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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tuition Waivers for Pennsylvania Foster Youth
Jul 3, 2019

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.

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