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NCJ Number: 179105 Find in a Library
Title: Bitter Earth: Child Sexual Abuse in Indian Country, Discussion Guide
Corporate Author: National Indian Justice Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: National Indian Justice Ctr
Petaluma, CA 94952
NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Office for Victims of Crime
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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This discussion guide is designed as an educational tool for increasing the awareness of child sexual abuse in Indian Country among community members and non-Indian service providers.
Abstract: The discussion guide is intended to be used in conjunction with a video that deals with child sexual abuse. The video highlights the importance of child victim advocates to assist children and their families. It includes a list of behavioral symptoms that indicate child sexual abuse. The discussion guide identifies various training topics, including community resources targeting child sexual abuse victims and their families, tribal leader role in responding to child sexual abuse, jurisdictional issues, traditional beliefs and healing approaches that are culturally relevant, juvenile sex offenders, incest, and the link between drug abuse and sexual abuse. 7 references
Main Term(s): Child victims
Index Term(s): Abused children; Child Sexual Abuse; Crimes against children; Drug Related Crime; Incest; Indian affairs; Indian justice; Juvenile Sex Offenders; Sexual assault victims
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