American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
McMartin: Child Welfare’s Prelude to #Pizzagate
How could anyone believe that a popular gathering place for children actually was a front for a child sex abuse ring, with secret tunnels used to hide the nefarious goings on?
Opposition to Differential Response Dealt Heavy Blow
There is a new study out from the federal government that should shake child welfare to its very core. Worlds will be rocked! Minds will be blown! Not since a meteor wiped out the dinosaurs has there been a development so – Oh, sorry; I’ve been reading too many Daniel Heimpel stories.
Special Issue of APSAC Advisor Tackles Controversial Differential Response Program
Three years after a group of researchers sought to evaluate the research base of differential response programs, the effectiveness of the much-debated program has been revisited in a special edition of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Advisor.
“Spotlight” Gets A Lot Right
“Spotlight,” an independent film based on a column of the same name in The Boston Globe, is about the cover-up of child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. The film gets a lot right, from the ensemble cast to the embedded messages about secrets, insiders/outsiders and child sexual abuse (CSA).