If you suspect child abuse or neglect, CALL CHILDLINE 1-800-932-0313

If a child is in immediate danger, first call 911. Then report it to CHILDLINE.

If you are a Penn State employee, volunteer, or independent contractor you must also email communicating that a report has been made. Penn State policy requires all employees, volunteers, and independent contractors -- regardless of your status as a mandated reporter -- to report all instances of suspected child abuse. For more information, please refer to Policy AD72.

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May 27, 2016

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March 17, 2016

Cluster Hire in Child Maltreatment Research

The Network announces six available tenure line faculty positions focused on child maltreatment. This cluster hire builds on Penn State's long tradition of excellence in the area of children youth, and families and promotes an interdisciplinary community of scholars and practitioners in the field of child maltreatment research. Click here to apply and/or read more about the positions.

Meet the Faculty

We are in the process of hiring at least 12 new faculty members who will transform our capacity in basic and translational multidisciplinary research.

Significant areas of research include: human development, bio-behavioral health, public policy, criminology, psychology, medicine, education, nursing, human services, and prevention science.

Learn more on the Network Faculty page.