How a California Lawmaker Is Trying to Protect Child Creators
Former parenting vlogger Ruby Franke was sentenced this week and could face decades behind bars after pleading guilty to aggravated child abuse. Before her arrest, Franke posted videos on YouTube promoting a severe style of parenting her six children, including depriving them of food and banning…#rubyfranke #stevepadilla #californiasenate #stateassembly (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluating outcomes of non-accidental trauma in military children - Joskowitz K, Patwardhan UM, Floan GM, Heflinger M, Cruz S, David M, Jadhav P, Nienow S, Thangarajah H, Ignacio RC.
BACKGROUND: Non-accidental trauma (NAT), or child abuse, is a leading cause of childhood injury and death in the United States. Studies demonstrate that military-affiliated individuals are at greater risk of mental health complications and family violence,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Australian Child Maltreatment Study: national prevalence and associated health outcomes of child abuse and neglect - Segal L, Gnanamanickam ES.
To the Editor: Mathews and colleagues1 recently reported on the prevalence of child maltreatment in Australia and its association with adverse outcomes, drawing on a population survey of 8503 people aged 16 years and over -- the Australian Child Maltreatme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Australian Child Maltreatment Study: national prevalence and associated health outcomes of child abuse and neglect - Mathews B.
In reply: We welcome the correspondence by Segal and Gnanamanickam1 regarding the Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS),2 and their endorsement of the need to understand the extent of child maltreatment. The authors pose the question of where society ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Never give up. The creator has good things in store for you": risk factors, protective factors, and evidence of resilience for Canadian Indigenous women abused by intimate partners - Ogden CL, Tutty LM.
Canadian Indigenous women often experience severe partner violence and child abuse, but few studies holistically examine risk and protective factors and evidence of resilience that affect their well-being. This mixed-methods secondary analysis explored the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How Play Can Increase Resilience
Play is a microcosm of childhood, a protective shell like a butterfly’s chrysalis that safeguards children from the slings and arrows of life, one that allows them to grow. What happens, however, when, through no fault of your own, you are born into conditions—poverty, racism, and other adversities—that groom children for bad outcomes? Can play, if nurtured and supported in such adverse conditions, create resilience? Can increased opportunities for play encourage better-than-expected life outcomes, and possibly even provide a buffer against the odds of the cycle of poverty being perpetuated? [time-brightc...
Source: TIME: Health - February 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Corey Keyes Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

New Anti-Rape Crisis Centre Brings Hope for Sexual Abuse Survivors in Pakistan
Women and experts attend a seminar on rape and justice organized by Blue Veins in Peshawar, Pakistan. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Ashfaq YusufzaiPESHAWAR, Pakistan , Feb 21 2024 (IPS) Medical experts and women’s rights activists are pinning hopes on the establishment of an anti-rape crisis centre for the provision of medical and legal aid to victims of sexual assaults in a timely manner will ensure convictions. Currently, it takes years to bring the perpetrators of rape to justice due to a lack of evidence and more often than not, the accused get acquitted. “In most of the cases, the evidence in sexual assault ca...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 21, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ashfaq Yusufzai Tags: Active Citizens Aid Asia-Pacific Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations Women's Health IPS UN Burea Source Type: news

NYC child protection agency uses'coercive tactics' to bully parents into allowing warrantless searches
Every year, thousands of New York City families are subjected to invasive home searches as part of child abuse and neglect investigations. While less than 7 percent of these investigations lead the agency to file claims of abuse or neglect, a new lawsuit alleges that the city's Administration for…#newyorkcity #acs #fourthamendment #newyorkcitybar #plaintiffs #reasoncom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infamous mommy vlogger Ruby Franke sentenced to up to 60 years for child abuse
Ruby Franke, a once-popular online mom influencer with millions of followers, has been sentenced to four one-to-15 year terms in prison for child abuse. Franke pleaded guilty in December to four counts of aggravated abuse against her children. She and her business partner, Jodi Hildebrandt, had…#rubyfranke #jodihildebrandt #utah #johnjwalton #kevinfranke #hildebrandt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The contribution of childhood maltreatment to the incidence of heavy cannabis use in Iran (IRNS-CCI): A multicenter, matched-pairs, nested, case-control study - Pirnia B, Soleimani A, Farhoudian A, Zahiroddin A.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown the role of the interaction between the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and life's adversities in the formation of addiction, including alcohol abuse. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to identify childhood maltreatm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Associations between nurse characteristics, institutional characteristics and perceived nurse knowledge and self-efficacy of reporting suspected child abuse and neglect - Winqust A, Burduli E, Eddy LL, Landis T, Fraser J, Barbosa Leiker C.
AIM: To determine the association between nurse and institutional characteristics and perceived professional nurse knowledge and self-efficacy of reporting child abuse and neglect. DESIGN: A sample of N  = 166 nurses were recruited to respond to the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse, mental health, and legislation in India and Thailand: A cross-country comparison - Jatchavala C, Ransing R, Sukavejworakit N, Ramalho R, Devraj N.
INTRODUCTION: Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a serious public health issue in India and Thailand. To identify potential barriers for addressing CSA in these countries, it is necessary to explore and compare research, laws, and policies in these two countries.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Criminological differences between contact-driven and online-focused suspects in online child sexual grooming police reports - Soldino V, Seigfried-Spellar KC.
BACKGROUND: Differences exist between contact and noncontact-driven online child sexual abuse offenders; however, there is still a notable lack of empirical studies with police samples from non-English speaking countries, including Spain. OBJECTIVE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development of a rating scale for maladaptive symptoms by maltreatment: perspectives of attachment and dissociation - Horiuchi A, Nishimura T, Taniike M, Tachibana M.
This study aimed to develop a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Increasing support for the prevention of adverse childhood experiences and substance use: implementation of narrative change strategies in local health departments - Harper CR, Tan-Schriner C, Royster J, Morgan KL, Burnett V, Treves-Kagan S, Bradford J, Ettman L, Espinosa O, Marziale E.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic but preventable experiences that occur before the ages of 18, including child abuse, witnessing violence, and parental substance use. ACEs have been linked with increased risk for substance use... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news