Dr. Lisa Boesky, on Anderson Cooper 360

1 07 2008

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Dr. Lisa on Anderson Cooper

http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2008/07/01/missing-12-year-old-girl/#comment-208621

Dr. Lisa Boesky
Clinical Psychologist
Author,

When to Worry: How to Tell if Your Teen Needs Help–and What to Do About It

The disappearance of 12-year-old Brooke Bennett initially focused on who she met online, but now the investigation also includes her uncle (a registered sex offender) as a “person of interest.” One year ago, 19-year-old Donna Jou disappeared after going to a party with someone from Craigslist.

Thousands of children and teens are sexually assaulted by relatives each year. Every parent warns their kids about strangers—but unfortunately “Stranger Danger” does NOT seem to be effective for the dangers of the “Internet” or relatives… Read the rest of this entry »