by Congress in 2000, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) is a unique collaboration of academic and community-based service centers whose mission is to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for traumatized children and their families across the United States.Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in the full range of child traumatic experiences, and attention to cultural perspectives, the NCTSN serves as a national resource for developing and disseminating evidence-based interventions, trauma-informed services, and public and professional education.
ASACP investigates these reports and determines the hosting, billing, IP address, ownership, and linkage of suspected CE sites.
ASACP then forwards Red Flag reports to the appropriate government agencies and associations.
By monitoring dark web activity over six months, it was found that 80% of traffic was to websites hosting images of child abuse, although the most popular category by page volume was the sale of illegal drugs.
Such sites include Silk Road, which is now in its third incarnation after twice being shut down by the FBI.
gov - Federal Bureau of Investigation site with resources for Internet safety for parents, Kids Page for K-12 students, and child safety tips. The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry site provides information for youth ministry coordinators to support a pastoral response to young people, to foster awareness of and education on sexual abuse issues, and to promote authentic dialogue.