Categories: Misc, Other

When One on One is a Red Flag – Lessons from Sandusky – Lesson #3

Abusers create opportunities to spend time alone with children.  If you minimize one adult – one child situations, you greatly reduce the risk of abuse. One can easily conclude based on testimony from the trial that Sandusky spent an inordinate amount of time with children outside the presence of other adults or children.  Predators prefer …

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Categories: Misc, Other, Our Perspective

Lessons from Sandusky – Lesson #2 – Grooming Thru Gift Giving

Be on the lookout for an adult or older youth that singles out children with gifts, special privileges, or preferential treatment.  Sandusky’s victims testified that he gave them expensive gifts, took them to bowl games, and gave them tickets and access at Penn State football games.  Gift giving is an important part of the grooming …

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