This Life: #MeToo movement inspires Marietta mom to seek justice

For the longest time, Empress Rellise accepted other people’s impressions of her. She was, in their eyes, a promiscuous whore, a nymphomaniac. The problem with that is she never had a choice in the matter. No 5-year-old girl, or boy for that matter, ever does. Most 5-year-olds know their address and phone number. They can recognize… Read more about This Life: #MeToo movement inspires Marietta mom to seek justice

Special Online Resources for Parents/Caretakers

Safety Resources   (Printable Download of these resources at the bottom of the page) Sex Offender Registry     Parents for Megans Law and the Crime Victims Center www.parentsformeganslaw.org In July 1994 the world lost 7-year-old Megan Nicole Kanka.  She was sexually assaulted and killed by her neighbor who was a previously convicted sex offender.  […]

4 myths about #MeToo its founder dispelled at Rutgers

The #MeToo movement has empowered millions of women to share stories of sexual violence and shined light on misconduct by powerful men, but the movement’s founder is just as interested in talking about what it is not as she is in discussing what it is. The movement is not just for women and specifically is not… Read more about 4 myths about #MeToo its founder dispelled at Rutgers

What’s The Difference Between Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment And Rape?

The terms “sexual abuse,” “sexual assault,” “sexual harassment” – and even “rape” – crop up daily in the news. We are likely to see these terms more as the #MeToo movement continues. Many people want to understand these behaviors and work to prevent them. It helps if we are consistent and as precise as possible when… Read more about What’s The Difference Between Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment And Rape?

It Is Time to End the Child Soldier Stereotype

From Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo to Myanmar and Nigeria, countless children remain trapped in armed conflict. The UN Secretary General’s 2017 Report on Children and Armed Conflict names 56 non-state armed groups and seven state armed forces in 14 countries that recruit children. Escalating conflicts have led to a spike in child recruitment… Read more about It Is Time to End the Child Soldier Stereotype

Factors That Put The Child’s Mental Health At Risk

The Risk And Resilience Model : According to the Risk And Resilience Model (Pearce , 1993) there exist three categories of factors that put the child’s mental health at risk. These are as follows : Factors relating to the child’s / young person’s environment Factors relating to the child’s / young person’s family Factors relating to… Read more about Factors That Put The Child’s Mental Health At Risk

Michigan State University Disciplines Officials in Wake of Nassar Abuse Scandal

Michigan State University is taking disciplinary actions against more officials in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal of Larry Nassar, a former employee who also served as a doctor for the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team. The university said Friday it plans to fire the former dean of its osteopathic medicine college, William Strampel, taking the… Read more about Michigan State University Disciplines Officials in Wake of Nassar Abuse Scandal

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