Adopting or Fostering a Sexually Abused Child, Paperback / softback Book

Adopting or Fostering a Sexually Abused Child Paperback / softback

Part of the Child care policy & practice (BAAF) series


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 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 171 pages, line illustrations
  • Publisher: Free Association Books
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  • Category: Child abuse
  • ISBN: 9780713467604


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