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2014-07-10 23:00:24

More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street violence, will attend the 21st World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, July 15-19. Georgia State University is hosting the prestigious world meeting, which is held every other year on alternating continents. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street...

2014-07-09 23:01:15

NoBullying releases a guide to how bullying in the USA has evolved http://nobullying.com/bullying-in-the-usa/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Though people of all ages can be bullied it most often happens to school aged children. Over the years the problem has grown in elementary, middle and high schools throughout America. Parents and school officials in most states have come together to try and stop bullying, with varied results. Can Bullying in the USA be stopped? NoBullying examines...

2014-07-08 16:25:17

-- Ribbon-cutting celebration marks the opening of a new computer lab to promote financial literacy and self-sufficiency for domestic violence survivors NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence shelters, with the global financial services firm supporting URI's pioneering effort to eradicate economic abuse, which affects 98 percent of domestic...

2014-07-07 23:06:50

Levinson Axelrod fights for the rights of nursing home patients throughout New Jersey who are injured by abuse and neglect. The firm observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 by helping to educate the public on the growing problem of elder abuse. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The United Nations, the National Center on Elder Abuse, and the World Health Organization have designated June 15th as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The law firm of Levinson Axelrod observed this day...

2014-07-07 04:21:20

AVG Technologies research identifies major gap in training and support for teachers AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents rely too much on schools to teach their children about online safety, according to 82 percent of teachers surveyed globally by AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users. The research highlights the ongoing discussion over the responsibility for delivering online safety education to children, with...

2014-07-03 12:57:40

University of Toronto Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thirty-five per cent of adults with dyslexia report they were physically abused before they turned 18. In contrast, seven per cent of those without dyslexia reported that they had...

2014-07-02 04:20:58

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of adolescents visiting the emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. According to a study published online Monday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, dating violence among adolescents was also strongly associated with alcohol, illicit drug use and depression ("Dating Violence Among Male and Female Youth Seeking Emergency Department Care")...

Parents Can Play Key Role Against Bullying
2014-07-01 03:49:50

University of Queensland A University of Queensland study has shown that families can be more effective in protecting children from bullying than school-based strategies alone. The findings, to be published in the journal Behavior Therapy, show that parents can actively help their children reduce the impact of bullying. The results of a randomized control trial of Resilience Triple P, a family-based variant of UQ’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, show the program is more...

2014-07-01 11:48:39

Sam Houston State University Cyberbullying creates fear among students about being victimized at school, a recent study by Sam Houston State University found. While traditional bullying still creates the most fear among students, cyberbullying is a significant factor for fear of victimization at school among students who have experienced bullying or disorder At school, such as the presence of gangs. The fear from cyberbullying is most prominent in minority populations. "It cannot be...

2014-06-30 23:07:03

School Shooting, An Extensive Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/school-shooting/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In past years, school shootings have become common. So common that they need to be discussed and understood in order to prevent such tragedies from happening to children and school staff everywhere, explore NoBullying’s guide to school shooting released today. The guide begins by listing the six factors that contribute to a school shooting such as...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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