Lesson 4 - Assessment and Treatment

This lesson will provide an overview of implications and methods of treatment for children and adults who have been abused. Personal and professional issues that should be considered when treating victims of abuse will also be addressed.

At the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of assessment when treating child, teen and adult victims of abuse.
  2. Identify therapeutic stages.
  3. Identify various treatment modalities that are often utilized when treating victims of abuse.
  4. Identify personal and professional issues for the therapist and strategies for addressing them.

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