ERIC Number: EJ370362
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A Comparative Study of Attitudes toward Child Sexual Abuse among Social Work and Judicial System Professionals.
Saunders, Edward J.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v12 n1 p83-90 1988
Significant differences in attitudes toward perpetrators and victims of child sexual abuse were found among child welfare social workers, police officers, district attorneys, public defenders, and judges (N=132). In particular, professional groups differed in their beliefs about victim credibility and punishment of offenders. (JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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