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Truth Is Longer Than a Lie Children's Experiences of Abuse and Professional Interventions

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ISBN-10: 1843103176

ISBN-13: 9781843103172

Edition: 2006

Authors: Chris Goddard, Chris Goddard

List price: $39.95
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The Truth is Longer Than a Lie provides important insights into children's experiences of abuse and their perception of professional intervention. Mudaly and Goddard promote the emerging child-centred approach to research, which provides children with an opportunity to talk about abuse and its effects on their lives, their views on the reasons for abuse, their opinions of abusers and non-offending parents and the dynamics of disclosing abuse. A section on children's perceptions of the professionals who intervened ? to protect them, to prosecute the abuser, or to provide therapeutic counselling ? sets the context for a discussion of how professionals can respond appropriately to individuals?…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 3/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

The power of children's voices
The silencing of children
Child-centred practice : the foundation of effective research with children who have been abused
The ethics of listening to children in research
A chance to be heard : involving children who have been abused in research
Children's voices : their views on abuse and the impact of abuse
Children's voices : their views about making disclosures, about abusers and non-offending parents
Children's voices : their experience of professional interventions
Children as hostages to abuse
Children's vulnerability to abuse : a double-edged issue
The complexity of listening professionally to children
The way forward