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Rape, Incest, and Sexual Harassment: A Guide for Helping Survivors

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A working guide to the treatment of survivors of sexual victimization, this book treats rape, incest, and harassment as related forms of sexual abuse. It reviews present literature on the long-term effects of sexual assault and considers the services and support that survivors require. Covering a wide range of issues and treatment approaches, focus is placed on the older adolescent and adult. The phases of recovery followng sexual abuse are described together with the type of assistance most appropriate at each phase. The authors provide numerous case studies and emphasize the individuality of both survivor and response. This guide should be used by both professional and layperson to help the sexually abused transcend feelings of victimization.

Rape, Incest, and Sexual Harassment discusses the issues raised by victimization. It then deals with the immediate aftermath of sexual abuse focusing on crisis intervention and advocacy with respect to emotional, medical, and legal needs. One section, devoted to counselors working with long-term effects on survivors, matches interventions to the individual client's needs and offers models for counseling frameworks. Special needs are also addressed. The book concludes with a look at the larger social problems associated with abuse and violence.

Synopsis:

This is a working guide to the treatment of survivors of rape, incest, and sexual harassment. It reviews current literature on the long-term effects of sexual abuse and discusses the services and support survivors require. The phases of recovery after sexual abuse are described together with the most appropriate assistance at each phase. This book focuses on the older adolescent and adult, providing numerous case studies and emphasizing the individuality of both survivor and response.

About the Author

NANCY L. CARLSON is a licensed counseling psychologist with a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Table of Contents

Preface

The Issues Raised by Victimization

Introduction and Perspectives

Understanding Victimization

Helping Approaches

The Immediate Aftermath of Sexual Abuse

Posttraumatic Phases

Medical Intervention

Legal Intervention

Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Promoting Recovery

Emotional Aftereffects

Counseling Models

Individual Considerations

Appendix I: Types of Professional Counselors

Appendix II: The Victim Booklet

Bibliography

Name Index

Subject Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780275925338
Author:
Quina, Kathryn
Publisher:
Praeger
Author:
Carlson, Nancy
Author:
Carlson, Nancy L.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Counseling
Subject:
Sexual harassment
Subject:
Rape victims
Subject:
Incest victims
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Rape victims -- Mental health.
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 233-251.
Series Volume:
no. 124
Publication Date:
19891231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
275
Dimensions:
9.48x6.28x1.04 in. 1.34 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Abuse » Professional Reference
Health and Self-Help » Abuse » Rape
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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"Synopsis" by , This is a working guide to the treatment of survivors of rape, incest, and sexual harassment. It reviews current literature on the long-term effects of sexual abuse and discusses the services and support survivors require. The phases of recovery after sexual abuse are described together with the most appropriate assistance at each phase. This book focuses on the older adolescent and adult, providing numerous case studies and emphasizing the individuality of both survivor and response.
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