Abuse

Wash. Psychiatric Hospital Employee Charged with Molesting Patients

The employee allegedly threatened retaliation against the patients if they reported his behavior.

Read: Study Finds Hospitals Often Miss Signs of Senior Abuse

Study Finds Hospitals Often Miss Signs of Senior Abuse

Missed diagnoses could take a huge toll with so many seniors making trips to hospitals each year.

Read: Former Rutgers Basketball Employee Reaches $500K Settlement

Former Rutgers Basketball Employee Reaches $500K Settlement

The settlement stems from a 2012 player mistreatment controversy at the school.

Read: Claims of Abuse Spark Investigation into GWU Coach

Claims of Abuse Spark Investigation into GWU Coach

The investigation will be conducted by an outside counsel.

Read: Report: Complaints to OCR Have Doubled Since 2005

Report: Complaints to OCR Have Doubled Since 2005

Despite the increase, staffing at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has decreased by 15 percent in the past decade.

Allegations of Abuse Lead to 5 Arrests at Mass. School

The arrests came less than a month after the allegations of abuse were made.

Read: Penn State Could Face More Legal Claims from Sandusky Victims

Penn State Could Face More Legal Claims from Sandusky Victims

The university has set aside $33.2 million for future cases involving alleged victims of Jerry Sandusky.

Read: Study Shows Surprising Effects of Emotional Abuse in Children

Study Shows Surprising Effects of Emotional Abuse in Children

The study’s results contradict widespread notions that different kinds of child abuse have different long term consequences.

Read: Survey: Almost One Third of College Band Members Hazed

Survey: Almost One Third of College Band Members Hazed

A new survey found hazing to be a major problem in college marching bands.

Read: How to Respond to Suspected Child Abuse

How to Respond to Suspected Child Abuse

Here’s what you need to know about recognizing maltreatment and reporting it.

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