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Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Innovative Methods in Child Maltreatment Research
Oct 19, 2020

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network 2020 Conference

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Preventing Child Neglect
Apr 4, 2020

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.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Achieving Social Impact by Bridging Research and Policy!
Feb 17, 2020

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?

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
State handling of child abuse records and appeals process criticized in new report
Feb 3, 2020

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.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society Excellence In Teaching Award
Nov 22, 2019

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

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Molly Hall recipient of early career professorship award
Oct 28, 2019

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.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
New project to study harsh parenting to inform better interventions
Oct 22, 2019

Research shows that harsh parenting results in children with lower self-esteem and behavior problems, but many parents still practice it.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
2019 Invent Penn State Tech Tournament showcases disruptive technologies and early-stage companies
Oct 9, 2019

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.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
8th annual Child Maltreatment Solutions Network Conference Explored the future of foster care
Sep 23, 2019

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.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
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!

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