Intensive child therapy to prevent further abuse victimization: A case study.

Citation: Greenwald, R. (2014). Intensive child therapy to prevent further abuse victimization: A case study. Journal of Child Custody, 11, 325-334.

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Abstract

It can be difficult to protect a child from ongoing abuse when the child is too traumatized to disclose the abuse to the Child Protective Services interviewer or court evaluator. This article reports on the intensive 2-day trauma-focused treatment of an abused child. The child’s traumatization was reduced and she was thereby empowered to clearly and effectively disclose the abuse in two critical interviews.