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Finding a Lawyer

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This webpage includes a drop-down menu where you can select a state and view links to lawyer referral services and legal aid organizations in that state. Listings are organized either by county or by city/town within each state.
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Study: Most female child molesters were victims of sexual abuse

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This brief report on Strickland's study, the largest of its kind, surveyed 130 incarcerated females, 60 of which were sex offenders and 70 of which were nonsexual offenders - and examined factors such as childhood trauma, substance abuse, emotional neediness and personality disorders. While the majority of both groups reported being the victims of childhood maltreatment, the sex offenders were significantly more likely to experience pervasive, serious and more frequent emotional abuse, physical abuse and neglect.
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On the Scene and Informed: First Response and Autism

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This is a guide for first responders to emergency situations on how to recognize when someone they respond to may be a person on the autism spectrum and how to appropriately modify their responses to work most effectively with people with autism.
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Human Trafficking Task Force Strategy and Operations e-Guide

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This guide is a resource to support established task forces and provide guidance to agencies looking to form human trafficking task forces. Its purpose is to assist in the development and day to day operations of an anti-human trafficking task force and to provide fundamental guidance for effective task force operations.