Sexually Abused And Abusing Children In Substitute Care

Sexually Abused And Abusing Children In Substitute Care

eBook - 1998
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This is one of the books in the Wiley/Department of Health series on

residential care. Residential care is an increasingly important topic in

social welfare. The series, based on research for the DOH, represents the most

up-to-date and authoritative research in this area. This book examines the

management of sexually abused and abusing children in foster and residential

care.

The authors gathered data from a review of 250 carefiles to compare the needs

and vulnerability of sexually abused and abusing children with those of

non-abused children in care. Drawing on information from their detailed

follow-up study of 40 children, the authors explore the management of sexually

abused and abusing children inside and outside their placements. They examine

the risks these children pose to other residents and foster carers? own

children, and the children's vulnerability to further abuse and exploitation.

The authors highlight three different groups of children who have distinctive

needs for management and placement: prostitutes; sexualised adolescent girls;

and young abusers. The book provides a rich source of essential messages for

policy and practice aimed at minimising the risks to these children and others.

Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, c1998.
ISBN: 9780585249438
0585249431
Characteristics: vi, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pollock, Sue
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