Researcher examines online exploitation in new paper
Juliane Kloess, a doctoral researcher working in the Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology under the supervision of Professor Anthony Beech, has obtained acceptance for publication of her literature review paper in the forensic journal Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.
The paper is titled 'Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Prevalence, Process, Offender Characteristics', and provides an overview of current knowledge and understanding of the process of sexual grooming and exploitation of children via the internet. It is published in the journal’s April issue.
Reference: Kloess, J.A., Beech, A.R., & Harkins, L. (2014). Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Prevalence, Process, Offender Characteristics. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 15 (2), 126 - 139.