Childhood crises--who to tell?

@article{Ney1985ChildhoodCT,
  title={Childhood crises--who to tell?},
  author={Philip G. Ney and Jack Herron},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1985},
  volume={98 777},
  pages={283-6}
}
This study describes an investigation of community attitudes in Christchurch towards sources of help for children in crisis situations. To whom the child turns is particularly important when a child is unable or unwilling to ask a parent for help. The children sampled showed a preference for informal sources of support (such as friends, relatives, rather than formal, such as teachers, crisis-counsellors, doctors). Most professionals believed children should use their services in preference to… CONTINUE READING

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