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Child abuse

Shedding Light on Assault

November 2022

Senior Science Writer Maya Pilkington is joined by “the Paintball Lady” – Dr. Katherine Scafide. Dr. Scafide shares how her research on detecting bruises and skills as a forensic nurse help pediatric and adult assault and domestic violence victims by providing clear documentation. 

Reading and Resources from the National Institute of Justice:

NIJ FY22 Research on Monitoring Child Maltreatment in Youth Serving Organizations

Closing Date
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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for funding from accredited research universities for a feasibility study on the establishment of a federal system to count and track cases of sexual abuse and other forms of maltreatment in youth serving organizations, which may include but is not limited to substantiated cases.