Graduate-Level Education and Training in Child Sexual Abuse

Judith Alpert, Andrew Paulson

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The purpose of this article is to further graduate-level education and training in child sexual abuse. Two graduate-level courses that focus on child sexual abuse are considered as well. The following points are made: (a) Training in child sexual abuse should be incorporated into professional training programs; (b) research and theory courses on child sexual abuse are indicated; (c) the topic of child sexual abuse should be mainstreamed into existing practica; (d) the multidisciplinary nature of the field necessitates consideration of resources and references beyond those specific to psychology as well as professional engagement with individuals from many disciplines; and (e) training in child sexual abuse elicits strong emotional responses in trainees and others.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-371
Number of pages6
JournalProfessional Psychology: Research and Practice
Volume21
Issue number5
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StatePublished - Oct 1990

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Graduate-Level Education and Training in Child Sexual Abuse. / Alpert, Judith; Paulson, Andrew.

In: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Vol. 21, No. 5, 10.1990, p. 366-371.

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