The APSAC Advisor is a peer reviewed quarterly news journal for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.
The APSAC Advisor provides succinct, data-based, practice-oriented articles that keep interdisciplinary professionals
informed of the latest developments in policy and practice the field of child maltreatment. It is designed to highlight
best practices in the field and publish original articles and current information about child maltreatment for professionals
from a variety of backgrounds including medicine, law, law enforcement, social work, child protective services, psychology,
public health and prevention in the U.S.
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1998 Number 3
Community Partnerships - A Movement With a Mission
A united community can produce powerful changes. Even the complex issues of safety and protection of children can be creatively addressed by a strong community network of concerned and committed providers and residents.
Sexual Abuse Versus Consensual Sex: Issues to Consider When Treating Latina Adolescents Who Have Been Kidnapped or “Robbed”
This article presents a framework for understanding the complex situation of Latina adolescents who have been kidnaped by someone they knew for the purpose of having sexual contact.
Sexual Abuse Allegations in Custody Violation Cases: Difficult Decisions in Divisive Divorces
Of the many cases handled by Child Protective Services, police, medical, and clinical professionals, no allegation is more difficult to investigate than sexual abuse arising in the context of marital discord
The purpose of Journal Highlights is to alert readers to current literature on child abuse. Selected articles from journals representing the variety of disciplines reflected in APSAC's membership are presented in the form of an annotated bibliography.