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Sexual Exploitation of Children in America

Many Americans likely think of the commercial sexual exploitation of children as being a problem in other countries. But it is prevalent in the U.S., where it exhibits unique characteristics.

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The Mental Health Impact of Family Separation

The policy of separating children from migrant families at the U.S. border brought the issue of family separation into the national conversation, but social workers already know the negative mental health impact on children of family separation.

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JACSW Alumnus Co-Leads a Class in Rwanda

JACSW alumnus David Simpson, PhD ’11, is Assistant Professor of Social Work at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, WA. While at UIC, he was a clinician at the Institute for Juvenile Research,…