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Title: Characteristics of Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
Journal: Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal  Volume:13  Issue:3  Dated:(1989)  Pages:361-368
Author(s): R Keller; L Cicchinelli; D Gardner
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A number of sexual abuse treatment programs have been established to meet the needs of victims and their families.
Abstract: Variations in these treatment programs are due to differences in philosophy, system contest, client focus, problem definition, and treatment strategy adopted. This article presents findings from a nationwide survey of 553 sexual abuse treatment programs. The survey focused on program context, client, and service characteristics. It was found that most programs are affiliated with a larger public or private agency, focus on treating victims, and rely on a combination of individual, family, dyad, and group therapy approaches. 6 references, 4 tables. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Child abuse treatment
Index Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse; Juvenile counseling
Note: Presented at the Third National Family Violence Research Conference, Durham, NH, July 1987.
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