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!
Dr. Sheridan Miyamoto, Assistant Professor of Nursing, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Commision on Crime and Delinquency to support the SAFE-T Center.
Dr. Jennie Noll, Director of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, talks about sexual abuse on the "Your Parenting Mojo" podcast.
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.
Legislation establishing college tuition waivers for Pennsylvania foster youth passed the House Education Committee on Thursday, June 27, 2019 and was signed by Governor Wolf on Friday.
"Trauma-Informed Schools: Integrating Child Maltreatment Prevention, Detection, and Intervention" now available at Springer.com
Yo Jackson, Associate Director of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, recently provided testimony on strengthening prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect to the U.S. House House Committee on Education and Labor’s subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services.
Early intervention and prevention efforts can decrease many of the long-term consequences of sexual abuse.
The Penn State Child Maltreatment Solutions Network is seeking proposals for presentations at its 2019 conference, which will be held Sept 23-24 at the Nittany Lion Inn at University Park. The title of this year’s conference is “The Future of Foster Care: New Science on Old Problems.”