Resources include training curricula and materials for child welfare caseworkers on sexual abuse, including information on assessment, treatment, working with the nonoffending parent, and more. Resources include State and local examples.
Creating safe and Sacred Places : Identifying, Preventing, and Healing Sexual Abuse
McGlone & Shrader & Delgatto (2003)
Assists churches, schools, and youth organizations in creating safe and secure environments that will prevent abusive experiences.
Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment
Explores a variety of issues related to child sexual abuse from identification, assessment, and treatment methods to models for treatment implementation and abuse prevention. Chapters cover the impact of sexual abuse on the developing brain, the potential implications of early sexual victimization, navigating the complexities of multidisciplinary teams, forensic interviewing and clinical assessment, and other areas.
Child Interview Guide (PDF - 454 KB)
Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress & Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (2006)
Assists those conducting investigative interviews with children to incorporate research-based interviewing techniques with their own styles while allowing for the individual differences of each child.
Child Sexual Abuse Investigations: A Team Approach
Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children (2007)
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Describes a multidisciplinary approach to child sexual abuse investigations, including information on documentation, techniques for child and offender interviews, and case review teams. Includes a sample team protocol, case examples, and reflective activities.
Investigative Interviewing in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Pennsylvania Child Welfare Training Program (2006)
Provides child welfare professionals with the opportunity to build needed knowledge and skills to define, assess, and provide quality services to identified victims of child sexual abuse and their families.
Supervisory Issues in Child Sexual Abuse
Pennsylvania Child Welfare Training Program (2007)
Assists supervisors in learning how to provide administrative, educational, and supportive supervision to child welfare professionals who respond to cases of child sexual abuse.
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