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Radically Vulnerable: Achieving Justice for Survivors, with Marci Hamilton
CHILD USA’s Prof. Marci Hamilton joins us to discuss the legal landscape for survivors of child sexual abuse—and what else society must do to protect children.
Housing Instability and Child Welfare, with Maya Brennan
The Urban Institute’s Maya Brennan joins us to examine the out-size impact that housing instability has on family well-being.
Prediction as Prevention, with Emily Putnam-Hornstein
At-risk children, implicit bias in the child welfare system, and what role big data should have in making potentially life-and-death decisions about children’s safety.
Treating the Smoke and Not the Fire, with Darrell Hammond and Michelle Esrick
From Darrell Hammond and Michelle Esrick, the duo behind Cracked Up, a discussion about how too often society treats the effects of childhood trauma instead of the cause.
The Science of Storytelling, with Nat Kendall-Taylor
How can we get people to engage in conversations about an uncomfortable topic—child sexual abuse? How should we change our messaging to give people hope for progress?
The Failure That Leads to All Others, with Mary Graw Leary
Child sexual abuse in institutional settings is a problem we know how to fix—the challenge is getting institutions to make child protection a priority.
The Bystander Effect—Why People Don’t Report Child Abuse, with Dr. Wendy Walsh
Why people shy away from reporting suspected child abuse—and how we can overcome those barriers.