- Preparation and planning is essential prior to visiting the alleged abuser or offender as it provides the practitioner with the opportunity to reflect on their own emotional responses, assumptions and biases when working with people who sexually abuse children.
- It is likely that the alleged abuser or offender has used a range of tactics and strategies to cause the parent to doubt whether the alleged abuser or offender poses a risk to their child.
- Empathic and supportive work with the parent that acknowledges their challenges and changes to their family life will increase their capacity to support their child.
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