Posts tagged "Child Sexual Abuse and Penn State"

"Say It Ain't So, Joe"

Power corrupts.  Power allows for invincibility. Power produces arrogance.  Power in a bureaucracy becomes insular, revered, untouchable, and even fearful. This is the culture which Joe Paterno created as the legendary football coach at Penn State.  The man had more power than Graham Spanier, Penn State University President; Gary Schultz, VP; Tim Curley, Athletic Director;... Read more »

My Take on the Cake Unbaked: Penn State Scandal, Part I

As a sports fan and love of the game, I follow all facets of how sports, our culture, politics, economics, media, & psychology, are inter-connected. As a professor, clinical social worker, and therapist, my major field of study and practice has been in the area of trauma:  combat-related PTSD,  sexual harassment, bullying, child sexual assault,... Read more »