February 11, 2019

Eileen Dombo, associate professor, social service and Melissa Grady, associate professor, social service were interviewed in a Catholic News Service story about finding ways to acknowledge and address sexual abuse in our current society.

..."One of the greatest things that can be done" to address abuse "is empowering a child with the language, the knowledge and the tools to spot someone -- or tell a trusted adult -- when someone is making them uncomfortable," said Dombo...

...Grady stated that many in this field "have really pushed for sexual abuse to be considered a public health problem." Using this approach, she said, "prevention efforts should be oriented around using levels of prevention as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control: primary, secondary and tertiary."...

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