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NCJ Number: NCJ 241449     Find in a Library
Title: Sexual Abuse of Individuals with Disabilities: Prevention Strategies for Clinical Practice
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Author(s): Adriana G. McEachern
  Journal: Journal of Child Sexual Abuse  Volume:21  Issue:4  Dated:July - August 2012  Pages:386 to 398
Date Published: 08/2012
Page Count: 13
  Annotation: This paper reviews several studies conducted on sexual abuse of individuals with disabilities with a focus on clinical prevention strategies.
Abstract: Sexual abuse of individuals with disabilities occurs in alarming proportions, although the prevalence and incidence of such abuse is difficult to determine. Although all states maintain statistics on child sexual abuse, the rate of victimization for individuals with disabilities is not specific. This paper reviews several studies conducted on sexual abuse of individuals with disabilities with a focus on clinical prevention strategies. Recommendations for future directions in prevention and research are provided. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
Main Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse
Index Term(s): Victimization ; Persons with Disabilities ; Child abuse prevention ; Special needs children
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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