Categories: Other, YMCA

State College, PA Community Leaders Discuss Prevention

On the heels of Penn State child sexual abuse allegations, leaders from several Centre County organizations-including the United Way, YMCA, and Women’s Resource Center-have created the Child Safety and Protection Collaborative and are pushing several initiatives to make children safer.  Dennis Ditmer, CEO of Centre County Y, says of this collaborative, “It just made sense …

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Categories: News and Events, Other

Rates of Child Abuse on the Decline

Several new reports* are showing a downward trend in the rates of child abuse and neglect.  Many advocates and professionals in the area are trying to make sense of the data.  But, the news is good.  It means our collective efforts at improving response and services to abused children combined with significant prevention efforts aimed …

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