Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment
Call Number: HV 6570 .H356 2012
Publication Date: 2012
The field of child sexual abuse has experienced an explosion of research, literature, and enhanced treatment methods over the last thirty years. Representing the latest refinements of thought in this field, this volume combines the most current research with a wealth of clinical experience.
Contents: I. IDENTIFICATION: -- Child sexual abuse : the scope of the problem -- Child sexual abuse, traumatic experiences, and their impact on the developing brain -- The long-term health effects of child sexual abuse -- II. ASSESSMENT: -- Navigating the system : the complexities of the multidisciplinary team in cases of child sexual abuse -- The forensic interview : a challenging conversation -- Developmentally sensitive assessment methods in child sexual abuse cases -- Comprehensive and therapeutic assessment of child sexual abuse : a bridge to treatment -- III. EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT AND OTHER EFFECTIVE APPROACHES: -- Determining best practice for treating sexually victimized children -- Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy -- Eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy with children who have experienced sexual abuse and trauma -- Trauma-focused integrated play therapy (TF-IPT) -- Parent-child interaction therapy for sexually abused children -- Flexibly sequential play therapy (FSPT) with sexually victimized children -- Child-parent relationship therapy with nonoffending parents of sexually abused children -- Trauma informed art therapy and sexual abuse in children -- Group therapy with sexually abused children -- Effectively incorporating bibliotherapy into treatment for child sexual abuse -- IV. SPECIAL ISSUES: -- Clinical considerations when children have problematic sexual behavior -- Intervention application for self-injury following childhood sexual abuse -- Treatment considerations with sexually traumatized adolescents -- Understanding and treating adolescents with illegal sexual behavior -- Cultural issues in child sexual abuse intervention and prevention -- Working with survivors of child sexual abuse : secondary trauma and vicarious traumatization -- Preventing childhood sexual abuse : an ecological approach.