There is so much more to consider when the victim is a child or teen. Some CSAPs have been working with CSA victims for a while and see several children a day. Other CSAPs may only work with six children and families a year.
A Development Approach to Working with Teen Victims Adolescence is a period of great change. In addition to the transformations we normally associate with this life stage, the architecture of the brain is in flux as the foundational structures for adult behavior and thought processes are being built.
2 A Developmental Approach to Working with Teen Victims negotiating new and tricky social situations. Support and guidance can help teens navigate new, but necessary,