Tagged: Abuse

Exploring Options To Help Pedophiles

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with clinical psychologist Wilson Kenney about myths and facts surrounding pedophilia and what treatments and support systems are available for people.

Twitter Trend Takes On The Psychology Of Leaving An Abusive Relationship

OPB |Sept. 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In response to the viral video of a former NFL player assaulting his wife, survivors of domestic violence have turned to Twitter to explain #whyIstayed and #whyIleft.

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB |Jan. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

Protecting Oregon's Elders From Abuse

June 05, 2013 12:15 p.m.

This week the state legislature gave final approval to a bill that would expand the list of mandatory reporters for elder abuse.

How To Curb Child Sex Trafficking

April 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Several bills working their way through the legislature right now seek to crack down on child sex trafficking in Oregon.

Boy Scouts Files Released

Oct. 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Tens of thousands of pages of confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America were released Thursday.

Behind the NCAA's Penn State Decision

July 24, 2012 9:40 a.m.

Oregon State University President Ed Ray will be on to discuss the NCAA sanctions against Penn State as well as some issues affecting higher education here in Oregon.

The Murder of Karly Sheehan

May 23, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Karen Spears Zacharias's latest book — part crime story, part memoir — explores the brutal 2005 murder of a three-year-old girl.

Abuse at Coffee Creek Prison

May 01, 2012 9:25 a.m.

Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

The Death of Jeanette Maples

Sept. 06, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A new lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services alleges the agency should have prevented the death of 15-year-old Jeanette Maples.

Rebroadcast: Troubled Teens

Sept. 01, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A whole industry has developed to help troubled teens. In this rebroacast, you'll hear about some of those in the business — from transport companies to consultants.

Helping Your Troubled Teen

July 12, 2011 9:06 a.m.

If you have a severely troubled teenager, where do you turn for help? How do you know who to trust?

Sealing the Cracks in Foster Care

March 04, 2011 9 a.m.

We'll look at the cracks in Oregon's foster care system that allow cases of abuse to go unchecked.

Boy Scouts

April 14, 2010 9 a.m.

What does the initial $1.4 million dollar verdict against the Boy Scouts mean for the organization?

The Economy and Domestic Violence

March 02, 2010 9 a.m.

What role does the economy have in recent cases of domestic violence?

Reporting Abuse

Jan. 06, 2010 9 a.m.

What should you do if you suspect someone is being abused?

Handmade Musical Instruments

Aug. 14, 2009 9 a.m.

How do handmade instruments change the way you experience music?

Rebroadcast: Not Enough to Eat

Aug. 04, 2009 9 a.m.

What does it mean to be hungry in Oregon?

California Connections

July 09, 2009 9 a.m.

How is California’s economic trouble affecting its neighbors to the North?

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