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Episodes in Season 2

Season 2Episode 11May 28, 2020

The Intersection of Technology and Forensic Interviewing, with Dr. Debra Poole and Dr. Jason Dickinson

In cases of suspected child abuse, can children be interviewed remotely, or must the interview be done in person?

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Season 2Episode 10May 21, 2020

Bonus Content: Universal Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences, with Dr. David Finkelhor

Bonus content from our recent interview with David Finkelhor—should we screen everyone for ACEs?

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Season 2Episode 9May 7, 2020

Let’s Talk About Spanking, with Stacie LeBlanc

About 75% of physical abuse starts as physical discipline gone awry, and spanking is ineffective and harmful to kids, yet many child abuse professionals still avoid raising the issue with

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Season 2Episode 8April 22, 2020

This Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Pacing Yourself Through the Pandemic, with Françoise Mathieu

Françoise Mathieu of TEND joined us to discuss healthy ways to handle working in a high-stress job in the middle of an even more stressful pandemic.

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Season 2Episode 7April 10, 2020

Bad News Is a Story; Good News Is a Statistic, with Dr. David Finkelhor

A recent short-term uptick in rates of child sexual abuse in the U.S. sparked this conversation about the long-term reduction in the rates of abuse and neglect and what we

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Season 2Episode 6March 27, 2020

COVID-19 and Criminal Justice, with Mat Heck, Jr.

How is our criminal justice system responding to the novel coronavirus, especially when it comes to keeping kids safe from abuse?

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Season 2Episode 5February 28, 2020

Predators in Our Pockets: The New Digital Hunting Grounds, with Lt. Veto Mentzell and Emily Cashman Kirstein

Two perspectives on child sexual abuse materials on the internet: We’ll hear from a law enforcement officer and a nonprofit that uses technology to protect kids.

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Season 2Episode 4February 14, 2020

Mending the Tears of Violence, with Dr. Sherry Hamby

Adversity and even violence are common in children’s lives. So how do we help kids thrive?

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Season 2Episode 3January 24, 2020

The Child-Trafficking-to-Adult-Prostitution Pipeline, with Yasmin Vafa

The connections between child sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and the adult sex trade—and how full decriminalization of adult prostitution could end up harming kids.

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Season 2Episode 2January 10, 2020

The Hidden Cost of Resilience, with Dr. Ernestine Briggs-King

The ability to bounce back from trauma is a good thing, but research is uncovering signs that all may not be well with kids who look like they’re doing just

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