Amidst tears and trembling voices, dozens of Penn State community members entered into a circle made up of survivors and supporters Wednesday night to retell stories of sexual and domestic violence.
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April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month — a month dedicated to raising awareness about sexual abuse and educating communities about violence.
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As a freshman in college, happy to be away from home, Shannon trusted everyone around her.
Why? “Because I had no reason not to,” she said. But she now admits she failed to see the red flags.
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Esteemed child abuse expert Dr. Richard D. Krugman spoke Thursday afternoon at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center before a reception held for the new Penn State Hershey Center for the Protection of Children..................
It is estimated that one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually assaulted before age 18; yet, only one in 10 of these victims will disclose his or her abuse......
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Pennsylvania Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre) has introduced a bill aimed to help prevent child sex abuse in the state......[Read More]
"House Bill 2219, which Benninghoff introduced Wednesday, would guarantee that employers can’t retaliate against employees who report suspected child abuse directly to authorities"Read more here: [Read More]
Keynote Address to the Child Abuse Prevention Luncheon The College of Wooster, Ohio, March 21, 2002
Victoria Kepler Didato, MA, LPC, LSW, DAPA, is both a licensed counselor and a licensed social worker. She is respected for her book One In Four and for her work in the field of child sex .... [Read More]
Calvary Baptist Church in State College and the newly formed Beyond the Silence will host a presentation “Beyond the Betrayal: Healing from Sexual Abuse,” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at the church at 1250 University Drive, State College.Read more here: http://www.cent .... [Read More]
The State Theatre will host Community Conversation: Addressing Sexual Abuse, a panel discussion and film screening of the 2011 documentary “In a Town This Size.” The event is co-sponsored by the Centre County Women’s Resource Center..... [Read More]