Research identifies four dimensions of risk of child sexual abuse in institutional settings

Research identifies four dimensions of risk of child sexual abuse in institutional settings

By Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, June 19, 2017

Research identifies four dimensions of risk of child sexual abuse in institutional settings

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released a new research report that identifies four dimensions of risk of child sexual abuse in institutional settings.

Professors Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore from the University of Sydney were contracted by the Royal Commission to establish a means of differentiating between types of institutions in terms of level of risk of child sexual abuse according to their characteristics and the services they provide.

The research report, Assessing the different dimensions and degrees of risk of child sexual abuse in institutions, proposes situational, vulnerability, propensity and institutional risks as the four main dimensions  . . . 

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