Assessing the effectiveness of school-based sexual abuse prevention programs

Walsh, Kerryann, Zwi, Karen, Woolfenden, Susan, & Shlonsky, Aron (2016) Assessing the effectiveness of school-based sexual abuse prevention programs. Family Matters, 97, pp. 5-15.

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Abstract

This article highlights the importance of systematic reviews for research synthesis, with the strength of this approach demonstrated through the authors’ recent Cochrane review into the effectiveness of school-based programs for the prevention of child sexual abuse. It describes the features of evaluation studies and the differences between systematic reviews and more traditional literature reviews, before summarising the findings of their recent Cochrane review.

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ID Code: 94946
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: child sexual abuse, prevention, school-based program, systematic review
ISSN: 1832-8318
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
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Deposited On: 18 Apr 2016 23:21
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 22:18

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