Adopting or Fostering a Sexually Abused Child (Child care policy & practice (BAAF))

Published Date: 5th August 2015

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MacAskill, Catherine


This book looks at the social problems encountered by those involved in the adoption and fostering of children who have been sexually abused. Drawing on interviews with families who have had direct experience of the problems, this book by Catherine MacAskill, includes chapters on recognizing the signs of sexual abuse, helping children talk about their experiences, the impact on other children in the family, the trauma of allegations, support services and the appropriateness or otherwise of psychotherapy. This book is designed to be of interest to both social workers and substitute parents.


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