Georgia State University-Based SafeCare Program Shown to Reduce Child Abuse and Neglect

ATLANTA — A 10-year study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that the SafeCare program, aimed at reducing child abuse and neglect, reduced child maltreatment by 26 percent among parents of children aged 5 and younger in a population of families in Oklahoma.

The study compared in-home services with and without the SafeCare program,… more »

When Child-Rearing Skips Generations

Posted On February 27, 2012 by Jeremy Craig

ATLANTA — LaShawnDa Pittman-Gay grew up poor, and she was determined during her time as a Georgia State undergraduate to make a difference among low-income African-American communities. While at GSU, she volunteered for countless organizations, from Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Now, she’s returned to Georgia State after… more »