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Does every child who is sexually abused need treatment?

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Parents Ask: Does every child who is sexually abused need treatment? You’d be hard pressed to find research or a professional that doesn’t support counseling or therapy for victims of sexual abuse. However, parents who discover their child has been sexually abused are often reluctant to start therapy, worrying that it may make the child Read More …

SNL Teacher Skit Sketch Sparks Major Backlash

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SNL Teacher Skit Sketch Sparks Major Backlash The tongue-in-cheek comedy show Saturday Night Live recently aired a sketch that conjured up legitimate controversy. In “Teacher Trial,” a young male student named Gavin Daly, played by Pete Davidson, takes the stand to testify at the trial of his “rapist” teacher, Janet Johnson-Luna, played by Cecily Strong. Read More …

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Inside the Mind of a Child Predator

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Inside the Mind of a Child Predator Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a child predator – What motivates their distorted needs, or how they could justify their actions? We asked Maya Nichols, a former parole officer who worked closely with sex offenders, about her experiences and insights into the Read More …

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Torrance High School Wrestling Molestation

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Torrance High School Wrestling Molestation On April 16th, Torrance High School wrestling coach Thomas Snider, turned himself into the Torrance Police Department after a three-month long police investigation of misconduct and inappropriate behavior. Snider, who has taught at Torrance High School since 1990 before coaching the Torrance wrestling team two years ago, has been arrested Read More …

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From Victim To Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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From Victim To Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse Do You Find Yourself Struggling Through the steps of becoming a “survivor” of childhood sexual abuse? Childhood sexual abuse is one of the most difficult things individuals, and families may ever have to deal with in a lifetime. It’s something no child or parent should ever have Read More …

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Ellis Martin’s “Maximilian” Takes On Child Predator Stereotypes

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Ellis Martin’s “Maximilian” Takes On Child Predator Stereotypes In honor of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, pop artist Ellis Martin dropped a video for his newest single “Maximilian,” off the recently released “Pornotopia” album. Born in Chicago, Ellis Martin’s pop style is equally influenced by notes of Motown and soul. More than just self Read More …