Category Research

Research confirms that supervision of peer support workers is better if informed by knowledge and understanding of the role

An analysis of open-ended survey responses compares and contrasts perceptions on supervision from supervisors with experience providing direct peer support services (PS) and supervisors without experience providing direct peer support services (NPS). A 16-item online survey was distributed via the…

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How Adults Tell: A Study of Adults’ Experiences of Disclosure to Child Protection Social Work Services

A presentation of the findings of a study examining adult disclosures of childhood sexual abuse to child protection social work services in the Republic of Ireland. Limited literature indicates that adults can have negative experiences when disclosing childhood abuse; this…

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The experience of partner relationships for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse : a qualitative synthesis

Research has documented wide-ranging psychological impacts of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) for male survivors, but their experience of relationships is understudied. This qualitative review aimed to synthesize the qualitative literature concerning the experience of partner relationships for male CSA survivors.…

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Measuring Adverse Child Experiences Among Young Adolescents Globally: Relationships With Depressive Symptoms and Violence Perpetration

The purpose of the study was to develop a measure of ACEs applicable for young adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (ACEs) and to analyse the relationships of ACEs against two outcomes: depressive symptoms and violence perpetration. There is a…

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