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Title: Child Sexual Assault: Confronting the Crisis
Author(s): L J Romano; A T Laszlo
Corporate Author: National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
United States of America
Editor(s): M B Ayres
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 211
Sponsoring Agency: National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
Alexandria, VA 22314-3490
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20201
Grant Number: 90-CA-1170
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual is intended for use as a training and reference material for personnel from various disciplines who want to learn how to respond appropriately and effectively to alleged child sexual abuse in out-of-home child care settings.
Abstract: The manual provides all the materials necessary for conducting a 3-day investigation training program detailed in 9 training modules. It includes a suggested training program outline, detailed lesson plans for eight basic areas and three elective areas, class handouts and case study exercises, bibliographies, a competency pre-test and post-test, and a sample program evaluation form. The manual containing the model guidelines includes sections on the development of a multidisciplinary team to investigate allegations, guidelines on investigation planning and preparation, investigation format, the management of the victim's parents, and stress management for investigators.
Main Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse
Index Term(s): Child abuse detection; Child abuse investigations; Child abuse reporting; Child care services
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