news items – HIV and abuse, Sandusky, attack on SNAP, sex trafficking, church and castration

A new study shows how some adults with HIV were sexually abused as children. Attacks on clergy abuse prevention organizations are being exposed in the media. More people are speaking up about stopping pedophilia networks and sex trafficking in the US media.

Recent information has been publicized about the Dutch Catholic Church reportedly castrating minors in the 1950’s. More information about old allegations against Sandusky have come out.  Professional development opportunities in the trauma field are listed below.

Study of the Day: 1 in 4 Adults With HIV Were Sexually Abused as Kids  http://goo.gl/pyCw8

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Apr 1;59(4):409-416.
Childhood Trauma and Health Outcomes in HIV-Infected Patients: An Exploration of Causal Pathways. http://goo.gl/6rygo

Church’s Lawyers Have SNAP in Their Sights – Victims’ advocacy group’s national director speaks to RD about a flurry of subpoenas, and fears of ongoing harassment http://goo.gl/5AZyI

Italy police break up global online pedophile network http://goo.gl/2Abxi

Responding to Village Voice on Sex Trafficking  http://goo.gl/q0eG9

Catholic church abuse: government inspectors knew minors were castrated  http://goo.gl/VE031

Dutch Church Is Accused of Castrating Young Men http://goo.gl/BlZca

Sexual predators rarely committed under Justice program http://goo.gl/da0ah

USA Today: Sexual predators rarely committed under DOJ program  http://goo.gl/qLdD1

‘Standing Silent’ follows uncovering of sexual abuse in Baltimore’s Orthodox Jewish community http://goo.gl/lriOX

Sandusky Investigation Drew Psychologist’s Alert in 1998, Report Says  http://goo.gl/vCNv6

Jerry Sandusky Called A ‘Likely Pedophile’ By Psychologist In 1998 http://goo.gl/DGvFU

Sandusky labeled ‘likely pedophile’ in 1998 report
Psychologist warned university police, but they weren’t able to prove abuse of boy http://goo.gl/hAvJc

The Sandusky Files: Read the 1998 police report http://goo.gl/KeuLD

Report of expert who concluded no abuse occurred http://goo.gl/eje1n

describes violence
Spanish police arrest 22 gang members that tattooed bar codes onto prostitutes’ wrists http://goo.gl/bwCBQ

Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Child Abuse 2012 Conference – May 19 – 20, 2012 http://www.survivorship.org/2012conference.html

upcoming webinar:
March 31, 2012
Sexual Ethics
Staci Sprout, LICSW, CSAT http://survivorship.org/webinars.html

upcoming webinar:
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Dr. Wanda Karriker
“The aftereffects of extreme child abuse and the resiliency of the human spirit.” http://www.survivorship.org/webinars.html

Ritual Abuse And Extreme Abuse Clinician’s Conference August 2012 in Connecticut  http://goo.gl/xMllN

The 15th Annual Ritual Abuse and Child Abuse Conference
August 10 – 12, 2012 http://ritualabuse.us/smart-conference/

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