CONCEPTUALISING A PROPOSED SUPPORT STRATEGY FOR SEXUALLY ABUSED BOYS IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD

Helga Steyn, Carlien van Wyk, Ansie Kitching

Abstract


Male child sexual abuse in middle childhood has serious effects with the increased risk of development of various mental illnesses and disorders, as well as extreme forms of emotional and behavioural problems. This study conceptualises a proposed support strategy for sexually abused boys in their middle childhood placed in a clinic school. The proposed support strategy involves three main facets, namely the strengthening of the sexually abused boy as an individual; sustaining a deep, trusting relationship; and the facilitation of a sustainable supportive context for these boys

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15270/53-4-596

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