Jury gives 50 year sentence to former coach found guilty of sexually assaulting a child
A jury has awarded a 50 year sentence to a former youth softball coach found guilty of continual sexual assault of a child.
Walking one-by-one out of the courtroom, the family of a young girl sexually abused by Matthews kept close after news her former softball coach will spend the next 50 years in jail.... Read more
Revictimization Far More Likely for Women
CHICAGO — Gender plays a significant role in the rate and type of revictimization experiences of adults with a
childhood history of abuse, according to a retrospective study of 207 adults.
Revictimization was self-reported by 90% of the cohort, but overall women were significantly more likely
to experience revictimization than were men, principal investigator Anne Dietrich, Ph.D., said at the annual
meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
The women were 3.5 times...Read more