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The Multiprofessional Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Integrated Management, Therapy, and Legal Interventionby Tilman Furniss
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Child sex abuse is a minefield of complexity and confusion for all involved. Tilman Furniss has written a handbook that provides practical help and guidance to all professionals - from clinical treatment specialists to police and lawyers.
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Furniss argues for a multidisciplinary approach to the problem, requiring the close co-operation of a wide range of professionals from the clinical treatment specialists to the police and legal system. His handbook provides practical help and guidance for each professional group, while making them aware of the involvement of the other professionals.
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Child sex abuse is a minefield of complexity and confusion for all involved. A genuinely multidisciplinary problem, it requires the close co-operation of a wide range of people with different tasks, from the clinical treatment specialists through to the police and legal system. Tilman Furniss, a leading figure in the field of child sexual abuse, has written a unique, practical handbook designed for all professionals involved in the treatment and care of sexually abused children and their families. Based on fifteen years' innovative work, this book will help professionals develop knowledge and skills to deal with their particular task, and at the same time help them to understand the effects of their actions on the work of other professionals.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -351) and index.
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