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2014-07-15 10:20:42

Saint Louis University Children with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for abuse and neglect from parents than children developing at a typical rate. So far, there was little evidence of specific parental behaviors that were associated with the risk, but a SLU study finds inappropriate expectations and lack of empathy play a significant role in triggering the risk. Debra Zand, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics at Saint Louis University and the principal investigator...

2014-07-15 08:28:54

AV rated elder abuse attorneys in every state are invited by the Nursing Home Complaint Center to carry out their mission of helping families of those who died from neglect in nursing homes WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is inviting AV rated elder abuse attorneys in each state to join in their initiative to address our nation's severe issue with nursing home, or rehab facility patients dying, because the care providers in these types of...

2014-07-14 23:06:13

Face Forward Foundation Focuses on Patients Moving Beyond Physical and Mental Scars Of Domestic Violence Through Reconstructive Surgery Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Face Forward Foundation, a charity that provides reconstructive surgery for victims of domestic violence, will hold its most important fundraising and awareness-building event of the year, The Fifth Annual Gala, “A Venetian Masquerade.” This inspirational charity will raise funds with a goal of $500,000 for 2015...

2014-07-14 23:01:39

NoBullying releases the guide to Covert Bullying today - http://nobullying.com/covert-bullying/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The National Center against Bullying defines covert bullying as bullying that “is often harder to recognize and can be carried out behind the bullied person’s back. It is designed to harm someone’s social reputation and/or cause humiliation”. NoBullying examines the dangers of covert bullying today. Also known as “Relational Aggression,” there are...

2014-07-14 20:21:28

MILWAUKEE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin announced today that it has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Selig family to support the Sojourner Family Peace Center, a first-of-its-kind family justice model in Milwaukee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126909 The new, centrally located 78,000-square foot facility, which is scheduled to open in 2016, is a joint project between Sojourner Family Peace Center and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin....

2014-07-10 23:00:52

Bullying Suicide, an Alarming article released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/bullying-suicide/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 In an extensive article released today, NoBullying examines the facts and stories coming out about bullying suicide and what everyone can do to prevent bullying and suicide. The article examines the bullying of school children, the many aspects of bullying, how to cope with bullying and also goes into numerous ugly faces of bullying leading into...

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...


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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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