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Wolf, Molly R.; Nochajski, Thomas H. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2013
Although the issue of dissociative amnesia in adult survivors of child sexual abuse has been contentious, many research studies have shown that there is a subset of child sexual abuse survivors who have forgotten their abuse and later remembered it. Child sexual abuse survivors with dissociative amnesia histories have different formative and…
Descriptors: Memory, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Coping
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Hunt, Robyn; Walsh, Kerryann – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2011
This paper presents the results of a systematic review of literature on the topic of parents' views about child sexual abuse prevention education. It describes: i) what parents know about child sexual abuse prevention education; ii) what child sexual abuse prevention messages parents provide to their children and what topics they discuss; iii)…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Prevention, Foreign Countries
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Walker-Williams, Hayley J.; Fouché, Ansie – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Purpose: This study evaluated the benefits of a ''survivor to thriver'' strengths-based group intervention program to facilitate posttraumatic growth in women survivors of child sexual abuse. Method: A quasi-experimental, one group, pretest, posttest, time-delay design was employed using qualitative methods to evaluate the benefits of the…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Females, Intervention
Bronson, Lisa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this thesis was to write a grant for Paramount Unified School District in California to implement a curriculum on child abuse prevention for students in grades kindergarten through 5th grade (K-5) based upon the evidence-based HealthSmart curriculum. This educational initiative will focus on child sexual abuse prevention and will be…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Prevention, Children
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Tejada, Amaris Josephine; Linder, Sandra M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a social plight that affects the lives of roughly 400,000 children annually within the United States. However, while a significant body of research exists conceptualizing the impacts of CSA on adolescent-aged children, little research is available to synthesize the impacts of CSA on preschool-aged children, particularly…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Preschool Children, Social Development
Holland, Alice R. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The outcomes of The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) child sexual abuse scandal have left many scholars and individuals questioning the university's collective identity. The goal of this research was to uncover the dominant themes that describe a problematic institutional response to the child sexual abuse incidents in order to provide…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Crisis Management, College Role
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Walsh, Kerryann; Brandon, Leisa – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2012
In this descriptive focus group study, we investigated parents' views about child sexual abuse prevention education at home and in schools. Focus groups were conducted with a sample of 30 Australian adults who identified as the parent or caregiver of a child/children aged 0-5 years. The study explored (1) parents' "knowledge" about child…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Prevention, Foreign Countries, Sexual Abuse
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Bingham, Adrian; Delap, Lucy; Jackson, Louise; Settle, Louise – History of Education, 2016
This article reflects on methodological and ethical issues that have shaped a collaborative project which aims to chart social, legal and political responses to child sexual abuse in England and Wales across the twentieth century. The etymological problem of searching for child sexual abuse in the historical archive is discussed, given that the…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Historians
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Allen, Kathleen P.; Livingston, Jennifer A.; Nickerson, Amanda B. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2020
This study explored teachers' reactions to implementing a Pre-K-Grade 5 school-based child sexual abuse prevention education program. Fifty-seven classroom teachers and two school counselors attended one of nine focus groups conducted after the implementation of the Committee for Children's "Second Step" Child Protection Unit. Teachers…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Prevention, Teaching Experience, Program Implementation
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Jaffe, Anna E.; Cranston, Christopher C.; Shadlow, Joanna O. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2012
Child sexual abuse and intimate partner violence may have a significant impact on parenting. The current study expands on existing research by examining the effects of child sexual abuse and intimate partner violence on parenting styles and parenting self-efficacy. In women from a parenting intervention program (n = 20), child sexual abuse was…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Females, Self Efficacy, Intervention
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Cromer, Lisa DeMarni; Goldsmith, Rachel E. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2010
Child sexual abuse myths comprise incorrect beliefs regarding sexual abuse, victims, and perpetrators. Relations among myth acceptance, responses to disclosure, legal decisions, and victims' subsequent psychological and health outcomes underscore the importance of understanding child sexual abuse myths. Despite accurate knowledge regarding child…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Misconceptions, Individual Differences
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Rheingold, Alyssa A.; Zajac, Kristyn; Patton, Meghan – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2012
Recent prevention research has established the efficacy of some child sexual abuse prevention programs targeting adults; however, less is known about the feasibility of implementing such programs. The current study examines the feasibility and acceptability of a child sexual abuse prevention program for child care professionals provided in two…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Prevention, Child Care
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Engh Kraft, Lisbet; Rahm, GullBritt; Eriksson, Ulla-Britt – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a global public health problem with major consequences for the individual child and society. An earlier Swedish study showed that the school nurses did not initially talk about nor mention CSA as one form of child abuse. For the child to receive adequate support, the disclosure is a precondition and is dependent on an…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Foreign Countries
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Pechtel, Pia; Evans, Ian M.; Podd, John V. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2011
Eighty-five New Zealand based practitioners experienced in treating adults with a history of child sexual abuse participated in an online judgment study of child sexual abuse outcomes using signal detection theory methodology. Participants' level of sensitivity was assessed independent of their degree of response bias when discriminating (a) known…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Responses, Coping
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Amédée, Laetitia Mélissande; Tremblay-Perreault, Amélie; Hébert, Martine; Cyr, Chantal – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study assessed the social adaptation of sexually abused children and tested whether children's emotion regulation competencies mediated the association between child sexual abuse (CSA) and two outcomes of the social domain (i.e. withdrawal and social difficulties). A group of 283 child victims of sexual abuse and a comparison group composed…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Emotional Response, Self Control
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