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SAVE THE DATE! Child Maltreatment Solutions Network 9th Annual Conference


October 19-20, 2020, Nittany Lion Inn

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Fostering Lions program connects foster youth with opportunity at Penn State

Aug 28, 2019

With the passing of the Fostering Independence Through Education Act recently signed by Governor Wolf - foster youth who qualify for CHAFEE funding will now receive a tuition waiver to attend school and will also have a point of contact to assist them!


Professor named to governor's Council on Reform to aid vulnerable populations

Nov 19, 2019

Jennie Noll, director of Penn State’s Child Maltreatment Solutions Network and professor of human development and family studies, is one of 25 individuals across the commonwealth to be appointed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s Council on Reform


Sheridan Miyamoto receives grant to expand telehealth center supporting sexual assault survivors

Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Sheridan Miyamoto, Assistant Professor of Nursing, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Commision on Crime and Delinquency to support the SAFE-T Center.


Jennie Noll on "Your Parenting Mojo" Podcast

Aug 9, 2019

Dr. Jennie Noll, Director of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, talks about sexual abuse on the "Your Parenting Mojo" podcast.


Register now for the Future of Foster Care Conference

Aug 1, 2019

The conference will focus on identifying and addressing the barriers to meaningful change and innovative policy and practice solutions to the foster care system’s most pressing challenges.

Strengthening Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect


Our own Yo Jackson recently provided testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor.

Watch her testimony on Youtube

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How to Report Child Maltreatment


If you suspect child abuse or neglect, Call CHILDLINE at 1-800-932-0313

If a child is in immediate danger, first call 911. Then report it to CHILDLINE.

If you are a Penn State employee, volunteer, or independent contractor you must also email AD72@psu.edu communicating that a report has been made. Penn State policy requires all employees, volunteers, and independent contractors – regardless of your status as a mandated reporter – to report all instances of suspected child abuse. For more information, please refer to Policy AD72.

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