Loyola University Chicago

Civitas ChildLaw Center

School of Law


Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Professor Coupet discussed her new book, Children, Sexuality and the Law, at the Civitas ChildLaw Center’s October 14 Coffee Talk. Her book explores such topics as gender identity and the role of social media. Professor Sacha Coupet is an associate professor of law at Loyola University Chicago. During her doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan, Professor Coupet served as a psychological consultant to the Michigan Child Welfare Law Resource Center, the Child Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School, county juvenile court and state human service departments. While at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, she continued her psychological practice, consulting with both the Consortium Children's Growth and Development Program and Children's Service Incorporated, treatment agencies serving at-risk children in Philadelphia. She went on to become a dean's fellow at the University of Michigan Law School, where she taught for two years in the Child Advocacy Law Clinic. Her focus is on policy and practice issues in child and family welfare, particularly kinship care.  Her talk was followed by a reception.