Child Maltreatment Solutions Network 2020 Conference
The 2020 Awareness event, sponsored by the Vladimir de Lissovoy Program Support Endowment for the Protection of Children and the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, will focus on the prevention of child neglect.
Why is there a 12 year gap between research and its use? How can you make sure providers and policy makers use your research so that it's impactful?
Penn State researchers who scoured 2,000 child abuse reports across the state say the state should rethink a law that requires the destruction of some records of abuse allegations and re-examine what’s causing a state appeals bureau to overturn the vast majority of abuse rulings.
Dr. Chad Shenk, Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State, is awarded the College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society Excellence in Teaching Award
Molly Hall, assistant professor of veterinary and biomedical studies at Penn State, was recently named recipient of the Dr. Frances Keesler Graham Early Career Professorship.
Research shows that harsh parenting results in children with lower self-esteem and behavior problems, but many parents still practice it.
Dr. Sheridan Miyamoto's Safe-T Scope took third place and $25,000 for creating a solution to enhance access to quality sexual assault care in under served communities. Dr. Miyamoto is a member of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network faculty cohort.
Improving placement quality and outcomes for children in foster care was one of the themes at the 2019 Child Maltreatment Solutions Network Conference, “The Future of Foster Care: New Science to Address Old Problems," held recently at Penn State’s University Park campus.
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!