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ERIC Number: EJ863254
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 111
ISSN: ISSN-1053-8712
Legal and Social Service Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: A Primer and Discussion of Relevant Research
Wiley, Tisha R. A.
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v18 n3 p267-289 2009
This paper provides a broad overview of legal and social service responses to child sexual abuse, the overarching legal framework provided by federal legislation, and funding mandates and the unique and shared investigative concerns of law enforcement and child protective service entities. Relevant psychological research is highlighted throughout, including research on investigator training, forensic interviewing techniques, children's suggestibility, jurors' perceptions of child witnesses, and courtroom accommodations for child witnesses. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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