ERIC Number: EJ567429
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Impact of Child Sexual Abuse Medical Examinations on the Dependency and Criminal Systems.
De Jong, Allan R.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v22 n6 p645-52 Jun 1998
Reviews previous research on the sociolegal impact of medical evaluations for child sexual abuse; offers a recommended menu of research questions, concerning process and outcomes of these evaluations, interviewing techniques, the use of medical evidence in prosecution, and knowledge level of professionals in the criminal and dependency systems. Barriers to such research are identified. (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Establishing a Medical Research Agenda for Childhood Sexual Abuse: Proceedings of an Invitational Conference, May 16 & 17, 1997. For related articles see EC 619 279-281.