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December, 2016

child sexual abuse from acquaintances

child sexual abuse from acquaintances Sexual abuse by acquaintances is the single largest category of child sexual abuse, accounting for 16% to 50% of all abuse, depending on how this category is defined. Although acquaintance rape is now the subject of intensive investigation, the same cannot be said of acquaintance child sexual abuse. Indeed, although […]

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Child sexual abuse from strangers

Child sexual abuse from strangers One of the most frightening of all types of abuse is that by strangers. The fear, of course, is that children will be accosted by strangers in the children’s neighborhoods and will be abused, raped, and sometimes even murdered. The public seems to be most concerned about this type of […]

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TYPES OF EXTRAFAMILIAL ABUSE

TYPES OF EXTRAFAMILIAL ABUSE This next section furthers the discussion of risk of extrafamilial abuse by reviewing the different groups of perpetrators. In the following section the major types of extrafamilial abuse, including abuse by strangers, acquaintances, authority figures (including abuse by unrelated caregivers), friends of the family, friends, and dates are presented. As discussed […]

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Underemphasis of extrafamilial child sexual abuse

Underemphasis of extrafamilial child sexual abuse These analyses indicate that extrafamilial abuse is easily the most prevalent type of abuse, even though intrafamilial abuse is the abuse most often identified. Yet, while only approximately 5% of all committed child sexual abuse is by a biological father or stepfather and approximately 30% of committed abuse is […]

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Estimated Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse

Estimated Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse The purpose of this chapter was to provide an estimate of the scope of the problem of child sexual abuse. The scope of child sexual abuse is traditionally defined by its incidence rate or prevalence. Incidence rates give an estimate of the cases of child sexual abuse that, on […]

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PREVALENCE OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

PREVALENCE OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE Several studies have attempted to determine the prevalence of child sexual abuse within specific populations. These studies are far different from incidence studies as they represent not only victims of child sexual abuse coming to the attention of authorities, but also those whose abuse was never reported and substantiated. As […]

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Bureau of Justice Statistics on Child Rape

Bureau of Justice Statistics on Child Rape The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) uses two sources to report annual rape data. The Uniform Crimes Report (UCR) includes incidents of sexual assault reported to law enforcement agencies, whereas the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) includes incidents gathered in interviews of randomly selected individuals aged 12 and […]

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National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect Data System

National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect Data System The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN), through a cooperative and voluntary federal and state partnership, developed the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1997). An annual report from these findings has been issued since […]

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Third National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-3)

Third National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-3) The most extensive survey of the incidence of child sexual abuse is the Third National Incidence Study (NIS-3) (Sedlak & Broadhurst, 1996). Data for this study were collected during a three-month period in 1993. In a nationally representative sample of 42 counties, child protective services […]

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INCIDENCE OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

INCIDENCE OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE Incidence studies vary in their ability to capture the number of abuse cases that come to the attention of professionals. There are three primary, ongoing attempts to determine the incidence rate of child sexual abuse. The most comprehensive is the National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect, done every […]

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