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Season 6Episode 4April 20, 2024

Boys: The Invisible Victims of Child Sex Trafficking, with Amanda Connella and Sandra Stone, Ph.D.

What places boys at special risk for sex trafficking, and how can we help them?

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Season 5Episode 20December 8, 2023

Keeping Kids Safe in the Homeschool Boom, with Angela Grimberg

Most parents who homeschool their children have the kids’ best interests in mind, but how do we prevent the small percentage who are abusive parents from using homeschooling to isolate

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Season 5Episode 18November 13, 2023

Glimpsing the Iceberg: Corporal Punishment and Physical Abuse, with Amy Slep, Ph.D.

To truly address child physical abuse, we have to understand the scope of the problem and how parents’ use of corporal punishment can escalate to the point in which children

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Season 5Episode 15September 28, 2023

Best of the Best: The Real Red Flags of Grooming, with Elizabeth Jeglic, Ph.D.

Recent research on grooming behaviors can tell us what high-risk behaviors to look for when an adult interacts with children.

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Season 5Episode 14September 15, 2023

Best of the Best: Let’s Talk About Spanking, with Stacie LeBlanc

Research shows that spanking is ineffective—and even harmful to kids—yet many child abuse professionals and medical providers still hesitate to raise the issue with parents.

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Season 5Episode 5April 7, 2023

Growing Up Online: Addressing Child Sextortion, with Katie Connell

Online exploitation of children is sadly not a new phenomenon or topic, but what is new is the dramatic growth of sextortion cases—and children need our help to stay safe.

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Season 5Episode 4March 24, 2023

The Real Red Flags of Grooming, with Elizabeth Jeglic, Ph.D.

New research on grooming behaviors can tell us what high-risk behaviors we ought to look for when an adult interacts with children.

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Season 5Episode 1January 27, 2023

When Abuse Strikes Twice, with Miranda Kaye, Ph.D.

Both civilian and military families experience the same stressors that may contribute to child abuse and neglect, but military families experience additional stressors.

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Season 4Episode 20November 17, 2022

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?

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