Boy Scouts

December 17, 2019
Sexual Assault and Violence against women of color.

The Hope of Posttraumatic Growth: After the Nightmare is Over, Trauma Survivors May Experience Profound Positive Changes

Traumatic events haunt some people for their entire lives. Survivors who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may relive the trauma through flashbacks and dreams; they may […]
September 13, 2019
Intergenerational Trauma and PTSD

Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic […]
June 19, 2019
Boy Scouts and Sexual Abuse Allegations

Victimized Boys to Traumatized Men: Boy Scouts Fail Thousands of Sexual Abuse Survivors

At least one in six men have been sexually abused or assaulted. An estimated 16 to 18% of these men were victimized when they were under […]
May 2, 2019
American Flag - Boy Scouts

Best Kept Secrets: Boy Scouts of America Shields Perpetrators, Puts Youth at Risk

Don’t keep secrets that make you uncomfortable. Tell someone. By relaying this simple –  yet invaluable – message to our children, we hope to keep them […]
April 27, 2019
Boy Scouts Sexual Assault

Thousands of Sexual Predators Enjoyed Protection and Anonymity Provided by the Boy Scouts of America

They were supposed to be role models. Since 1910, adult mentors volunteering with Boy Scouts of America have helped millions of youth learn new skills, develop […]