Clinical psychology and child protection

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Title: Clinical psychology and child protection
Authors: O'Brien, Elaine
Carey, Sean
Carr, Alan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6261
Date: 2000
Abstract: In this 1998 postal survey of 140 clinical psychologists working in eight Health Boards and Voluntary agencies in the Republic of Ireland, it was found that clinical psychologists from child mental health, adult mental health and services for people with physical and intellectual disabilities were involved in child abuse and protection work. Clinical psychologists' child protection work spanned a number of domains including validation, general assessment, risk assessment, treatment of victims and offenders, consultation with other disciplines, administration and report writing, prevention, research and providing staff support.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
Keywords: Clinical psychology;Ireland;Child protection
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Carr, A. (eds). Clinical Psychology in Ireland Volume 1. Empirical Studies of Professional Practice
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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