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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?