Adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse to child protection services: current issues in social work practice

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/550471
Title:
Adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse to child protection services: current issues in social work practice
Authors:
Mooney, J
Affiliation:
NUI Galway
Citation:
Mooney, J. Adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse to child protection services: current issues in social work practice. Irish Social Worker. Spring/Summer 2014
Publisher:
Irish Social Worker
Journal:
Irish Social Worker
Issue Date:
Aug-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/550471
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Section 3(1) of the Child Care Act 1991 places an obligation and legal duty upon the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) 'to promote the welfare of children in its area who are not receiving adequate care and protection'. The role is carried out by child protection social workers throughout the State. This research focused on a specific element of this role; specifically the social worker's responsibility to accept and assess retrospective resports of childhood sexual abuse.
Keywords:
SOCIAL WORK; CHILD; SEXUAL ABUSE
Local subject classification:
DISCLOSURE

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMooney, Jen
dc.date.accessioned2015-04-23T08:00:49Zen
dc.date.available2015-04-23T08:00:49Zen
dc.date.issued2014-08en
dc.identifier.citationMooney, J. Adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse to child protection services: current issues in social work practice. Irish Social Worker. Spring/Summer 2014en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/550471en
dc.descriptionSection 3(1) of the Child Care Act 1991 places an obligation and legal duty upon the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) 'to promote the welfare of children in its area who are not receiving adequate care and protection'. The role is carried out by child protection social workers throughout the State. This research focused on a specific element of this role; specifically the social worker's responsibility to accept and assess retrospective resports of childhood sexual abuse.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Social Workeren
dc.subjectSOCIAL WORKen
dc.subjectCHILDen
dc.subjectSEXUAL ABUSEen
dc.subject.otherDISCLOSUREen
dc.titleAdult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse to child protection services: current issues in social work practiceen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentNUI Galwayen
dc.identifier.journalIrish Social Workeren
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