An Assessment of Outcomes Following Parents’ Participation in a Child Abuse Prevention Program

  title={An Assessment of Outcomes Following Parents’ Participation in a Child Abuse Prevention Program},
  author={Martine H{\'e}bert and Francine Lavoie and Nathalie Parent},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={355 - 372}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes following participation in the ESPACE parents’ workshop. A group of 55 parents who participated in the program, implemented in elementary schools in the Quebec city region, was compared to a group of 217 parents who did not attend the prevention workshop. The results revealed that attending parents suggested more adequate interventions to the vignette depicting a hypothetical situation of sexual abuse compared to nonattending parents… 

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  • Psychology
    Journal of child sexual abuse
  • 2017
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  • J. Berrick
  • Psychology, Education
    Child abuse & neglect
  • 1988

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  • J. Kohl
  • Psychology, Education
    Journal of Family Violence
  • 2004
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Promoting awareness and prevention of child sexual victimization using the Red Flag/Green Flag program: An evaluation with follow-up

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