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Family Sexual Abuse
Frontline Research and Evaluation

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Domestic Violence

February 1991 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This valuable book reviews and discusses the latest research on family sexual abuse. With contributions by both practitioners and researchers, it covers such issues as sibling incest; the background of sexual offenders; effects of sexual abuse on children, of offender removal from the home and of reunification and the prognosis for incest offenders after treatment. Within this context the immediate problems of local practitioners dealing with real life instances are highlighted and discussed.
 
PART ONE: CONTEXT: DEVELOPMENT OF FAMILY SEXUAL ABUSE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
Jon R Conte
Child Sexual Abuse
Looking Backward and Forward

 
Margaret J Bringewatt
The Minnesota Family Sexual Abuse Project
 
PART TWO: UNDERSTANDING FAMILY SEXUAL ABUSE AND ITS EFFECTS
Carolyn J Levitt, Greg Owen and Jeanette Truchsess
Families After Sexual Abuse
What Helps? What is Needed?

 
S K Hewitt and W N Friedrich
Effects of Probable Sexual Abuse on Preschool Children
Michael J O'Brien
Taking Sibling Incest Seriously
Jane F Gilgun
Intergenerational Transmission of Child Sexual Abuse and Maltreatment
Irl Carter and Lawrence J Parker
Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse in American Indian Families
 
PART THREE: EVALUATING TREATMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS
Deborah L Woodworth
Evaluation of a Multiple-Family Incest Treatment Program
Sara Wright
Family Effects of Offender Removal from the Home
Jane Kinder Matthews, Jodie Raymaker and Kathleen Speltz
Effects of Reunification on Sexually Abusive Families
James W Maddock, Pamela R Gusk and Catherine F Lally
An Evaluation Protocol for Incest Family Functioning
Greg Owen and Nancy M Steele
Incest Offenders After Treatment
Jane Kinder Matthews, Ruth Mathews and Kathleen Speltz
Female Sexual Offenders
A Typology

 
 
PART FOUR: SYNTHESIS
Michael Quinn Patton
Patterns, Themes, and Lessons

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Michael Quinn Patton

Michael Quinn Patton is an independent consultant with more than 40 years’ experience conducting applied research and program evaluations. He lives in Minnesota, where, according to the state’s poet laureate, Garrison Keillor, “all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.” It was this interesting lack of statistical variation in Minnesota that led him to qualitative inquiry despite the strong quantitative orientation of his doctoral studies in sociology at the University of Wisconsin. He was on the faculty of the University of Minnesota for 18 years, including 5 years as director of the... More About Author

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