Description : Examines the reasons children run away from home, the problems they face on the streets, and where they can get help. Also discusses how and why children are kidnapped by a parent or stranger.
Author by : United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Languange : en
Publisher by : United States Government Printing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 54
Total Download : 194
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Description : Written by parents and family members who have experienced the disappearance of a child, this guide contains their combined advice concerning what you can expect when your child is missing, what you can do, and where you can go for help. The first chapter focuses on the search for a missing child and explains how a parent can best participate in the search. Chapter 2 discusses parents' relationship with law enforcement and offers tips that will facilitate effective cooperation. The third chapter examines issues related to the media, including media packages, press conferences, and interviews; and chapter 4 offers suggestions for producing fliers about a missing child and for managing the photo and flier distribution process. The next chapter addresses the many uses of volunteers, both trained and untrained, to help in the search and to provide for the needs of the family. Chapter 6 discusses the use of rewards and the management of monetary donations, followed by a chapter that emphasizes the need for parents to take care of their own needs, the needs of their children, and members of the extended family. í̀.
Description : This guide contains advice concerning what you can expect when your child is missing, what you can do, & where you can go for help. It explains the role that various agencies & organizations play in the search for your missing child & discusses some of the important issues that you & your family need to consider. It first summarizes the most critical steps that parents should take when their child is first missing, including whom to call, preserving evidence, & where to turn for help. The other chapters discuss: the search; law enforcement; the media; photo & flier distribution; volunteers; rewards; & personal & family considerations.
Description : A cemetery. A lost child. An ancient secret. Do you believe in ghosts? In Old Willow Cemetery, Elias Hatch protects the secret power buried inside his cemetery, and he knows five-year-old Henry Brooke has managed to get inside the locked gates. Who let him inside? Where is he now? Antonia Brooke and her husband Adam frantically search the woods and all of Concord to find their little boy. Not until Detective Mike Balducci discovers the crystal sculpture buried in Old Willow, not until he discovers the apparitions hiding within the woods, not until he discovers the dazzling faces inside the darkened air, does he find the clues to what happened to little Henry Brooke in Concord, Massachusetts. This is a supernatural mystery about a family who confronts long-buried secrets of the dead. Do you believe in ghosts?The Dazzling Darkness is an award-winning novel: Gothic Readers Choice Award for Outstanding Fiction 2012, and, Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal Award 2014.GOTHIC READERS BOOK CLUB CHOICE AWARD WINNER8́58́58́58́58́5 Outstanding Fiction "Dazzling sums up Paula Cappa's paranormal/supernatural novel ... an elegance and grace that seduces you."BRONZE MEDAL WINNER, Readers' Favorite Book Award for Supernatural Fiction, 2014 "Beautiful and high standard writing style from start to finish ... a superb and classy supernatural novel." Readers' Favorite ReviewsMidwest Book Review"Paula Cappa is a master of the metaphysical mystery genre. "The Dazzling Darkness" documents her as an extraordinary and original storyteller of the first rank. Very highly recommended. Also strongly recommended is Cappa's previous metaphysical novel "Night Sea Journey: A Tale of the Supernatural."