Our Newest Episode
Beyond Pride: Can Kids Trust Us When They Tell Us Who They Are?, with Al Killen-Harvey
With the recent push for anti-trans bills and states making it difficult if not impossible for trans youth to receive gender-affirming care, how do we better support LGBTQ youth and
The Limits of ACEs, with Dr. Ernestine Briggs-King and Dr. Jonathan Purtle
Decades after the original Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study, does this tool tell the complete story?
Collateral Damage: Kids and the Internet Privacy Wars, with Justin Fitzsimmons
Justin Fitzsimmons, associate vice president at the National White Collar Crime Center, joins us to raise the alarm about the way in which technology companies, social media outlets, and online
The Fear of False Allegations, with Tayler Jones-Cieminski
How does the fear of false allegations affect criminal cases alleging child sexual abuse, and what role does gender play?
Exploring a Memoir of Stolen Boyhood with Author Stephen Mills
Chosen, author Stephen Mills’ account of his abuse at the hands of a camp counselor and his journey towards healing, challenges all of us to better protect boys, and better
Reframing Childhood Adversity with Julie Sweetland
What if the way we message about the problems of child abuse and childhood adversity makes it harder to solve them?
Does America Believe Female Sexual Abusers Exist? with Dr. Caitlyn Muniz
Misperceptions abound about female-perpetrated child sexual abuse—and that harms victims.
The Surprising Prevalence of Sibling Sexual Abuse, with Nina Bertele
When we think about problematic sexual behaviors in youth, we rarely think about sibling sexual abuse, but it’s not uncommon. What can we do in these cases? And how can
The True Cost of Olympic Gold, with Marci Hamilton
Team doctor Larry Nassar abused hundreds of girls and young women, leaving Marci Hamilton at CHILD USA determined to examine how the toxic culture of sports allowed this to happen—and
Sticks and Stones … But What If Words Do Hurt?, with Yvonne Lei
Yvonne Lei joins us to discuss research into interpersonal discrimination and its effects on mental health, substance use, and well-being in young adults.