Connie Burrows Horton is an assistant professor, and Tracy K. Cruise is a graduate student, both in the Department of Psychology at Illinois State University.
Clinical Assessment of Child Victims and Adult Survivors of Child Maltreatment
Article first published online: 23 DEC 2011
1997 American Counseling Association
Journal of Counseling & Development
Volume 76, Issue 1, pages 94–104, Winter 1997
How to Cite
Horton, C. B. and Cruise, T. K. (1997), Clinical Assessment of Child Victims and Adult Survivors of Child Maltreatment. Journal of Counseling & Development, 76: 94–104. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6676.1997.tb02381.x
- Issue published online: 23 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 23 DEC 2011
In the last 2 decades, various forms of child maltreatment, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, and neglect, have gained the increased attention of the general public and mental health professionals. In this article, the authors review relevant literature to assist counselors in conducting quality clinical assessments of child victims and adult survivors of child maltreatment. Guidelines are discussed, and specific measures and procedures are recommended.