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Experiential avoidance increases risk for PTSD following child maltreatment
Child abuse is a reliable predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, but not all maltreated children will suffer from it. Chad Shenk is an assistant professor of human development and family...
U.S. First-Grade Teachers More Likely to Use Ineffective Instruction for Students Struggling with Mathematics
Jul 15, 2014
First grade teachers in the U.S. may need to change their classroom instructional practices if they are to increase the achievement of students...
PROSPER Project Recognized for Community Engagement
Jun 16, 2014
The PROSPER Project, a collaboration between faculty members in the College of Health and Human Development and the College of Agricultural Sciences...
Conference Helps ‘Bridge the Gaps’ in the Field of Child Protection
May 12, 2014
“Thanks to many of the people in this room, we’ve done more things in the past 40 years for child protection than the previous 4,000," said Charles...
Inhibited Children Become Anxious Adults
Apr 17, 2014
From Penn State News Three little girls sit together in a room, playing with the toys surrounding them. One of the girls -- "Emma" -- has clearly...
Registration Open for Third Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being
Mar 12, 2014
Click Here for Registration Information Penn State’s third annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being is scheduled for May 5-6, 2014 at...