Indianapolis coach of Olympic gymnasts charged with child molesting, sexual misconduct

YPAD has learned of another case involving a gymnastics coach sexually abusing a minor. We will follow this case and update as we learn more. 2:10 p.m. UPDATE: Local and federal authorities have outlined formal charges against gymnastics coach Marvin L. Sharp, who is accused of having sexual contact with one of his students and for possessing child…

Welcome Alissa Ackerman PhD.!

Y.P.A.D. is honored to welcome Alissa R. Ackerman, PhD. Alissa is a criminal justice professor at the University of Washington, Tacoma. She is a sex crimes researcher and has written extensively on sex offender policy and practice. She is currently involved in several research projects that span from sex offender policy to survivor-centered healing, while her…