Predators **WARNING** This episode contains graphic language about violence towards children, please use your discretion. This will be our mid-season finale, with episodes returning this summer. Over the last 6 months, I have brought you stories about child sex trafficking and how groomers prey on victims to turn them into sex slaves. We have also examined stories about groomers and how they are everywhere on the internet and nowhere is safe, if you are connected to the internet. Now...
School Attacks | Part 3 with Dr. David Perrodin
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School Attacks | Part 2 - Columbine with Dr. David Perrodin
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School Attacks | Part 1 with Dr. David Perrodin
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Trafficked | Story by Dottie Laster & Online Grooming: Carly Ryan
Trafficked Story by Dottie Laster & Online Grooming: Carly Ryan Today’s episode will unfold in 2 parts. During the first part of the episode… Dottie will be sharing the story of a high school student we will be calling “Nancy” who was abducted and forced to do things that would destroy her innocence. Her story is a cautionary tale for the vulnerability of our kids not just from the internet monsters but from those around them. I have come across many stories of high schools students...
Online Grooming: The Grooming of Adults | with Dottie Laster
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Human Trafficking | with expert Dottie Laster
Human Trafficking with Dottie Laster: This year on the Awareness podcast, I have interviewed some amazing people. Christine O’Donnell (a journalist featured on episodes 1 &2 about child sex trafficking), Dr David Perrodin (a safety expert and host of The Safety Doc Podcast featured on episode 3 about Bullying), Crista Miller (a Parent advocate and mother of a survivor, featured on episode 4 about child sex trafficking ), and Alicia Kozakiewicz, a survivor of a grooming kidnapping,...
Online Grooming: Internet Safety | with Alicia Kozakiewicz
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Child Sex Trafficking: Story 2 | with Crista Miller
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Bullying: Awareness with Dr. David Perrodin
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Child Sex Trafficking: Story 1 | Part 2
Child Sex Trafficking: Story 1 | Part 2 On today’s episode, we are continuing the discussion about Child Sex Trafficking - Story 1 and we are joined by Journalist and Host Christine O’Donnell. On last week’s episode, we heard about Christine O’Donnell reporting on a story where Bianca, a survivor, bravely came forward to raise awareness. In the many hours of doing research on story after story, Christine is the only reporter I found who continued the discussion by calling out the people...
Child Sex Trafficking: Story 1 | Part 1
Child Sex Trafficking: Story 1 | Part 1 Thousands of news stories are delivered to us daily, an amalgamation of words, written or spoken, that give us insight into a moment in time. Most of us only hear a summary of the story presented to us, the 2-minute version of a tragedy that has unfolded. To say we are only exposed to the tip of the child sex trafficking iceberg is a vast understatement. On today’s episode, we aim to expose a bit more of that iceberg, we are going beyond the...
Child Sex Trafficking: Story 1 - Trailer
Child Sex Trafficking: Story 1 - Trailer The inaugural episode is 7 days away! On Thursday 10/12/2017 episode 1 drops! Available in your favorite podcast player! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AwarenessPod/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AwarenessPod Website: https://www.awarenesspodcast.com
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