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Head, Shoulders, Penis, Vulva: How Using Anatomical Names for Anatomical Parts Can Keep Children Safe

By: Ally Washenesky Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Knees and Toes Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Knees and Toes Eyes and Ears and Mouth and… Read More

Why Aren’t They Arrested Yet? A Citizen’s Guide to a Child Abuse Investigation

The abuse of a child is an offense that many citizens will agree rises to the level of unacceptable in the eyes of society. When… Read More

By Ally Washenesky

Help! Is this Normal? : Healthy Sexual Development in Children

“So hypothetically…” is a statement from caregivers that I have heard a lot of as an advocate for children who experience abuse. This statement is… Read More

By Kylee Pass, MSW

Recognize, Respond, Report: How to Make a Report of Suspected Child Abuse if I Am Not a Mandated Reporter

Nobody likes to think about worst-case-scenarios. The worst-case-scenario with our family, friends, and especially our children. We teach our children how to be safe, but… Read More

By Ryan Prouty

Dissecting Expert Testimony on Child Sexual Abuse Denial After New Jersey v. J.L.G

Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation (Syndrome), coined by Roland Summit in 1983, has been a pivotal and invaluable contribution to the forensic interviewing field to help… Read More

By Allie Dischinger

The Truth About Stranger Danger: Debunking Common Myths about Child Sexual Abuse

Through a variety of influences in our life, whether it be at home, church, school, or social groups, we have naturally been taught several, “truths” about child sexual abuse throughout our lives. With all those… Read More

By Ally Kovach