Episode 5: Anonymity Through Technology: Empowering Kids to Reach Out About Abuse
Release Date: 10/06/2020
Dr. Catherine Cerulli, Psychiatry Professor at the University of Rochester, is joined by Dr. Laura Schwab Reese, Public Health Assistant Professor at Purdue University, to discuss national talk, text, and chat lines that respond to child abuse. The importance of these technologies is discussed as they can directly respond to children using tools they use daily. Also, Dr. Schwab Reese has identified ways to improve how counselors relate to kids when using these services to build greater trust and autonomy.info_outline Episode 4: Support Over Silence
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Host, Dr. Catherine Cerulli, a professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester, is joined by her guest, Dr. Laura Schwab Reese, to discuss national talk, text, and chat lines that respond to child abuse. Speaking to the need for translational science to prevent abuse, Dr. Schwab Reese delves into the importance of these technologies as they can directly respond to children using technologies children use every day. The anonymity can empower them to reach out about their abuse. Through various analyses, Dr. Schwab Reese has identified ways to improve how counselors relate to kids when using these services. These techniques can create greater trust between both parties and help build autonomy so kids feel confident to participate in decision making. A discussion of mandatory reporting and ways to best support children’s understanding of the process is also included in this conversation. Dr. Schwab Reese is an Assistant Professor of Public Health at Purdue University. Her research focuses on how young people use social media and other technology to share, process, and seek help related to child abuse and neglect as well as creating practice models that guide professionals to converse more effectively with victims through these networks.
Sound engineering and music by Joe Hagen. (Recorded August 2020)