Posts by Gabriela Magallon

Carol Brusca’s Full September 2018 Story

Using Character Strengths to Increase Happiness In the field of Psychology, there is a domain called Positive Psychology which focuses on “what makes life worth living”. (Peterson, 2008) Positive Psychology encourages individuals to look at the Character Strengths they have and look at how those strengths can be used to increase happiness and wellbeing. Although…

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The Innocent Justice proudly presents our new trainers!

Supervisory Special Agent Jessica Farnsworth has been a special agent with the Utah Attorney General’s Office since 1999 and currently serves as the Section Chief for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC). SSA Farnsworth began working as a counselor for abused children in 1990.  From 1995 to 1998 she worked with the Utah…

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Michael Sullivan’s Full May Story

Balancing Life and an assignment to ICAC My work in ICAC was some of the most rewarding work I have ever done.  It was not until I left ICAC that I realized how much of my life I had given up so I could do the work.  Prior to working in ICAC I was a…

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John Pizzuro’s Full April Story

                                               Our mind is incredibly complex yet very simple. What we think about and focus on manifests itself in many ways. Where ones’ focus goes is where their feelings and emotions follow. This…

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Jerry Barker’s Full February Story

I am very thankful for the opportunity every day to supervise the best employees on the face of this earth!   Jerry Barker – Arizona ICAC Commander   I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe holiday season! We are beginning 2018 with some great training and information for everyone to take advantage of. One of…

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Carol Brusca’s Full December Story

When it comes to the holiday season, it can be very difficult to stay present and in the moment, as opposed to focusing on the “should”, “need tos”, “must do”. Although it is typically our intention to stay present, it can be hard when we feel pulled in many different directions. When this occurs, we…

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Anthony Maez’ full List of Tips

As an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Commander for the State of New Mexico, I frequently receive questions from adults, teens, and children on how to protect themselves from the dangers online. Here is a list of suggestions, many seem like common sense but they can help you stay safe while online. Unfortunately, many of…

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Giuseppe Weller’s Full Story

One of the biggest areas of what I do and feel passionate about is the idea that the ICAC detectives are incredibly special to the world, and they have a special calling when working in this field. Since SHIFT, I made it a habit to ensure that the investigators come to work because “they want…

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