Sexual Assault and Abuse

Crisis Intervention and Prevention 

Topic: 
Sexual Assault and Abuse 

Textbook: (Mandatory Resource)
Name: Intervention with Clients: Suicide and Homicide
ISBN: 978-0134522715
Chapter: 9-10

Textbook Reference: (APA)
Jackson-Cherry, L., & Erford, B. (2017). Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention (Whats New in Counseling) (3rd ed.). Pearson.

Assignment 1:
Read all of Chapters 9 and 10 of the Jackson-Cherry & Erford text.  

Write a paper based on child sexual abuse policies, procedures, and laws for the state of California using Tables 10.2 and 10.3 in the textbook. 

1. Policies to Know Regarding Child Sexual Abuse (list all) 
2. Information to Include in an Initial Report of Child Sexual Abuse (including any forms)
 
GUIDELINES:
In your paper, comment on the information for each topic/application and discuss how easy or difficult you think it will be to gather that information needed. The purpose of this assignment is for you to gain familiarity with the circumstances surrounding a CPS report and the information included. (Note that teachers and substitute teachers are also mandated reports of child abuse in many U.S. States.)
Make sure to include information regarding the process of making reports, including agency procedures when sexual abuse has been reported, the process involved in interviewing and investigating sexual abuse, and the timeline during which major events occur (e.g., initial interview of the child, interview of the family and/or alleged perpetrator, filing of legal charges, removal from the home, etc.). 

PLEASE Write an appropriate introduction and conclusion. 

1500 total word requirement
At least 2 scholarly references 

PLEASE OUTLINE ANSWERS WITH SUBHEADINGS and INCLUDE an INTRODUCTION AND CONCLUSION
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