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Applied restorative justice as a complement to systemic family Therapy: Theory and practice implications for families experiencing intra-familial adolescent sibling incest.

McNevin, Elizabeth
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. 31(1): 60-72.

This article considers the impact on and therapeutic responses to families where
there has been intra-familial sexual assault (IFSA) by an adolescent member of the
family against another younger member of the family In doing so, the article will
specifically highlight the nexus between systemic family therapy ideas and an
applied restorative justice response in the form of Youth Justice Conferencing
(YJC), as experienced through working as a family therapist in the area of adolescent
sexual offending. (Authors abstract)


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