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Child sexual abuse in rural and remote Australian Indigenous communities : a preliminary investigation, compiled by Lyla Coorey

Label
Child sexual abuse in rural and remote Australian Indigenous communities : a preliminary investigation
Title
Child sexual abuse in rural and remote Australian Indigenous communities
Title remainder
a preliminary investigation
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Lyla Coorey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Preliminary attempt to document issues for Indigenous children experiencing abuse in rural and remote areas; documents viewpoints of some Elders, Indigenous and non-Indigenous people working in the area of child protection, family violence and related areas; outlines research methods and what further research is needed; acknowledgement of abuse is a problem; lack of services and consultation with Aboriginal people about what is needed; staff burnout; criminal aspects of child sexual assault; gives examples of some existing services in rural and remote regions; Indigenous Family Violence Advocacy Group, Cape York; intervention for male offenders; prevention
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Coorey, Lyla
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  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Child abuse
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Child sexual abuse in rural and remote Australian Indigenous communities : a preliminary investigation, compiled by Lyla Coorey
Link
http://www.aph.gov.au/SENATE/committee/indigenousaffairs_ctte/hearings/lyla_coorey_report_march05.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"February 2001"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 101-115
Contents
Introduction -- Methodology: areas requiring further investigation -- The nature of child sexual abuse: profile of the offender, prevalence, rural and remote prevalence, impact of child sexual abuse, disclosure, disclosure by adult survivors of child sexual assault, responding to disclosures -- Reporting child sexual abuse -- Factors which increase children's vulnerability to sexual abuse in rural and remote areas: neglect and lack of supervision, the higher consumption of alcohol and substance abuse, impact of the size of communities, no escape and a lack of transport, isolation, community attitudes and inaction, fear of exposure and inaction, protection of the offender, lack of services, lack of choices of services and service providers, lack of trained child sexual assault workers and culturally inappropriate services, high visibility of services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as clients, lack of community awareness of child sexual abuse, staff burnout, inadequate staff training -- Criminal aspects of child sexual assault -- Intervention for child sexual assault in rural and remote Indigenous communities: examples of existing services and strategies in some rural and remote areas -- Intervention for male offenders -- Prevention -- Appendix: social environment, poverty, welfare dependency and unemployment, violence, housing, education, health, funding issues
Extent
116 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation. Principal and/or Depositor?s permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan; see: Dept. of Senate conditions on p. [i(a)] of item
Stock number
MAR07/125
Label
Child sexual abuse in rural and remote Australian Indigenous communities : a preliminary investigation, compiled by Lyla Coorey
Link
http://www.aph.gov.au/SENATE/committee/indigenousaffairs_ctte/hearings/lyla_coorey_report_march05.pdf
Publication
Note
"February 2001"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 101-115
Contents
Introduction -- Methodology: areas requiring further investigation -- The nature of child sexual abuse: profile of the offender, prevalence, rural and remote prevalence, impact of child sexual abuse, disclosure, disclosure by adult survivors of child sexual assault, responding to disclosures -- Reporting child sexual abuse -- Factors which increase children's vulnerability to sexual abuse in rural and remote areas: neglect and lack of supervision, the higher consumption of alcohol and substance abuse, impact of the size of communities, no escape and a lack of transport, isolation, community attitudes and inaction, fear of exposure and inaction, protection of the offender, lack of services, lack of choices of services and service providers, lack of trained child sexual assault workers and culturally inappropriate services, high visibility of services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as clients, lack of community awareness of child sexual abuse, staff burnout, inadequate staff training -- Criminal aspects of child sexual assault -- Intervention for child sexual assault in rural and remote Indigenous communities: examples of existing services and strategies in some rural and remote areas -- Intervention for male offenders -- Prevention -- Appendix: social environment, poverty, welfare dependency and unemployment, violence, housing, education, health, funding issues
Extent
116 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation. Principal and/or Depositor?s permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan; see: Dept. of Senate conditions on p. [i(a)] of item
Stock number
MAR07/125

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