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The Intersection of Technology and Forensic Interviewing, with Dr. Debra Poole and Dr. Jason Dicksinson
In cases of suspected child abuse, can children be interviewed remotely, or must the interview be done in person?
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?
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
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.
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
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?
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.
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?
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.
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