Treating Sexually Abused Boys: A Practical Guide for Therapists and Counselors

Synopsis

A Practical, Hands-On Resource
Treating Sexually Abused Boys is a much-needed resource that offers clinical guidelines for addressing the unique needs of this population. Written by an expert in the field of childhood sexual abuse, the book contains a wealth of exercises and activities that can be effectively applied in individual and group therapy settings. The techniques and exercises outlined are specifically designed to help sexually abused boys overcome feelings of helplessness, fear, and vulnerability and regain a sense of personal power.

"Treating Sexually Abused Boys offers relevant and comprehensive guidance for all mental health professionals who work with children and adolescents. The ready-to-use therapeutic activities make it an invaluable resource for today's busy clinician."
--Tim Bynum, program director, Sexual Abuse Treatment Services for YWCA of Kauai, Hawaii

"Camino has written a practical, easily understood guide for those who work with boys affected by sexual abuse. Both the experienced therapist and the newcomer will find it helpful."
--Mic Hunter, author of Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse and editor of The Sexually Abused Male, Volumes I & II

"If you have ever shrunk away from working with boy victims of sexual abuse-out of fear of the subject's complexity or your own uncertainty-this book is a must read. It combines practicality with a refreshing directness in teasing apart some of the intricacies of power and vulnerability as those issues play out with this tragically underserved population."
--Eugene Porter, author of Treating the Young Male Victim of Sexual Assault

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Lisa Camino
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • San Francisco
Publication year:
  • 2000