. Special Issue: Children and the Internet. Newton, MA: American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. Vol. 11(4), Winter 1998.

Saywitz, Karen J., and Kathleen Coulborn Faller. Interviewing Child Witnesses and Victims of Sexual Abuse (Portable Guide). 1996. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

Turman, K.M., and K.L. Poyer. Child Victims and Witnesses: A Handbook for Criminal Justice Professionals. 1998. Washington, DC: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.

NCMEC Publications

To obtain free single copies of the following publications, call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1–800–THELOST (1–800–843–5678) or make your request online at www.missingkids.org. There may be a charge for additional copies.

A Guide for Internet Service Providers To Assist Law Enforcement in Combating Child Exploitation (Fact Sheet). 1998. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Guidelines intended to show how Internet service providers (ISPs) can assist law enforcement in reducing child victimization in cyberspace. (NCMEC order #58.)

Magid, Lawrence. Teen Safety on the Information Highway (pamphlet). 1998. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Safety tip for families whose teenagers use computer online services. (English version, NCMEC order #57. Spanish version, NCMEC order #59. First 50 copies free; each additional copy, 10¢.)

——. Child Safety on the Information Highway (pamphlet). 1992. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Safety tips for families whose elementary school-aged children use computer online services. (English version, NCMEC order #03. Spanish version, NCMEC order #06. First 50 copies free; each additional copy, 10¢.)

Cyberspace Strategy. 1998. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. An issue brief that sets forth NCMEC’s strategy to keep children safe on the information highway.

CyberTipline: Your Resource for Reporting the Sexual Exploitation of Children. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. (NCMEC order #13.)

Finkelhor, David, Kimberly J. Mitchell, and Janis Wolak. Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation’s Youth. 2000. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. (NCMEC order #62. First copy free; each additional copy, $3.)

Additional Reading

Armagh, Daniel. “A Safety Net for the Internet: Protecting Our Children.” Journal of Juvenile Justice 5(1) 1998, pp. 9–15. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice.

Child Sexual Exploitation: Improving Investigations and Protecting Victims: A Blueprint for Action. 1995. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.

National Crime Prevention Council. Cybersafe Kids: A Parents’ Guide (pamphlet). 1999. Washington, DC: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice. (Available online at www.ncpc.org/10adu12.htm.)

What’s My Job in Court? An Answer and Activity Book for Kids Who Are Going to Court. 1998. Washington, DC: Victim Witness Assistance Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, U.S. Department of Justice. Request copies of this book by calling 202–514–7130.

Whitcomb, D., and J. Eastin. Joining Forces Against Child Sexual Exploitation: Models for a Multijurisdictional Team Approach. 1998. Washington, DC: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.

Organizations

For more information, contact the following organizations:

Office for Victims of Crime
U.S. Department of Justice
810 Seventh Street NW., Eighth Floor
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: 202–616–3575
Fax: 202–514–6383
World Wide Web: www.ovc.gov

Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center (OVCRC)
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849–6000
Phone: 1–800–851–3420 or 301–519–5500
(TTY 301–947–8374)
Ask OVC: http://ovc.ncjrs.gov/askovc
Web site: www.ncjrs.gov

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
Charles B. Wang International Children’s Building
699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314–3175
Phone: 703–274–3900
Fax: 703–274–2222
World Wide Web: www.missingkids.org

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