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Season 5Episode 19November 23, 2023

Cultural Considerations Working With Middle Eastern and North African Families, with Marina Bassili, PsyD

What cultural factors may affect Middle Eastern and North African families when they come into contact with the U.S. child welfare system?

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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 17October 27, 2023

Tailoring TF-CBT to Black Children and Youth, with Isha Metzger, Ph.D.

What do you do if, as a clinician and researcher, you see that a population of kids is not, perhaps, receiving the full benefit of the best treatment? If you’re

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Season 5Episode 16October 16, 2023

TF-CBT: Helping Kids Get Better, with Anthony Mannarino, Ph.D.

TF-CBT, an effective treatment for kids who have experienced trauma, has continued to evolve to meet the needs of different populations. So what’s next?

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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 13September 5, 2023

How Inequality Fuels Child Abuse, with Paul Bywaters, Ph.D.

What is the relationship between poverty and child abuse and neglect, and what needs to change for us to truly stand alongside families and be genuinely helpful?

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Season 5Episode 12August 17, 2023

Are We Remembering the Boys?, with Mark Kavenagh, Ph.D.

What do we know about how boys experience sexual exploitation, and how do we ensure that every victim of every gender gets the help that they need to heal?

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Season 5Episode 11July 31, 2023

Fighting Back: What Jurors Don’t Know About Abuse, with Jonathan Golding, Ph.D.

What do potential jurors believe about children and resisting sexual abuse, and how does that influence the outcome at trial?

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Season 5Episode 10July 1, 2023

Why Do Kids Blame Themselves After Abuse?, with Dr. Ernest Jouriles

How do we help children who have been sexually abused believe that abuse is never, ever their fault?

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