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Minneapolis-based CornerHouse Marks 20th Anniversary of Helping Sexually Abused Children Around the World
Date:8/27/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 1989, a ground breaking ceremony was held at the site of what was to become one of the first child advocacy centers in the nation, CornerHouse. Since that day CornerHouse has become a groundbreaking organization, improving the way child abuse is investigated around the world.

CornerHouse conducts forensic interviews and non-emergency medical examinations for children and vulnerable adults who report sexual abuse or witness a violent crime. CornerHouse's pioneering interview protocol is recognized by the Minnesota State Supreme Court and has been adopted by the American Prosecutors Research Institute.

"While difficult to imagine, it wasn't until the 1960s when our society began to truly recognize and deal with the painful issue of child sexual abuse. Until that time, there were minimal public services to report, document and prosecute child sexual abuse," said Thomas Frost, executive director of CornerHouse. "CornerHouse was established in 1989 to be a safe place in our community for skilled, dedicated and compassionate professionals to interview child victims of sexual abuse and violence."

CornerHouse's Internationally Recognized Interviewing Protocol

Since it was founded in 1989, CornerHouse has trained more than 22,000 professionals around the world as mandated reporters and on its interviewing protocol. CornerHouse interviews approximately 500 children each year.

"CornerHouse had revolutionized the way child abuse is investigated," said Frost. "Instead of a child being interviewed over and over at multiple professional offices, CornerHouse's interviewing protocol puts the child's needs first. Now, the professionals come to the child-friendly environment at CornerHouse where a single recorded interview meets the needs of all investigators."

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