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NCJ Number: 121805 Find in a Library
Title: Responsibility and Management Strategies in Child Sexual Abuse: A Comparison of Child Protective Workers, Nurses, and Police Officers
Journal: Child Welfare  Volume:69  Issue:1  Dated:(January/February 1990)  Pages:43-51
Author(s): S J Kelley
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 9
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study identifies the attitudes of professionals toward the attribution of responsibility for sexual abuse and strategies for case management.
Abstract: Several variables, including the victim's gender, social status of the perpetrator, use of physical force, one's professional discipline, and past history of childhood victimization were found to influence professionals' attitudes. 2 tables and 14 references. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse
Index Term(s): Case processing; Caseload management; Child protection services
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