6. Developmentally Sensitive Assessment Methods in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

  1. Paris Goodyear-Brown
  1. Sandra Hewitt

Published Online: 4 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118094822.ch6

Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment

Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment

How to Cite

Hewitt, S. (2011) Developmentally Sensitive Assessment Methods in Child Sexual Abuse Cases, in Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment (ed P. Goodyear-Brown), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118094822.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470877296

Online ISBN: 9781118094822

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Keywords:

  • developmentally sensitive assessment methods;
  • verbal communication;
  • forensic interview;
  • sexual abuse assessment;
  • procedural memory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Step 1: Interview of Primary Caretaker(s)

  • Step 2: Observation and Assessment of the Child

  • Step 3: Writing Findings

  • When Risk Exists but There Is No Documentation

  • Case Studies

  • Conclusion