Parenting in the twenty-first century comes with a good deal of unique challenges that no previous generation has ever had to deal with. Congratulations! You get to pave the way into the future by parenting your kids’ technology use. The benefits of the various technologies that are available to your children are undeniable. Children that grow up with access to computers and the internet are going to be much better prepared for life in the world after school. Establishing a social media presence is considered almost essential for finding a job or getting into a good school these days.
The Grooming Process: Steps offenders take against children and vulnerable adults
1. Seek out a potential victim
Predators usually select a potential victim who is available and appears vulnerable in some way. Vulnerabilities can include cognitive/mental disabilities, physical disabilities, high intoxication levels, homelessness, age, etc. Predatory behaviors tend to focus on individuals with emotional needs such as friendship or other companionship.