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Dec 5, 2018
It is the quietest epidemic, but its numbers do not lie. A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau report revealed that one...
Dec 5, 2018
Children in the welfare system are particularly vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) according to a 2013 U.S. House of...
Dec 4, 2018
The Penn State College of Nursing’s Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center played a key role in a congressional briefing Nov...
Dec 3, 2018
Students in human development and family studies, biobehavioral health, education, nursing, psychology, and other degree programs are benefiting from...
Nov 9, 2018
Building a Multidisciplinary Pipeline of Researchers in Child Abuse and Neglect: Summer Training Institute for Early Career or Transitioning Scholars...
Oct 12, 2018
Penn State senior Rachel Brettler, who is majoring in biobehavioral health and minoring in human development and family studies, is being mentored by...
Oct 10, 2018
Almost 10 million older adults in the U.S. have cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease, or other related dementias. Penn State researchers are...
Sep 12, 2018
Children who suffer childhood sexual abuse early are more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors, adolescent pregnancy, and teenage motherhood,...
Sep 5, 2018
Penn State isn’t just a leader on childhood well-being through its Child Maltreatment Solutions Network — but is pushing others to be leaders, too. “...
Sep 4, 2018
A new initiative spearheaded by Penn State researchers is aiming to revolutionize how policymakers understand and prevent child sexual abuse. The...

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