Sexual assault victims have better outcomes when they receive specialized care, yet there is a shortage of trained sexual-assault nurses across the country, especially in rural areas.
Penn State’s Fostering Lions Program, which operates through the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, provides support for foster youth in postsecondary education.
The researcher analyzed a new study by Putnam-Hornstein et al., which estimates cumulative incidence rates for child welfare system (CWS) involvement.
Researchers sought to measure the impact of changing caregiver histories on expert assessments of abuse likelihood.
Littleton and Shipe accepted to the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect Summer Research Institute
Researchers outlined the methods of the Child Health Study (CHS), a large, state-wide longitudinal cohort of recently maltreated and non-maltreated youth aged 8–13 who will be assessed every 2 years.
Researchers tested child and caregiver adversity and their associations with an inflammatory composite and CRP in 93 preschool-age children and their caregivers.
Researchers helped address the gap between child maltreatment and the increased likelihood of substance use.
Researchers examined associations of foster care exit type with risk of entry into state prison.
Researchers aimed to estimate household exposure to COVID-19 related stress and the association with parent report of neglectful, harsh and positive discipline practices.