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Jul 162014
 

There have been multiple reports of sexual abuse by teachers and other school employees like coaches, principals, etc., and many reports have occurred in Pennsylvania. Teachers who have sexual contact with their students are committing one of the worst kinds of sexual abuses, i.e., by a person in a position of power or authority. This […]

 Posted by on July 16, 2014 School/Teacher Sex Abuse
Jun 012014
 

Last updated: October 18, 2016 Bringing Sex Abuse Education to NJ Schools Erin’s Law refers to a specific law being passed in many states. The law requires that schools adopt age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education programs starting in pre-school through high school. Some versions of the law allow sexual abuse training […]

May 102014
 

Sex abuse in a school setting is a major problem, reaching what seems like epidemic proportions recently, especially in Pennsylvania. With the Jerry Sandusky Penn State sex abuse scandal and the Philadelphia area coach sex abuse scandal, sex abuse in schools is unfortunately, nothing new. It’s barely spring and so far this year, there have […]

 Posted by on May 10, 2014 School/Teacher Sex Abuse
Apr 012014
 

Teachers, Coaches & Principals Are in a Position of Authority Victims of sexual abuse are often so traumatized that they will place blame on themselves. For instance, a student who is sexually abused by a teacher may believe that they willingly participated in the sexual acts, and therefore, they are guilty too. However, the reality […]

 Posted by on April 1, 2014 School/Teacher Sex Abuse
Nov 122013
 

For immediate release, November 12, 2013 In September 2013, a former Philadelphia area priest, Robert Brennan, was arrested and charged with sexually abusing a boy back in 1998. The abuse was alleged to have occurred over the course of 3 years. The victim, who is now deceased, came forward earlier this year and accused Brennan […]

 Posted by on November 12, 2013 Priest/Pastor Sex Abuse, School/Teacher Sex Abuse
Oct 152013
 

We are living in an era when media is over-sexualized. Young children, especially girls, often want to wear makeup and imitate pop stars who are underdressed and overexposed. Also, the internet makes viewing sexual images that much easier. Boys and girls, alike, are encountering sexuality without fully grasping what they have seen. Parents may not […]

 Posted by on October 15, 2013 School/Teacher Sex Abuse, Sexual Abuse