Parental Advice

If you are a parent looking to learn more, we believe these items are great places to start.

“Sugar dating” and “sugaring”
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“Sugar dating” and “sugaring”

What is “sugar dating”? And how exactly does it relate to “sugaring”? Does it have anything to do with these “sugar babies” and “sugar daddies” you keep hearing about? Is “sugar dating” actually a form of dating? Is “sugaring” prostitution?

The Victim Cycle of Sex Trafficking
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The Victim Cycle of Sex Trafficking

How does someone become a victim of a trafficker? It is easy to assume type of crime will not happen to you or your young person, however, this type of predator is usually very smooth, and their intentions can be difficult to detect. There is a general cycle that each victim experiences within this crime…

NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Keeping Boys Safer From Child Sex Trafficking
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NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Keeping Boys Safer From Child Sex Trafficking

Learn more about the stigmas that heighten risk factors, understand indicators, how to framework prevention and how to access help and resources.

NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Gaming & Live Streaming
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NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Gaming & Live Streaming

Find out who is gaming, what are the risks to children and teens, safety strategies and reporting options.

NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Responsible Use of Social Media
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NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Responsible Use of Social Media

This is a great place for parents to begin their understanding of social media and how they can start conversations with their children.

REVIEW: iEmpathize Empower Youth Program
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REVIEW: iEmpathize Empower Youth Program

The Empower Youth Program is an innovative tool that equips you with the power to recognize people and situations that intend to take advantage of you and your friends. We call these people exploiters.

Psychology Today Interview with PBJ Learning’s Founders
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Psychology Today Interview with PBJ Learning’s Founders

PBJ Learning’s Founders Featured in Psychology Today: Human traffickers are exactly like lions. This is not something they do in their spare time; this is their career 24 hours a day.

Is “Stranger Danger” Part of the Problem?
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Is “Stranger Danger” Part of the Problem?

Parents, do these four things IMMEDIATELY for any child that can SPEAK. Step One: Arm Them With Language Teach your children the scientific name for their body parts. They need to know there ARE different parts of their body and they need to know how to identify *exactly* where someone touches…