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Experiences With COVID-19 Stressors and Parents’ Use of Neglectful, Harsh, and Positive Parenting Practices in the Northeastern United States
Apr 13, 2021

Objective: To estimate household exposure to COVID-19 related stress and the association with parent report of neglectful, harsh, and positive discipline practices.

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What Lessons Can the Child Welfare System Take from the COVID-19 Pandemic? American Enterprise Institute (2021)
Apr 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn greater attention to the plight of abused and neglected children.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Rural availability of sexual assault nurse examiners
Apr 1, 2021

For victims of sexual assault, high-quality health care provided by sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) is associated with improved health and prosecutorial outcomes.

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A Cluster Randomized Trial to Reduce Missed Abusive Head Trauma in Pediatric Intensive Care Settings
Mar 31, 2021

Researchers demonstrate that a simple screening tool can help doctors "miss" fewer cases of pediatric abusive head trauma

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Frontline health care workers share perspective and advice
Mar 25, 2021

One year into the pandemic and despite the hardships and health risks, health care professionals around the globe continue to provide life-saving medicine, care for the most vulnerable, and treat all patients facing COVID-19.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Child Sexual Abuse as a Unique Risk Factor for the Development of Psychopathology: The Compounded Convergence of Mechanisms
Mar 10, 2021

Meta-analytic, population cohort, prospective, and clinical studies provide systematic evidence that child sexual abuse accounts for unique variation in several deleterious outcomes.

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Our Research Shows Educators Are Experiencing Trauma During the Pandemic. Here’s How We Can Reduce the Burden.
Mar 10, 2021

Educators play a critical role in our communities, but lately—and increasingly— they are burdened with responsibilities more appropriate for other members of the community, such as counselors, social workers, nurses and community organizers.

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Caring for vulnerable children and families during COVID-19
Mar 10, 2021

Among the innumerable effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on family services, many states have reported a dramatic decrease, some up to 30-40%, in the number of reports to child protective services.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
The Scope, Nature, and Causes of Child Abuse and Neglect
Mar 10, 2021

A pod cast featuring Sarah Font

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State
Reducing Disparities in Child Welfare Scholarship awarded
Mar 8, 2021

Congratulations to Lani Rosenbaum and Janiyah Davis on receiving this award for 21-22.

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