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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1999 Number 3
Issues concerning science and public policy have been raised by the publication of an article about the long-term impact of sexual abuse on college students. Public furor ensued when the perceived implications of the article became the talk of the airwaves, newspaper columns, and the Internet.
A parent, usually a mother, believes her child is being molested by the other parent. Maybe a father believes his child is being molested by the stepfather or mother's paramour Surely this is a relevant, perhaps determinative, issue in a court's custody and visitation order.
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.