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Promoting capacity with homeless women survivors of child sexual abuse misusing alcohol, drugs or gambling
Final Report 2005
Author: van Loon, Antonia, et al
2005
Format: Report
A report by the Royal District Nursing Service of South Australia, on survivors of childhood sexual abuse who become homeless, and support that is needed
Child sexual abuse, women survivors Homelessness Alcohol abuse Drug abuse Gambling addiction Child sexual abuse and alcohol Child sexual abuse victims, rehabilitation Early intervention Crime, disclosure Victims of crime, interventions Counselling women
Table of contents
SECTION 1.
Introduction
SECTION 2.
Literature Review and Background Context
Introduction
History of Child Sexual
Defining Child Sexual Abuse
The Common Story
Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse
The Impacts of Child Sexual Abuse
Using Narrative Therapy to Surface Somatised Memories
CSA and Homelessness
CSA and the Legal System in Australia
What Happened Within the Survivor’s Family?
Memories and Flashbacks
Disclosure
Perpetrators
Early Intervention and Prevention
Methods of Working with Women
SECTION 3.
Key Recommendations
Developing a Responsive Service
Being able to Provide Specialist CSA Counselling
Professional Development on CSA
Increased Community Awareness
Addressing Restrictions and Constraints on Services
Holistic Support
Promoting Capacity with Homeless Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Misusing Alcohol, Drugs or Gambling
Information Flow Between Services
Creating a Safe Friendly Environment
Handling the ‘Challenging’ Behaviours of this Client Group
Issues Identified for Further Research
SECTION 4.
The model used to facilitate transition
SECTION 5.
Conclusion
Corporate Author: RDNS Research Unit
Published: Royal District Nursing Service Foundation; Adelaide, South Australia
Shelf Number: Cs67
Acquisiton Number: 2738
ISBN: 1876563222

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