Resource: Responding to the Sexual Assault Tragedies at Penn State University

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) offers media and advocacy resources in response to the trial and conviction of former Penn State University defensive football coach Jerry Sandusky. On June 22, the former coach was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 boys during a 15-year period.
Programs in Missouri may be contacted by reporters doing follow-up stories on the Sandusky conviction.

The entire report of the independent Special Investigative Counsel (also known as the "Freeh Report") concerning the actions of Penn State University relating to the child sexual abuse can be found here.
MCADSV is not a direct service provider.
For immediate help in Missouri, click here

or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
or the National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673.

This project was supported in part by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program contract No. 2013G991540 and by Grant No. 2012-MU-AX-0009 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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