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2012-04-04 21:08:59

Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history, according to University of British Columbia research. Sexually abused boys are also three times more likely to have multiple sexual partners and twice as likely to engage in unprotected sex. Published online in advance of the Journal of Adolescent Health´s June issue, the UBC study explores links between sexual abuse and risky sexual behavior,...

2012-04-02 23:03:34

Sharing Resources for Men is the Focus of the Partnership New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 In recognition of April serving as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, 1in6, Inc.–a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help men who experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives–proudly announces their recent partnership with the Joyful Heart Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Emmy Award-winning actress and advocate...

2012-03-30 23:01:59

Don Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource Services background screening corporation warns of limitations of relying strictly on criminal record reports. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 “I applaud school districts around the country for looking for ways to keep the kids safe. But background checks that strictly review driving history, criminal history, or looking at the sex offender registry and other databases won´t identify all the adults...

2012-03-20 23:01:43

Donald J. Dymer, chief operating officer of SingleSource and sponsor of the Protect the Children Conference held in Jacksonville, Florida, hopes the bill will result in quicker, earlier reporting of unacceptable behavior, hence minimize victimization for innocent children and youth. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 SingleSource Chairman and President Don Dymer applauds Florida Governor Rick Scotts bill (HB 1355) which imposes huge fines on public or private colleges and...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

According to court documents, on March 8th, 2012 the California Supreme Court ruled that C.A., a minor student who was molested by a high school counselor, can sue the school for negligence in hiring and supervising the counselor (S188982). C.A. claimed the counselor at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita (Los Angeles County) sexually harassed and molested him many times between January and September 2007. C.A sued his public high school guidance counselor and the school district for...

2012-02-22 19:15:00

The FACSA Foundation announced today the upcoming virtual internet expo associated to assisting individuals who have been or are targeted for sexual assault and related prevention issues associated with this terrible crime. The FACSA expo is scheduled for March 20th through March 21st, 2012. Springhill, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 The Family and Friends Fighting Against Child Sexual Assault (the 'FACSA Foundation') is pleased to announce the upcoming nationwide online INXPO that...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

On Feb.15th, 2012, Alain Eloym Salas, a teaching assistant and athletic coach at Fremont High School in Los Angeles, was expected to appear for arraignment in Department 12 of Compton Superior Court. According to court documents (case no. TA122002), Alain Eloym Salas is accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with an underage student and he is charged with four felonies; three counts of lewd act upon a child and one count of contact with minor for sexual offense. Molestation...

2012-02-20 20:25:20

Children in the U.S. whose activity choices, interests, and pretend play before age 11 fall outside those typically expressed by their biological sex face increased risk of being physically, psychologically, and sexually abused, and of suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by early adulthood, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). It is the first study to use a population-based sample to look at gender nonconformity as a risk...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

A scientifically proven assessment test is the missing link that ties together background screening, criminal record checks, finger printing and drug testing to red flag child sexual abusers. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Don Dymer, president and chief executive officer for SingleSource Services reminds his colleagues in the background industry and others engaged in what he calls “frenzied” background checks about the limitations of strictly relying on...

2012-02-07 21:07:02

Parents are much more likely to blame and doubt their children when their child has been sexually abused by another adolescent instead of an adult, according to new research from the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire. "Parents may have higher levels of blame toward their child when sexually abused by adolescents because parents have difficulty with the concept of adolescent sex offenders. Some parents may still expect the offender to be an older...