B-13 - Women Who Offer Sex with Their Children (Part I of II)   Advanced

  Law Enforcement   Legal   Child Abuse (Physical/Sexual)

Professionals often struggle to understand why some women will collaborate with the sexual abuse of their children to maintain their relationship with a man who is sexually interested in their children. This case study explores the issues for women who make this choice. Using video of a forensic interview with a mother convicted of sexual crimes involving her child, this presentation outlines the investigation and analyses the woman’s account. The presenters will highlight how behavior analysis techniques can help in the interview process to maximize the engagement of the subject.