Victims who have experienced abuse have unique challenges on the path to healing. When that abuse includes technology or a virtual component, the healing may be even more complex. This presentation will discuss some of those challenges and provide prosecutors with the tools needed to achieve justice for these vulnerable victims.
- Explore and understand the various types of trauma experienced by victims of technology-facilitated abuse, using research and real-world examples for illustration.
- Develop proficiency in addressing persistent challenges related to technology-facilitated abuse, including image resurfacing, long-term trafficking, and effective communication of concerns.
- Familiarize oneself with alternative remedies available to victims of technology-facilitated abuse, with a focus on options like restitution and forfeiture.