“Pornography” is a loaded term, often used vaguely or metaphorically, but understood to describe sexually graphic content. Such content is eschewed morally, ethically, and legally depending on the apparent ages of the actors. But commercialized sexual content also prompts dehumanization, unethical behavior, exploitation, human trafficking, internet crimes against children, and more. Because possession of explicit sexual material may be tied to a wide variety of criminal behavior, this program will explore the relevance, predictive value, and admissibility of this type of evidence in preventing crime through early intervention. It will discuss how detecting evidence of pornography use can inform victim witness advocates, service providers, as well as law enforcement professionals about its potential impact on other behavior. Because prediction is prevention, this program will discuss how detecting the use of pornography can impact case investigation, victim care, and even restorative justice.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Identify types of criminal behavior that are motivated by viewing pornography
Distinguish between different types of adult material tied to sexual aggression
Strategize investigative methodology designed to explore the use of pornography
Evaluate the impact pornography use has on the perpetrator-victim dynamic
EVAWI is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide Continuing Education contact hours for nurses (Provider #15641). Registered Nurses may purchase 1.25 contact hours after completing this webinar.