Network News


Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Heterogeneity in the dynamic arousal and modulation of fear in young foster children
Sep 1, 2020

Researchers explored how child and context-related factors were associated with heterogeneity in young foster children’s organized patterns of fear response to distress.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Molecular stress indicator not observed in survivors of child sexual abuse
Aug 18, 2020

Researchers and medical experts have long known that child sexual abuse has profoundly negative effects on the health of survivors; however, an international team of researchers was not able to find a link between the abuse and telomere length, considered an indicator of cellular aging and health.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Intergenerational transmission of childhood trauma? Testing cellular aging in mothers exposed to sexual abuse and their children
Aug 3, 2020

Researchers tested whether childhood sexual abuse (CSA) was associated with telomere length (TL) in adult females and further tested the hypothesis of intergenerational transmission of CSA-related effects by measuring TL in both CSA-exposed and non-exposed mothers and their children.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
A Little Blue Bird Told Me: Sentiment Change on Orphanage Tourism
Jul 27, 2020

Researchers assessed online conversations related to orphanage tourism to understand changes in the public’s sentiments over the past decade.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Miyamoto selected for Betty Irene Moore Nurse Leaders and Innovators Fellowship
Jul 7, 2020

Sheridan Miyamoto in Penn State College of Nursing is one of 11 nurse scientists accepted to the inaugural cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Preventing child abuse through upcoming webinar series
Jul 2, 2020

Penn State’s nationally recognized Child Maltreatment Solutions Network is taking preventative measures to promote a safer community for the children locally in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
SAFE-T Center creates blueprint for community-engaged response to sexual assault
Jul 1, 2020

Penn State’s Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center has been utilizing telehealth along with a community-engaged solution to enhance sexual assault care in rural and underserved communities in Pennsylvania.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Gender Disparity in Pennsylvania Child Abuse and Neglect Sentencing Outcomes
Jun 7, 2020

Sentencing studies consistently show that male offenders receive more severe sentences than females.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
SSRI cofunds named to trauma-informed initiative
May 19, 2020

Two SSRI cofunded faculty members were recently selected to join Governor Tom Wolf’s 'Trauma-Informed PA Think Tank', a statewide initiative to develop the commonwealth's capacity for trauma-informed care.

Let's Get In Touch!


Sign Up for the Network Newsletter


Would you like updates from the Network and to receive the Network newsletter?