Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues

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DIANE Publishing, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 116 pages
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Addresses the needs of professionals who encounter child sexual abuse in the course of their work. Describes professional practices in sexual abuse and discusses how to address the problems of sexually abused children and their families. Meets the needs of child protection workers, the front line staff mandated to investigate reports of child maltreatment. Also benefits educators and health care professionals, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and legal professionals. Charts, glossary, bibliography, and list of resources.
 

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Page 9 - sexual abuse" includes — (A) the employment, use, persuasion, inducement, enticement, or coercion of any child to engage in, or assist any other person to engage in, any sexually explicit conduct or simulation of such conduct for the purpose of producing...
Page vii - The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act was signed into law in 1974. Since that time, the Federal Government has served as a catalyst to mobilize society's social service, mental health, medical, educational, legal, and law enforcement systems to address the challenges in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
Page vii - For example, it was not until the early 1 980's that sexual abuse became a major focus in child maltreatment research and treatment. Likewise, we have a better grasp of what we can do to prevent child abuse and neglect from occurring. Further, our knowledge of the unique roles key professionals can play in child protection has been more clearly defined, and a great deal has been learned about how to enhance coordination and collaboration of community agencies and professionals. Finally, we are facing...
Page ix - Congress of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Montreal.
Page 95 - Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information PO Box 1182 Washington, DC 20013 (703...
Page vii - Government has served as a catalyst to mobilize society's social service, mental health, medical, educational, legal, and law enforcement resources to address the challenges in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. In 1977, in one of its early efforts to achieve this goal, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN) developed 21 manuals (the User Manual Series') to provide guidance to professionals involved in the child protection system and to enhance community collaboration...
Page 99 - Please circle the number that tells how often your child has shown the following behaviors recently or in the last 6 months...
Page 91 - American Academy of Pediatrics. Guidelines for the evaluation of sexual abuse of children: subject review.
Page 95 - University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration 969 East 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637 (312) 702-9419 Association for Sexual Abuse Prevention (ASAP) PO Box 421 Kalamazoo, MI 49005 (616) 349-9072 (216)221-6818 C.
Page 9 - There are two types of statutes in which definitions of sexual abuse can be found — child protection (civil) and criminal. The purposes of these laws differ. Child protection statutes are concerned with sexual abuse as a condition from which children need to be protected. Thus, these laws include child sexual abuse as one of the forms of maltreatment that must be reported by designated professionals and investigated by child protection agencies.

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