Caring for Kids

Eileen Lynch | July 4, 2014

The Importance of Sleep

“I’ve always been interested in childhood maltreatment because it represents such an extreme failure of caregiving,” said Kristin Valentino, the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Assistant Professor of Psychology at Notre Dame. “I’m really passionate about this issue, which affects 2 million people in our country each year.”

Valentino, who is currently working on a project to improve the relationships between maltreated children and their caregivers, has been selected to receive the American Psychological Association (APA) 2014 Early Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research in Child Maltreatment.

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