Pilot Study Finds School-Based Prevention Program Shows Promise Educating Young Adolescents About Avoiding Child Sexual Abuse Behaviors
In a small controlled trial, sixth- and seventh-graders saw gains in knowledge about sexual abuse as well as intention to avoid or prevent sexual abuse with younger children
New Study Estimates Annual Cost of Incarcerating Adults Convicted of Child Sex Crimes Topped $5.4 Billion in 2021
Paper notes that the U.S. federal government budgeted $1.5 million in 2021 for child sexual abuse prevention research.
Johns Hopkins Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse Receives $10.3 Million Grant for Global Prevention Program
The Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse at the Bloomberg School of Public Health has been awarded $10.3 million from Oak Foundation for the Center’s new “Global Perpetration Prevention: Translating Knowledge into Action” program.
A new report from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers offers recommendations for youth organizations to bolster policies and practices aimed at preventing child sexual abuse.
A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S.includes costs associated with health care, child welfare, special education, violence, crime, suicide (etc).
Study finds that children who were legally required to register as sex offenders were at greater risk for harm, including suicide attempts and sexual assault, compared to a group of children were not required to register.
Stephen G. Moore, MD, MPH ’93, president and chief executive officer of CarDon & Associates, has been appointed chair of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s 39-member advisory board.
Johns Hopkins Establishes Center to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse