On Parenting: Child 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 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 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