On Parenting: Abuse


Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Sandusky’s day of reckoning is ours, too

Child advocates try to direct the attention to child abuse before the Jerry Sandusky trial fades away.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:11 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Child Abuse

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Penn State scandal’s better angels

The Penn State sex abuse scandal inspired a 12-year-old to raise more than $10,000 to support victims of abuse.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Penn State report: Are they glad they tried to protect their reputations now?

The Freeh report on Penn State is an indictment of all involved, revealing that at every level self-interest trumped child protection

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:31 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2012

The Penn State scandal: Former Olympian speaks out against the culture of youth athletics

Former Oympian Kathy Johnson Clarke is speaking out about sex abuse in youth athletics in light of Penn State and her own brushes with abusive coaches.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Child sex abuse: One parent’s story

The coverage of the Jerry Sandusky case has prompted victims in other cases to come forward, helping them find new courage to speak up and out.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Child Abuse

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Adam Sandler’s ‘That’s My Boy’ protested by child advocates

Adam Sandler’s new movie opened this weekend to terrible reviews and the worst came not from critics, but from a group of child advocates.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Teens, Child Abuse

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Sandusky, Horace Mann, Manassas & sexual abuse: Has the culture changed enough?

Has the culture changed enough?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse, Safety

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Jerry Sandusky trial: why victims need anonymity

The victims, previously identified with numbers, asked they be permitted to use pseudonyms during the trial to protect their privacy. The judge said there was no legal basis to grant the request.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012

The Huguely trial: A window into dating violence amid a month for prevention

The terrible revelations that are spilling out of a Charlottesville courtroom is a wretched backdrop to what’s been deemed Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Severe child abuse: Pediatrics releases a comprehensive report

An analysis, published in the journal Pediatrics, reports that 4,569 children were hospitalized due to serious abuse in 2006; 300 of these children died.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 07:12 PM ET, 01/14/2012

Joe Paterno speaks: Why he didn’t do more after hearing about abuse at Penn State

Will the Penn state scandal make us all aware of our responsibility to report abuse? Or do we need legislation to force us to do that?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:12 PM ET, 01/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abuse

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Penn State fallout: The emergence of the victims

How can parents and caregivers support a victim of abuse? Jennifer Marsh, a director at The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, shares her advice.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  01:06 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child abuse, child sex abuse, child abuse recovery, Penn state

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Not just the Penn State coaches: Most of us look away from abuse

When confronted with suspected abuse, barely a third reported it to authorities, the police or child protective services, says a 2008 study by victim-advocacy group Safe Horizon.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child abuse, Penn State abuse scandal, childhood sex abuse

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Penn State: What if the victims had been girls?

Would the situation have unfolded differently if a woman was in the chain of command that heard of the complaints at Penn State, or if the victims were girls?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child abuse, Penn State, children and sex abuse

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 11/10/2011

How adults justify not reporting child abuse

Concern for the adults, instead of the kids, involved in child-abuse cases results in negligence.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  11:08 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  child and abuse

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Penn State abuse scandal and what parents can do

A checklist of questions to ask any kids organization to help protect your own.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:19 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches and abuse, sexual abuse prevention