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Giving Kids Their Futures Back During the Holidays and All the Rest of the Year, with Michelle Miller, Ph.D., LCSW
For children who have experienced abuse, holidays can be fraught with painful reminders of trauma, so how do we help them cope with both the highs and the lows that
What Really Matters in Team Effectiveness?, with Elizabeth McGuier, Ph.D.
What is the key to team effectiveness? We talk to Elizabeth McGuier, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh about her research into multidisciplinary teams.
America’s Inconsistent Response to Child Sexual Abuse, with Araceli Irurzun-Pérez
How does the U.S., and 12 states in particular, stack up against other countries on child sexual abuse prevention and intervention?
In Bad Faith: When Clergy Abuse, with Anna Segura-Montagut
For survivors who were sexually abused as a child by a member of the clergy, what affect does that have on their faith in God and their sense of resilience?
Why Aren’t More Child Sexual Abuse Cases Prosecuted?, with Stephanie Block
Most child sexual abuse cases don’t get prosecuted—why not, and what more could we do to support children and families?
Building a Smaller, Fairer, and Better Child Welfare System, with Christine James-Brown
Child protective services has become the system of last resort for families failed by every other system. Now, what are we going to do about it?
Best of the Best: Are We Solving the Wrong Problem in Child Welfare?, with Jerry Milner
Reimagining the child welfare system of the future. This episode originally aired on July 29, 2021.
Best of the Best: Faith, Trauma, and the Problem of Evil, with Victor Vieth
How should we handle it when abused children have spiritual questions? How do we help child protection professionals wrestling with the trauma they witness and its impact on their own
The Future of Possible in Children’s Advocacy Centers, with Ted Cross
Over the last two decades, a growing evidence base has demonstrated the effectiveness of the Children’s Advocacy Center model, but what do we still need to learn to improve our
The Unique Vulnerability of Youth Athletes, with Courtney Kiehl
Courtney Kiehl, a former elite gymnast and now an attorney who advocates for survivors of child sexual abuse, joins us to discuss what makes youth athletes vulnerable, and how we