In the Public Interest

A publication of the Public Interest Directorate
December 2011

Lead Story

Understanding child sexual abuse

In the Public Interest December 2011

An APA brochure describes warning signs, steps parents and caregivers can take to prevent abuse, and what treatments are available

Policy Update

  • December 2011 Policy Update
    APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office moderated a panel on domestic violence and children, supported the reintroduction of legislation to enhance the response of health systems to domestic violence, and signed-on to a coalition letter in support of federal funds to be used for syringe exchange program.