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Finding Your Way: What Happens When You Tell about Abuseby Linda M. Pucci
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This brief-easy-to-understand book explains what happens when a child discloses abuse and how various systems may respond to this disclosure, from investigation through prosecution or juvenile court involvement to therapy.
Intended for children ages 9-18, this book is written in a supportive tone and helps children to understand what abuse is, the steps that are taken to protect the child, the process of prosecuting the abuser, and the child's own feeling and healing process.
Written in a supportive tone, this easy-to-understand book explains what happens when a child discloses abuse and how various systems may respond to the testimony. Finding Your Way is intended to help children understand what abuse is, the steps that are taken to protect a child, the process of prosecuting the abuser, and the child's feelings during the healing process. Intended for children ages 9-18, this is a valuable tool for any professional whose work involves protecting or treating abused children as well as investigating and prosecuting child abuse cases.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-167) and index.
Table of Contents
Educator information : building a foundation — Preparing to perform duties and functions — Basic foundation information : communicating with child witnesses — Meeting the parent and child — The court educator, lawyer and therapist — A prosecutor's perspective on court preparation : boundaries and roles / by Thomas J. Fallon, J.D.
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