Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in oakland: The need for local urgent action
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Discuss the dynamics and health indicators of the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) across the ecological model in Oakland, California. Identify the social determinants of health that make youth vulnerable to exploitation and the complexities within this issue. Evaluate the larger picture of the CSEC issue by exploring who the exploiters are and how the lucrative sex trade supports the exploitation of children. List the main findings from the literature on CSEC and knowledge of local experts in the field who work with survivors of CSEC. Analyze recommendations that the general public, practitioners, and policy makers can execute to sensitively and effectively respond to CSEC. Name ways that you can become involved in reducing the prevalence of CSEC and preventing further exploitation in your own community.
Keyword(s): Human Rights, Advocacy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been researching the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) for my entire graduate career. I have had the opportunity to write a grant for a local organization working with CSEC and to speak with many experts in the field. I am very committed to raising awareness and taking action to ending CSEC.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.