ERIC Number: EJ555100
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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A Child Witness Advocacy Program: Caretakers' and Professionals' Views.
Doueck, Howard J.; Weston, Elisabeth A.; Filbert, Lynda; Beekhuis, Ruth; Redlich, Heidi F.
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v6 n1 p113-32 1997
Interviewed child victim advocates (N=26) to evaluate the effectiveness of a child victim witness program that helps children during the criminal prosecution of their abusers. Results show that the program faced systemic challenges, but respondents were positive about its usefulness in preparing children to testify and in helping children relax. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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