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Child Sexual Groomers and how to banish them by Daniel Pollack Cockroaches, those infamous, hearty and adaptable bugs, can withstand hostile temperatures that few other creatures can endure. Chameleons, known for their ability to change their appearance, can effortlessly merge with their environment. In the desert? Go brown. In the jungle? Go green. Child sexual...
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The Science of  Dissociative Amnesia in Childhood Sexual Abuse Cases Netflix’s documentary series The Keepers investigates the mysterious 1969 murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik, a Catholic nun. The show has received acclaim not only for the suspenseful story but also for its subject matter. Part of the story involves a victim recovering memories of her...
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What To Say When Someone Tells You They Were Sexually Assaulted It is hard to know what to say when someone you are close to tells you they were sexually violated. Your response at that time can make a difference. Here are some thoughts to consider: Don’t judge. Survivors make an outcry when they are...
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How to Recognize the Signs of Verbal/Emotional Abuse We all have friends who share with us problems they are having in relationships. When should you suggest professional help or intervention?  If they describe any of the following tactics often used by abusers: Public embarrassment including yelling, comments about physical appearance calculated to intimate or humiliate...
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Survey Finds Colleges and  Universities Fail to Protect  Sexual Assault Victims According to a recent survey conducted  by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) a former sex crimes prosecutor,  41 percent of institutions of higher education have not investigated a single report of sexual violence in the past five years. The survey was sent to 440 institutions...
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Survey Finds Colleges and Universities Fail to Protect Sexual Assault Victims  According to a recent survey conducted  by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), a former sex crimes prosecutor,  41 percent of institutions of higher education have not investigated a single report of sexual violence in the past five years. The survey was sent to 440 institutions...
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Human Trafficking: What It Is And What To Do About It The United States is ranked the third largest trafficking destination country in the world.[1] It is estimated between 14,500-17,500 persons are trafficked annually into this country.[2] Many victims are too fearful to report. What is Human Trafficking?  In essence, it is a form of...
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