Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A program for adolescents who have been sexually abused: A thesis
by Gomez, Laura, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2016, 56; 10007421
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to locate a potential funding source and write a grant application to provide a focused treatment for sexually abused adolescents. A literature review was performed to investigate the effects of child sexual abuse and evidence-based treatments that target the traumas and maladaptive behaviors that are a product of sexual abuse. As part of a therapeutic treatment resource within the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, Santa Fe Springs, the proposed program should help adolescents with necessary techniques to overcome sexual abuse-related challenges. The chosen funding source is the National Institutes of Health. The program will entail a psychotherapy–support group approach for sexually abused adolescent females. The goal is to help clients reduce symptoms that negatively affect their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

Actual submission and/or funding of this grant was not required for the completion of this project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Green, Yolanda
Commitee: Chambers, Ruth M., Washington, Thomas A.
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Mental health, Behavioral psychology, Social work
Keywords: Los Angeles County, Program for adolescents, Sexually abused
Publication Number: 10007421
ISBN: 978-1-339-44781-0
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