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Florida man gets 105 years in prison in 'nationwide sextortion case' for child porn
"Lucas Chansler, 31, of St. Johns County admitted he used online threats to extort pornographic images from children in August. He pleaded guilty to nine counts of producing pornography. He faced 15 to 30 years in federal prison and $250,000 in fines for every count, according to an FBI press release."
Daily News, November 16, 2014.

Socializing Securely: Using Social Networking Services
"This paper describes the possible threats and the implications of those threats as well as how to protect yourself by implementing security measures and following good practices when using social networking services."
U.S. Dept of Homeland Security CERT, February 06, 2013.

Safe Social Networking Tips
"By behaving responsibly online, kids can get the best of what the Web has to offer, plus stay safe and private."
Common Sense Media, October 17, 2011.

Experts Say Counseling, Not Boot Camps, Prevent Teen Violence
The Associated Press, October 16, 2004

Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action
Community–oriented sourcebook from the Center for Disease Control, strategies for implementing youth violence intervention.

For Troubled Teen, There's No Escape
Legal Times, October 24, 2001

Guide to Safe Schools
Joint guide from U.S. Dept. of Education and Dept. of Justice about school violence, for school personnel, parents, community members and others.

Hatred in the Hallways
Report from Human Rights Watch on violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students in U.S. schools. Released May, 2001. Includes info on coping with harassment and violence, educator inaction, role of school counselors, and legal standards.

Opposition Grows to Searches of Students
Los Angeles Times, June 19, 2001

Stuck Between Cultures, Indian Youth Struggle With Violence, Dependency, Depression
The Associated Press, April 18, 2001

Today's Victim Could Be Tomorrow's Predator
by Andrew Vachss from Parade, June 3, 1990

Young Killer's Pleas Went Unanswered
Indianapolis Star, April 26, 2001

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American Psychological Association
Help Center
Information and assistance for those struggling emotionally.

Center for the Prevention of School Violence
1801 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1801
Phone: (919) 733-3338
Toll-free: 1-800-299-6054

Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools
U.S. Department of Education
Washington, D.C. 20202
Phone: (202) 260-3954

Report-It.Org, U.K.
Resources for dealing with bullying and harassment, and links to local U.K. police orgs for reporting.

Safe Schools Coalition
2124 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
Toll-free: 1-866-HF-ZONE-1 (430-6631)
Educating and advocating for schools free of bullying, harrassment, and violence based on sexual orientation.

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