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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Child Sexual Abuse

University of Medicine & Denistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
42 East Laurel Road, Suite 1100B
Stratford, NJ 08084

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Contact Information:
Esther Deblinger, PhD
Clinical Director
856.566.7036
deblines@umdnj.edu

Program Specification:

Emphasis:

Gender:

Rating:

Intervention

Both

Moderate Evidence of Effectiveness

Age/Grade Level:

Target Settings:

Target Groups:

Early Childhood
Preschool
Elementary
Middle School
High School

Rural
Urban
Suburban
Inner City

Individuals

Ethnicity:

Other Participation Criteria:

All Ethnicities

sexually abused children

Description:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Child Sexual Abuse (CBT-CSA) is a treatment approach designed to help children and adolescents who have suffered sexual abuse overcome posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and other behavioral and emotional difficulties. The program helps children to: learn about child sexual abuse as well as healthy sexuality; therapeutically process traumatic memories; overcome problematic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; and develop effective coping and body safety skills.

Program Descriptors Include:
Behavior Management/Discipline, Family/Parental Involvement

Starting Date: Unspecified
Students Served Per Year: Unspecified
Last Verified: 2009

Risk Factors:

Protective Factors:

Program addresses the following:

Individual factors

  • Has a learning disability or emotional disturbance
  • High-risk social behavior

Program promotes the following:

Relationships

  • Presence and involvement of caring, supportive adults

Independence

  • Healthy/conventional beliefs and standards
  • Positive/resilient temperament

Program Resources:

Annual Cost:

Unspecified

Funding Sources Include:

Program Staff Includes:

Unspecified

Social Workers

Materials Used:

Supporting / Partner Organizations:

Instructional Texts/Manuals

Unspecified

Evaluation Information:

Seven treatment outcome studies (two pre- and post-test designs and five randomized control trials) have documented the efficacy of this treatment approach. Children who participated with their nonoffending parents demonstrated greater improvements than the control group, and improvements were maintained over a two-year follow-up period: reduction in children’s acting-out behaviors.

How evaluation data was collected:
Data collected and analyzed at state or organizational level

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