S1123: Section Showcase: Online Predators and Sextortion of Children
Friday, October 7, 2022
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM US PDT
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, 162
Topic(s): Osteopathic Pediatricians; Child Abuse and Neglect
New this year, AAP sections and councils will be showcasing some of their programs in Anaheim. These one-hour seminars also will be livestreamed and recorded. This session is provided by the Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians. See all of this program content at H0221: Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians Program.
The FBI estimates that more than 500,000 online predators scour the internet and social media daily looking for their next child victim. This session will discuss how online predators groom and abuse children, what sextortion is, who is at highest risk of online victimization, and how we can protect children.