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NCJ Number: 166772 Find in a Library
Title: Thirteenth National Symposium on Child Sexual Abuse, March 18-21, 1997, Huntsville, Alabama: Resource Materials
Corporate Author: National Children's Advocacy Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 360
Sponsoring Agency: National Children's Advocacy Ctr
Huntsville, AL 35801
Sale Source: National Children's Advocacy Ctr
210 Pratt Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume contains resource materials on child sexual abuse that were part of a March 1997 national symposium on child sexual abuse in Huntsville, Alabama.
Abstract: Leaders and professionals in several disciplines dealing with child sexual abuse shared their experience and expertise at the symposium. Participants covered the importance of aligning with battered women to protect both mothers and children, childhood eating disorders as an indicator of family abuse, forensic interviews with child sexual abuse victims, and group treatment for young male victims of sexual assault. Participants also examined needs of adolescent mothers and associated past sexual abuse issues, effective therapy for teenage sexual abuse victims, the treatment of black child sexual abuse survivors, and supportive services for families who adopt abused children. In addition, participants addressed the medical evaluation of physical and sexual abuse, child physical abuse, vulnerabilities of disabled children, how to make courts safe for children, and effective advocacy strategies in child maltreatment cases. Finally, participants focused on effective investigative strategies in serious physical abuse and child homicide cases, forensic evaluation of sexually abused children, non-offensive treatment of non-offending parents, sex education for adolescent sex offenders, statutory rape, teenage pregnancy, stress management and burnout prevention, preparation and presentation of testimony in child sexual abuse cases, advanced techniques in sensory-based treatment, child molesters who abduct, acquaintance rape, and the importance of corroborating victim statements in child abuse investigations. References
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Abused women; Abusing parents; Acquaintance rape; Black/African Americans; Child abuse investigations; Child abuse prevention; Child abuse treatment; Child molesters; Child Sexual Abuse; Children in the courtroom; Crimes against children; Delaware; Female victims; Juvenile Sex Offenders; Juvenile witnesses; Special needs children; Victims of violent crime
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