Child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse

Adult survivors of child sexual abuse

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English
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Paper
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Thomas R. Wilken
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes information on child sexual abuse and its impacts on adult survivors. Outlines some of the relevant terminology, identifies characteristics of male and female survivors and explores stages of recovery.

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ISBN 0662209184
ISBN 066233311X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Child abuse and neglect overview paper

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Tom Hay
David Allen
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, Family Violence Prevention Division
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides introductory information on child abuse and neglect. Includes definitions of abuse, outlines the extent of the problem, and identifies some of the impacts on victims and abusers. Also includes information on preventing and reporting child abuse, and provides a list of relevant services and publications.

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CHAB.H39 1997
ISBN 0662245938

Action and change team by survivors: phase I: summary of finding & recommendations

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Carol James
Colleen N. Race
Publisher: 
Tamara's House
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Presents information on the subject of employment in order to identify the barriers to employment that female survivors of child sexual abuse face, and to make recommendations for the continuation of the Action & Change Team by Survivors (A.C.T.S.). Provides recommendations, based on the preliminary findings, on emplyment conditions and government policy.

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CHSA.J36 1999

What do YOU think? A youth peer information package on violence

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Carmel Wyse
Publisher: 
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Provincial Strategy Against Violence
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NF

Develped to help young people educate themselves and their peers about violence and to introduce publications, films and organizations that can inform youth about violence. Provides basic information, raises questions, and promotes discussion and reflection.

ISBN/ISSN: 
VIOL.W97 1999

Combining voices: supporting paths of healing in adult female and male survivors of sexual abuse

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Frederick Mathews
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Introduces some of the research findings, issues, concepts, and controversies pertaining to the support and care of adult female and male survivors of sexual abuse. Acts as a companion document to "Directory of Services for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse."

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662235096
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Includes bibliographical references.

Healing from sexual abuse trauma with spirituality

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Blanche Landry
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the limits of traditional psychology for treating sexual abuse survivors, and ways to incorporate spiritual healing in order to move from being simply survivors to truly being alive.

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ISSN 14800039

Getting through medical examinations: a resource for women survivors of abuse and their health care providers

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Sari Tudiver
Lynn McClure
Tuula Heinonen
Christine Kreklewetz
Loredana Clemente
Dawn Shiloh
Carol Scurfield
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Raises awareness and provides information to health care providers and survivors of abuse who use the health care system, using suggestions drawn from women survivors' and practitioners' recommendations and the experiences of other colleagues and professionals working in the area. Based on two research projects for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence. The first project looked at the experiences with women survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their recommendations for better meeting their health care needs. The second study explored the experience and knowledge of health care practitioners.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Fragment by fragment: feminist perspectives on memory and child sexual abuse

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English
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Paper
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Margo Rivera
Publisher: 
Gynergy Books
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Examines the topic of child sexual abuse memories from a range of perspectives.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CHSA .R58 1999
ISBN 0921881509
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Summer 2000: Fragment by Fragment is about women tackling the topic of child sexual abuse memories from a range of perspectives. The book centres on three main themes: Memory in Therapy, Memory on Trail, and Memory in Culture. Included is a critic of therapy and the false belief that accounts of abuse are fabricated, the analysis of our justice system, which frequently turns the perpetrator into the victim.

"I never told anyone this before": managing the initial disclosure of sexual abuse re-collections

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Janice A. Gasker
Publisher: 
The Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Binghampton, NY

Written mainly for social workers, counsellors and others working in therapy or support groups with women, this book provides an ethical, effective manner based on empirically tested guidelines to enable to disclose re-collections of sexual abuse. The guidelines are meant to create a helping environment structured to keep counsellors free from legal risk amidst the "false memory" debate era. This book provides language for discussing sexual abuse memories in a manner that focuses on the clients' experiences. It explores practice techniques based on theoretical foundations and real helping situations with examples from actual therapy sessions.

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CHSA.G37 1999
ISBN 0789004615
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Breaking the silence: group therapy for childhood sexual abuse. A practitioner's manual

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Judith A. Margolin
Publisher: 
The Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Binghampton, NY

Breaking the Silence is a concise, fifteen-session, time limited psychoed group therapy program for adult survivors of sexual abuse. Designed to therapeutically address the long-term sequelae associated with a history of abuse, this program guides you through the initial establishment and formation to its termination. Pertinent questions are raised and common pitfalls in therapy are highlighted. A literature review of childhood sexual abuse treatment and sections on maile survivors, sexuality and other areas dealing with the emotional repercussions of childhood sexual abuse are also included.

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CHSA.M37 1999
ISBN 0789002000
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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