Roundup: Penn State offering free counseling to sex-abuse victims; more child-abuse prevention services in WI town; GA law eliminates “spousal privilege” in DV cases

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (Associated Press photo)

The Associated Press reported that Penn State has contracted with Praesidium Inc., based in Arlington, TX, which is described as an abuse risk management company.

The services are confidential and will be provided by counselors from outside Penn State; the phone number and email address to reach Praesidium in connection with the Penn State case was activated Wednesday. It was not known how much the counseling service will eventually cost the university.

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