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Post Penn State: Reports Rise

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

Child abuse reports increase amid Penn State scandal

Penn State administrators and faculty may have remained silent about their suspicions that former coach Jerry Sandusky was molesting children, but in the wake of the scandal authorities in several states say they’ve seen an increase in the number of calls to their abuse hotlines.  In Pennsylvania, the State Department of Public Welfare received more than double the average number of reports of child abuse in the week after the scandal broke. According to spokesperson Anne Bale, in an average five-day period the department receives about 2300 abuse reports to its hotline; the week of November 7-11, they got 4,832 calls.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57330375-504083/rise-in-child-abuse-reports-in-pa-n.y-n.j-amid-penn-state-scandal/

2-YO Found Dead in Car Seat

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off
Tierra Morgan, 2, of Lakehurst was last seen Monday.
MISSING 2-YEAR OLD CHILD FOUND DECEASED
A Lakehurst toddler was found dead, still strapped in her car seat, in a park stream in Monmouth County on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said, and police were looking for her father, who was last seen with the girl.The body was positively identified as 2-year-old Tierra Morgan, who had been missing since Monday when her father, Arthur Morgan III, 27, picked her up for a court-approved visitation.
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Family Judge Adams Suspended

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

Texas Supreme Court Suspends Judge Who Beat Daughter on Tape

AUSTIN, Texas — Judge William Adams, who made national headlines after the release of a 2004 video of him beating his then-teenage daughter, has been suspended by the Texas Supreme Court. The reason for the action was not mentioned in an order of suspension that was made public Tuesday. Adams, a court-at-law judge in Aransas County, was roundly criticized when his now-adult daughter posted online a video of him beating her with a belt when she was 16.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-judge-beats-diabled-daughter-on-video,0,1428465.story

8-MO Infant Found with Broken Leg, Bruises

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

 

ADELANTO, CA — The mother of an 8-month-old baby boy has been arrested after the child was found underweight, and with a broken leg and bruises. San Bernardino County officials say the suspected child abuse was found when the baby was admitted to Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital for treatment.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-baby-abuse,0,5165896.story

Urgent Care Doc Charged with Sexual Assault

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

Ramon Fakhoury

LOMA LINDA, CA — Two more women have come forward, claiming they were victims of sexual assault by a Loma Linda doctor. Ramon Fawzi Fakhoury, 35, was a part-time urgent care doctor at Loma Linda University Hospital. The alleged assaults began in July, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-loma-linda-doctor-sex-charges,0,724778.story

Family Member Charged with 6-Counts Incest Rape on 16-MO Toddler

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

OHIO —- A Bowling Green man is being charged with an additional six (6) counts of rape of the child who is also his family member.  Andrew S. Lemay, 22, is also being charged with pandering after he texted photos of himself and the 16-month-old child engaging in sex acts.

READ MORE HERE:

http://deadkidsofmyspace.com/

BOOK: “Unspeakable Acts: Why Men Sexually Abuse Children”

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

Unspeakable Acts: Why Men Sexually Abuse Children

The essays analyze the gendered politics of state power, language, culture, history, social movements, human rights, and knowledge.

Review

A superb book that takes us into the subjective world of the child molester. It breaks new ground and provides a major contribution to sex research. Vital reading for all those interested in the interpretations of the men who commit unspeakable acts.” -Martin S. Weinberg,Indiana University at Bloomington

PURCHASE BOOK HERE:

http://www.amazon.com/Unspeakable-Acts-Sexually-Abuse-Children/dp/0814766668/ref=cm_lmf_tit_13

Child Abuse Laws & Policies

Posted by Sandra On November - 23 - 2011 Comments Off

Publications and resources related to State and Federal civil laws on child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Federal laws provide standards and guidelines; however, these issues are primarily governed by State laws and regulations in the United States.

State statutes index and search
Access the Child Welfare Information Gateway State Statutes Series by title, or search statutes by individual States on issues related to child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption.

State laws on child abuse and neglect
Laws addressing reporting and responding to child abuse and neglect, maintaining child abuse and neglect records, protecting children from domestic violence, and related issues.

State laws on child welfare
Laws addressing State agency responsibility when a child is placed in out-of-home care, including case planning, reasonable efforts to reunify families, and related issues.

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http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/laws_policies/

Prevent Child Abuse & Neglect

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

Resources on child abuse prevention, protecting children from risk of abuse, and strengthening families. Includes information on supporting families, protective factors, public awareness, community activities, positive parenting, prevention programs, and more.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/

(and)

http://dreamcatchersforabusedchildren.com/abuse/prevention/

Missing 5-YO Girl Was Abused Child

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

PHOENIX (AP) — New details emerged Tuesday about the child abuse case against the mother of a missing 5-year-old Arizona girl, including allegations that the girl was kept in a bedroom closet, deprived of food and water, and beaten. A court document detailing the allegations was released minutes after the girl’s mother, Jerice Hunter, 38, had her first court appearance, during which she proclaimed her innocence. It included claims that Hunter told the girl’s siblings to lie about her disappearance.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j75oxbrZ2DozLPq2cyCSKmPIk-Bw?docId=e4c16b966336432d8f6c6344e493cfeb

Mom Found Male Sitter On Craigslist~Molested 6-YO

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

Steven P. Knox, a Webster man who allegedly advertised his availability for babysitting jobs on Craigslist, is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl. Photo: None / HC

Babysitter found on Craigslist charged with sexual assault

A 32-year-old Webster man who allegedly advertised as a babysitter on Craigslist has been charged with sexually assaulting one of his charges. Steven P. Knox is free on $30,000 bond after being arrested Thursday on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Babysitter-found-on-Craigslist-charged-with-2276203.php

Composer for ‘Sesame Street’ and ‘Disney’ Arrested for Child Porn

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

Fernando Rivas

CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Fernando Rivas, 59, an Emmy-award winning children’s music composer, was arraigned on charges of production, distribution and possession of child pornography on Monday, court documents showed. Rivas, who graduated from the Julliard School of Music in New York City, is a Cuban-born composer, pianist, arranger and producer, according to the American Composers Forum in St. Paul, Minnesota.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-disney-composer-child-porn,0,7682026.story
 

Lt. John Swaim Charged With Lewd Conduct With Child

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

Lt. John Swaim, the commander of the Winterhaven office of the California Highway Patrol, has been formally charged with four felony counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14. Swaim, who has been placed on administrative leave, turned himself in to the Imperial County Jail on Thursday, where he was arraigned during a hearing held at the courtroom inside the jail building.

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Man Will Serve 21-Yrs in Gay Classmate Murder

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

Brandon McInerney

LOS ANGELES  — The Ventura County District Attorney’s office says 17-year-old Brandon McInerney has agreed to a plea deal in which the teenager will serve 21 years behind bars. McInerney, 17, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter with use of weapon in the murder classmate, Larry King. Sentencing is set for Dec. 19.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-mcinerney-trial-gay-rights-group-urges-plea-deal,0,2666594.story

 

Woman Shoots 5 Children, Self

Posted by Sandra On November - 22 - 2011 Comments Off

Mary Ann Holder

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A 36-year-old woman killed herself after shooting six people, including her two sons and three other children in the head. Mary Ann Holder, 36, wrote two notes taking responsibility for the murderous rampage and apologizing for the pain she caused before shooting herself inside her parked Ford Explorer, investigators said. Before shooting herself, investigators say Holder shot her sons and three other children in the head, killing 3 of them.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-jilted-woman-shoots-kids,0,5367525.story


Want To Publish Your Story?

Posted by Sandra On November - 21 - 2011 Comments Off

Publish your story and support local child abuse organization

Publish your story and support local child abuse organization
Print and Press Publishing has selected a charity of its choice, Dreamcatchers for Abused Children. The not-for-Profit organization is Michigan’s largest child abuse and neglect awareness organization, and resource center. Their goal is to educate the public on the signs, symptoms, statistics, intervention and prevention of child abuse, as well as providing those in need or crisis resources necessary to achieve and enable a full recovery.

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Dreamcatchers Receives Vehicle Donation

Posted by Sandra On November - 21 - 2011 Comments Off
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DETROIT (My TV 20 News at 10) – A Michigan charity organization, Dreamcatchers for Abused Children, received a big holiday donation that’s expected to help thousands of abused children in our State. My TV 20′s Jorge Avellan has the details…CLICK HERE

FREE CHARITY CARS ~

ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY ~ STERLING AUTOBODY CENTER

Thank you for gifting us an automobile to help us meet our needs to advocate to the public!!

A special thanks to the vendors that helped and contributed to this gifting opportunity:
–AllState Insurance Company
–1-800-Charity Cars (Free Charity Cars–FCC)
–Sterling AutoBody Center (Livonia, MI)
–Vic’s Auto Wash and Detail
–Enterprise Rent-A-Car
–LaFontaine GM
–C&N Party Rentals
–LKQ Corporation
–AutoZone
–Belle Tire
–Advantage
–Southgate Ford
–Kent Automotive

A special thank you to FCC and all of it’s members:
Brian Menzies (Founder)
Reggie Arsenault (Affiliate Coordinator)
Michelle Keys (Admin)
And all of the wonderful members of FCC!!

We wish to thank all of Sterling AutoBody’s employee’s:
–Mike Gruber
–Jennifer Beaulieu
–Dorian Ross
–Rhonda Bradley
–Jim Olds
–Susan McVey
–Jason Johnson
–Marcus Kadrich
–Mark Tomasic
–Chris Christoff
–Stacey Parker
–Mike Tilley
–Ivan Vargas
–Joe Bustamante
–James Woodward
–Kevin Comeau
–Pat Taylor
–Mike Christoff
–Rob Salwa
–Jamie Conley
–Scott Sutherland
–Teng Yang
–Derrick Frosty
–William Wilson

News Release:  “A Gift With Four Wheels

News Video: “An Extraordinary Donation”

~ A huge thank you to Jorge Avellan, of  My TV20 News, for covering this story!!

BOOK: “Sexual Deviance: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment”

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off

Sexual Deviance, Second Edition: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment

 

Sexual Deviance: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment

Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this important work provides authoritative scientific and applied perspectives on the full range of paraphilias and other sexual behavior problems. For each major clinical syndrome, a chapter on psychopathology and theory is followed by a chapter on assessment and treatment. Challenges in working with sex offenders are considered in depth. Thoroughly rewritten to reflect a decade of advances in the field, the second edition features many new chapters and new authors. New topics include an integrated etiological model, sexual deviance across the lifespan, Internet offenders, multiple paraphilias, neurobiological processes, the clinician as expert witness, and public health approaches.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.amazon.com/Sexual-Deviance-Second-Assessment-Treatment/dp/1593856059/ref=pd_sim_b_1

Shocking Child Molester Stats

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 1 COMMENT

Pedophile & Child Molester Statistics

The serial killer has the same personality characteristics as the sex offender against children.” (Dr. Mace Knapp, Nevada State Prison Psychologist). “There are 400,000 registered sex offenders in the United States, and an estimated 80 to 100,000 of them are missing. They’re supposed to be registered, but we don’t know where they are and we don’t know where they’re living.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.yellodyno.com/html/child_molester_stats.html

Nat’l Childrens Advocacy Center

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off

The NCAC models, promotes, and delivers excellence in child abuse response and prevention through service, education, and leadership.

The National Children’s Advocacy Center is located in Huntsville, Alabama, and has revolutionized our nation’s response to child sexual abuse since its creation under the leadership of Bud Cramer.  The work of the NCAC serves as a beacon of hope for more than 250,000 child abuse victims every year. The NCAC is based in Huntsville, Alabama. Each year, thousands of people from the United States and around the world are trained on how to recognize and support endangered children. More than 54,000 child abuse professionals from all 50 states and 20 countries have been trained by the NCAC.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.nationalcac.org/

Man Has Over 24 Counts Rape

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off
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QUINCY — A 57-year-old Quincy man is accused of committing over two dozen counts of child rape. Police tell FOX25, Michael R. Brundige turned himself into police on Thursday night after being informed of plans to charge him with 16 new counts of rape of a child with force.

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Sex-Abuse Allegations: Penn State, The Citadel, Syracuse

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off

TRIPLE SEX ABUSE ALLEGATIONS ROCK THE NATION

As Syracuse University became the third U.S. college whose workers have faced high-profile allegations of child sex abuse this month, child welfare advocates say the accounts may be triggering a surge in reports of juvenile sex abuse. The Syracuse allegations are the latest of three child sex abuse cases at U.S. colleges that have gained national attention this month. Syracuse put longtime associate men’s basketball coach Bernie Fine on leave Thursday after two former ball boys, now in their 30s and 40s, told ESPN that Fine molested them years ago. Fine, who has not been charged, denies the allegations.

READ MORE HERE:

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/11/18/roundup-of-sex-abuse-allegations-at-penn-state-the-citadel-syracuse/

School Guidance Counselor Arrested for Sexting with Teen Boy

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off
San Antonio, TX- – Cynthia Stewart, a 43-year-old guidance counselor at Olympia Elementary School has been jailed after she allegedly engaged in repeated sexting with a 15-year-old student. According to police, an investigation was launched after a 15-year-old boy’s parents checked their son’s phone and found that he and the counselor repeatedly engaged in sexual conversations and exchanged nude images.

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Man Arrested for Exposing Himself to Children

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off

Oregon—- A Salem man has been arrested after police allege he exposed himself to children in two separate drive-bys on November 4th and November 8th. Jeremiah Tyler Auvil, 19, is being charged with public indecency and “using a child in the display of sexually explicit conduct.”

READ MORE HERE:

http://deadkidsofmyspace.com/

Teacher Arrested for Operating Porn Site from School Computers

Posted by Sandra On November - 19 - 2011 Comments Off
SHE EVEN CREATED A FACEBOOK PAGE PROMOTING THE SITE

STOCKTON – A Lincoln Unified School District teacher has been placed on paid leave amid allegations she was operating pornographic websites on a school computer with a Stockton police officer as her partner. District officials confiscated the school-issued Apple laptop of Heidi Kaeslin, a special-education teacher at Lincoln High, about one month ago. Kaeslin, 35, has been replaced by a long-term substitute teacher.

READ MORE HERE:

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111116/A_NEWS/111160325&cid=sitesearch

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