Latest Sexual abuse Stories

2012-06-24 23:01:43

The Penn State case, driven by the courage of the survivors, has advanced the country´s understanding of the sexual abuse of boys, and in so doing it has given hope to countless boys and young men who otherwise may have remained isolated and alone. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 The trial of Jerry Sandusky focused the country´s attention on the sexual abuse of boys. It also showcased the tremendous courage of the young men who came forward, who testified in court, and in so...

2012-06-23 23:01:00

Stacy Pendarvis, consultant and noted child sexual abuse prevention specialist notifies public about free comprehensive, powerful education and awareness programs offer adults real tools to prevent child sexual abuse. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Don Dymer, president and CEO of SingleSource Services Corporation, background screening company and Stacy Pendarvis, MSW, MA, a long time consultant who works with Darkness to Light and the Monique Burr Foundation For Children...

2012-06-23 23:00:54

Victims of sexual, physical or verbal abuse often remain loyal or desperately attached to their abuser. Jerry andusky's trial brings this phenomenon to light. This Stockholm-like Effect deserves compassionate examination. Dr. Carol Francis on her Talk Radio Show discusses the magnetic pull between victim and abuser with Teresa Joyce author of "There's A Fine Line" which is an autobiographical account of how twisted and entangled such relationships become. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 22,...

2012-06-14 23:00:32

The Diana Screen is the only one effective, scientifically validated screening assessment tool that identifies those who pose a sexual abuse threat to children and youth. The screen is named for a young girl who was sexually abused in foster care. Although eventually adopted by a loving, nurturing family, the anguish she suffered never went away and eventually Diana ended her own life. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 SingleSource Services Corporation, a national background...

2012-05-24 19:33:29

A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse. Researchers at Queen's University Belfast pioneered the intervention in conjunction with the international NGO, World Vision as part of a wider program to treat psychological distress in child victims of war and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eastern Congo has the world's highest rate of sexual violence. Known as 'the rape...

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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.