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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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Season 5Episode 9June 15, 2023

Addressing the Needs of Children and Families After Mass Violence, with Melissa Brymer, Angela Moreland, and Melissa Sommerville

Mass violence can come to any community, so how can we prepare to help caregivers, children, and our communities as a whole cope with mass violence and its long-term aftermath?

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Season 5Episode 8May 19, 2023

Small Brave Moves for a Life-Changing Field, with Nicole M. Bianchi

Forget what Hollywood says—what does bravery in leadership really look like, and how might small brave moves change us and our organizations?

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Season 5Episode 7May 5, 2023

Best of the Best: Gender Bias and the Myth of Parental Alienation, with Joan S. Meier

Everyone’s heard of the vengeful woman who accuses her ex-husband of child abuse during a divorce, but in this rebroadcast of one of our earliest episodes, we take a look

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Season 5Episode 6April 21, 2023

Best of the Best: Beyond ACEs, with Dr. Lisa Amaya-Jackson

In a rebroadcast of one of our best episodes from our first season, Dr. Lisa Amaya-Jackson joins us to discuss why context matters when it comes to an individual’s adverse

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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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