Reducing child sexual exploitation

Principal Practitioner Narelle Goodland1 1Victoria Police, Australia Trauma is a normal human response to abnormal events. Trauma undermines evidence gathering and can be hard to detect when working with victims.  A trauma-informed approach to policing will assist you to; understand...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Patrick Tidmarsh1, Principal Practitioner Narelle Goodland 1Victoria Police, Australia This ‘short shot’ will look at the intersections between sexual offending and family violence, with particular reference to the abuse of children.  It will explore changing the narrative when children...
  • September 2, 2019
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Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Gye1, Georgia Wearne1 1Victoria Police,  Australia The Dandenong Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team (SOCIT) has established a dedicated Child Sexual Exploitation team, comprised of investigators, a Tactical Intelligence Officer and Youth Resource officers. The...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Patrick Tidmarsh1, Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Gye 1Victoria Police, Australia This ‘short shot’ will discuss how research on sexual offenders has affected the investigation of sexual crime, including ‘specialist’ approaches, ‘Whole Story’ investigation methodology, improved complainant interviewing and eliciting...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr David Mount1, Professor Lorraine  Mazerolle2 1University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia The proliferation of child exploitation material (CEM) on the internet and social media platforms and the ever-increasing involvement of Australian citizens in its possession,...
  • September 2, 2019
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Dr Karla Lopez1, Craig Darragh1 1Victoria Police, Melbourne, Australia The Sex Offender Registration Act 2004 has as its main aims, to keep up to date records of personal details and whereabouts of registered offenders in order to reduce the likelihood...
  • September 2, 2019
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