Attend this workshop and join two experts as they explore sex offender grooming from a variety of perspectives. They will explain how offenders select targets, the processes by which they groom the targets and their environment, the short and long-term consequences of grooming, and what to look for when interviewing both targets and collaterals. Regardless of your role in the system, you will gain valuable information that will help you serve the children you encounter.
Identify the four elements of the grooming process.
Identify perpetrator behaviors for each element of the grooming process.
Understand the impact of grooming on the target.
Understand the complex report/don't-report decision matrix.